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VISIT Raises Seed Funding For Its Free Text a Doctor Service

Currently the platform empanels therapists, general physicians, dermatologists and nutritionists for paid specialist consultations over Video/Phone call.

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Photo Credit : VISIT's Founders,

Delhi based VISIT, an on-demand healthcare service provider, has raised an undisclosed amount in seed round funding from MapmyIndia, a marquee Technology Company based out of New Delhi.

VISIT allows users to get their health queries answered in few minutes with their free text-a-doctor service - ‘Q’. This allows the users to ask all health related questions to doctors with just a real time text message. ‘Q’ is designed to be a health-based Q&A platform that works with a personal conversation between you and your physician. It’s an easy way to get a first opinion from a doctor. If the user requires a treatment or counselling, ‘Q’ helps connect the user with a specialist over Video or Phone call within 30 minutes.

“With the new funding, we plan on investing heavily in improving our technology. We are also aiming at increasing the number of doctors and counsellors on the app to 500 over the next 3 months. The vision is to bring m-Health to a billion Indians over the next 5 years. No matter where you are, you should have access to quality healthcare at just a tap.” said Vaibhav Singh, Co-founder, VISIT.

“We have been in search of supporting a team whose mission was to make quality healthcare easily available to everyone and who had the capability to execute on this mission. In VISIT we found both and are extremely excited to support them achieve their mission. ” said Rohan Verma, Director of MapmyIndia.

VISIT was Co-founded by four graduates from BITS Pilani — Anurag Prasad, Vaibhav Singh, Chetan Anand and Shashvat Tripathi to solve the various problems in the delivery of healthcare today – booking an OPD appointment, travel time, in-clinic waiting, inability to get in-house doctor visits and privacy concerns/stigmas associated with visiting particular types of specialists like psychologists and dermatologists etc.

“We realised that for most of the 30Million+ working Indians visiting a doctor during weekdays was a big pain point. Unsurprisingly, most of us consult a doctor only when the condition is serious which diminishes the whole concept of preventive healthcare and timely follow ups. There is no single fix for Indian healthcare, but its hard to imagine a world where technology that connects patients to high-quality care (anytime, anywhere) isn’t a crucial part of the solution.” said Anurag Prasad, Co-founder, VISIT.

Currently the platform empanels therapists, general physicians, dermatologists and nutritionists for paid specialist consultations over Video/Phone call.

Talking about the specialists associated with VISIT, Chetan Anand, Co-founder, VISIT, said, “We make sure that the empanelment of doctors is carried out through a strict verification process thereby providing a reliable service to our customers. On an average only 1 out of 5 doctors make it through our stringent quality checks.”

Currently VISIT app is available for Android users as “getvisitapp” on Playstore and on Web.



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