MediBuddy acquires online medical consultation platform, Clinix
MediBuddy announced on Wednesday that it has acquired Clinix, an online medical consultation platform specializing in rural India. According to the company’s press release, MediBuddy’s acquisition of Clinix will help them further develop their operations and expand their services to the interiors of rural India.
Clinix would have set up a training system for locals by teaching them the procedures for booking medical consultations online. Additionally, they have set up kiosks in several localities which basically function as an online clinic, where individuals can consult a doctor online for their primary health care needs with the help of the facilitator, he said. .
“We view our acquisition of Clinix as a significant step forward in our goal of providing quality healthcare accessible to all Indians. Clinix has a broad presence in rural areas and with our network and infra-technology support, we aim to further expand our reach and services and achieve our goal of covering a large portion of the population, which has limited access to quality healthcare solutions,” said Satish Kannan, co-founder and CEO of MediBuddy in a statement.
“In India, the doctor-patient ratio is very skewed and when compared to rural India, it becomes even less. MediBuddy’s advanced technology and vast network will greatly help us to cover a wider range of bridge the urban-rural divide in terms of quality healthcare solutions,” said Aravind Dhulipala, co-founder and CEO of Clinix, on Wednesday.
MediBuddy claims to have a partner network of over 90,000 physicians, 7,000 hospitals, 3,000 diagnostic centers, 2,500 pharmacies, and a team of 1,800 members. According to the company, they have created an integrated ecosystem that offers patients multiple healthcare services in 16 Indian languages to provide user-friendly consultation to residents of Tier 2 and 3 cities which they can “seamlessly” access anytime and anywhere. anywhere.