Bangalore, December 22, 2014: Hyderabad-based health-tech startup, DoctorC has launched its medical test comparison services in Bangalore.
The company has apartnered with leading diagnostic centers in Bangalore, including Elbit Medical Diagnostic Center, Dr. Lal Pathlabs, Santosh Diagnostic and Scan Center and PathCare Labs and is in the process to tie up with more over the next two months, to offer its services to citizens in the city.
DoctorC is a mobile and internet application that brings transparency in medical testing. The company was launched in October 2013, and is already selling at an annual run rate of over Rs. 1,70,00,000 worth of tests per year.
DoctorC enables consumers to compare prices and quality across various tests that include MRI, CT Scans, Ultrasound, Blood tests, ECG, and EEG amongst others, across a variety of diagnostic centers in the city and book appointments. They organize local information about healthcare providers and services which help consumers make educated choices. In the process, they also provide discounts and allow the tests to be booked on the phone, online or through a mobile app.
Says Mansi Gandhi, COO and co-founder of DoctorC: “Bangalore is a key market for us, with its higher concentration of tech-savvy demographic, who look for service delivery on-the-go. The city also has a large number of healthcare service providers, and we feel the time is right for us to forge partnerships that will take us to the next level of growth.”
The company raised Rs 25 million through seed funding from California-based Leviathan Investments, Hyderabad-based Spice Capital, and Indian Angel Network members Sanjay Jesrani, founder and CEO of Go North Ventures.
The healthcare sector in India is fast emerging as a promising area for investors and innovators, with ample room for collaboration between various stakeholders to address the diverse healthcare segment in the country.