Bengaluru primarily based healthcare tech startup Eka Care has raised $15 Mn in its newest collection A spherical, led by Hummingbird Ventures. The spherical additionally noticed vital participation from 3one4Capital, Mirae Property, Verlinvest, Aditya Birla Ventures, Binny Bansal, Rohit MA amongst others.
The corporate plans to utilise the proceeds from this spherical for improvement, hiring, educating shoppers on the advantages of sustaining a well being profile and serving to medical doctors transfer to digital follow.
Based in December 2020 by Vikalp Sahni and Deepak Tuli, Eka care gives a digital healthcare information safekeeping platform. Since medical information vary from pretty easy to pretty affair relying on affected person circumstances, accessing them bodily is an inconvenient course of for medical doctors, particularly in hospitals which have a better affected person footfall. Additionally, many sufferers who go to medical services outdoors of their hometown’s are inclined to misplace or neglect paperwork like prescriptions, take a look at experiences, imaging scans and so forth.
Co-founder and CEO Vikalp Sahni stated, “I don’t see a future the place you’ll proceed to maintain a big a part of your well being knowledge non-digital. If you go to a health care provider, and you’ve got a medical report file, the physician has to undergo each web page of that file, which is not possible for anybody to learn via and keep in mind,” stated Tuli. “But when it’s a graph, it’s simple to recollect and see… That’s the basic distinction for a health care provider.”
Eka Care additionally caters to the opposite aspect of the desk, by permitting medical doctors to take their follow on-line, together with on-line one-to-one affected person periods, clinic administration, digital prescriptions and so forth.
The app has partnered with the central authorities’s Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM), permitting customers to create and handle Ayushman Bharat Well being accounts (ABHA). Eka Care has additionally built-in with Unified Well being interface (UHI) and CoWIN App. These integrations assist streamline affected person ID procedures for the app.
“The essence of UHI and ABDM is that public well being report apps would be the well being locker for sufferers,” Sahni stated. “It’s completely what we would like for the customers. So, it was a pure integration for us.”
In response to Eka Care’s numbers, they’re the nation’s largest medical report database, housing 30 million well being information and 1.6 million ABHAs. The app is utilized by greater than 5,000 medical doctors.