DocsApp aims to serve more patients than all offline hospital chains by 2018

Bangalore, May 24 2017: DocsApp has become India’s largest online hospital by connecting patients to doctors through chat or call. Every day over 1,200 people pay to consult specialist doctors online on the app. The number of consultations facilitated, every day, by well-established single offline private hospitals in India is approximately 1000. DocsApp is revolutionizing the healthcare sector with its unique offerings; given the current growth rate the app will be able to serve more patients than all offline hospital chains by 2018. With more and more patients availing its services, DocsApp has been able to successfully record a phenomenal 25% month-on-month growth rate. With the highest user rating of 4.3, DocsApp is ranked No.1 app in medical category on Google Play store consistently for more than 7 months. Now, DocsApp isworking its way towards serving over 10,000 people every day along with reaching 5 million downloads by 2018.

According toa report by the Healthcare Performance Management Institute in 2013, andattributed to “National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey 2006 (August 2008), 70%of the health issues can be handled online and only 30% issues require apatient to travel to the doctor. Since inception, DocsApp has beenfacilitating chat and call consultations to people, in all the corners ofIndia, in less than 30 minutes.

SatishKannan, CEO & Co-founder, DocsApp said, “From cost-effective consultations for primaryhealth care in gynaecology, paediatrics, dermatology, diabetes to giving asecond opinion on cardiac, arthritis and cancer, DocsApp has made it possiblefor the masses to access quality medical consultation across geographicallocations. We designed a safe, private and secure platform to ensure that thosehesitant in visiting specialists such as sexologists and psychiatrists, allbusy professionals and people living in far-flung remote towns can availquality medical consultation anytime, anywhere. DocsApp aims to help in these70% of the health issues that can be treated online.”

The doctorspractising on DocsApp are MD specialist doctors from top cities and areverified by a 3 step process before they are empanelled to start practice onDocsApp. More than 40% of the patients who consult the specialists are fromrural areas which are outside tier 1 & 2 cities.

AboutDocsApp: DocsApp isa healthtech company that uses technology to assist doctors in providingworld-class healthcare to the masses at affordable rates. Anybody can accessspecialist doctors in the country at any time using the app via chat and call.Launched in July 2015, DocsApp is the brainchild of IIT Madras alumniSatish Kannan and Enbasekar D. With funds worth $2 million fromFacebook angel investors Anand Rajaraman and Venky Harinarayanan, Japanese VCRebright partners, GSF Accelerator, IITM Incubation Center and other top angelslike Vijay Shekhar Sharma (Paytm), Anupam Mittal (, the platformaims to grow it’s the user base to 5 million patients in 2018. Going by itspresent approach, DocsApp will be the next big revolution in global healthcare.

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