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Bridging the Doctor- Patient Gap in India

 

One of the many deterrents in visiting a doctor is often the unpleasant experience of having to wait in queue for your turn along with other patients, carry files full of past medical records and basically spend time in a dull environment full of disease. Saurabh Arora, CEO of Lybrate was quick to identify this gap.

“There is a demand and supply gap between doctors and patients; an inertia among people to visit doctors,” observes Saurabh. Having worked with Facebook, connecting small businesses with people through technology, Saurabh returned to India two years ago connecting patients with doctors through mobile phones. Apart from noticing a general reluctance in visiting doctors, Saurabh also found that a majority of people resort to self medication instead.

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How mobile apps are transforming Healthcare

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Today, some of the apps that you download on your mobile turn your device into a more useful gadget, from being a handy interface for paying your bills, starting your car or functioning as your house alarm. It really makes your life easy and convenient. So, do not be surprised if you can also use your mobile to help you live a healthier life. Yes, check out below the best healthy lifestyle apps which are designed to make your life simple, easy and healthy. These apps will help you take care of yourself and can be one great source of inspiration and support.

 

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