Covid has disrupted India and the increasing cases have surfaced many dire issues. The need for patient monitoring, skilled frontline workforce and continuous remote patient monitoring has emerged as a topmost priority and the need of the hour. Many healthtech startups are coming up with coping mechanisms for the country to help identify the risk and help India survive through the ongoing covid 19 pandemic.
Healthtech startups are finding new and innovative ways to help India like launching special education courses for paramedics, Home care solutions. Here is a list of 5 such healthtech startups helping India fight against Covid-19.
Virohan, a healthcare edtech startup provides vocational training for paramedics such as OT technicians, lab technicians and x-ray technicians. The company is replicating the ‘Uber-model’ but instead of Taxis, it’s focusing on Vocational Education for Paramedics, a critical need for India. Virohan has developed an end to end, proprietary technology stack to aggregate Training Providers and standardize operations from mobilization to training to placements.
In order to acknowledge the massive dearth of paramedics during the pandemic, Virohan has been focused towards strengthening allied healthcare practitioners’ workforce in the country and spreading awareness in public. Virohan launched two programs; Healthcare professionals- For Nurses and Healthcare technicians to manage COVID-19 patients providing training content with easily understandable format & videos in vernacular language (updated as per WHO guidelines) & General Awareness- For every one to become aware of do’s and don’ts of covid times; myths around the diseases and how to prevent yourself at home and at workplaces.
Established in the year 2017, MyHealthcare is a digital healthcare ecosystem that works with hospitals, clinics, its doctors, caregivers and enhances the patient care continuum processes. The core focus of MyHealthcare is to bridge the healthcare delivery gap using a data driven care process. As a service offering MyHealthcare is designed to assist hospitals and clinics in building out and scaling their digital healthcare roadmap.
Gurugram-based healthtech startup MyHealthcare has launched a home care solution that allows doctors and experts to monitor patients with mild to moderate COVID-19 symptoms remotely. The healthtech startup, which offers services such as consultation, diagnostics, health monitoring, preventive health and more, has pivoted to help India take the fight to coronavirus.
Founded in 2017, mfine is an on-demand, digital primary healthcare platform which offers professional diagnostics and health check-up services that can be availed from the comfort of home, office, or even a spa. Since its inception, mfine has redefined the primary healthcare sector. Driven by the passion to provide care, impelled with an unwavering focus on quality and steered by ground-breaking artificial intelligence, mfine’s endeavour has always been to make good health more accessible, reliable and hassle-free to all.
The Bengaluru-based telemedicine firm MFine has noticed an 80 per cent spike in online consultations all over India. Since 2020, the number of people seeking teleconsultation has increased 10 times. Currently, MFine, which has more than 4,000 doctors on its platform, is doing 12,000 medical consultations each day. Over the last 14 months, the startup has launched several initiatives, including home RT-PCR tests, Covid-19 inflammation tests and high-resolution CT scans.
iCliniq is a Medical Second Opinion platform where users can get medical advice from doctors. The virtual online medical help service provides the ultimate convenience and premier health care.
iCliniq has come up with a Coronavirus (COVID-19) Self-risk Assessment that will help identify the risk of contracting COVID-19. It has been developed based on the guidelines set by the WHO and MoHFW.
Established in the year 2015, Dozee is the pioneer in contactless, continuous remote patient monitoring (RPM) in hospitals & at home, delivering unparalleled patient safety & maximizing utilization of ICU beds. The startup has come up with a hospital-trusted technology to manage Covid-19 to home. Providing services to monitor COVID-19 related vital signs SpO2, Heart Rate, Respiration Rate and Blood Pressure from home, all in a contactless way.