Practo is India’s leading integrated healthcare company that connects the entire health ecosystem – patients, doctors, clinics, hospitals, pharmacies, diagnostics, and other partners, to generate exceptional value and service for all, especially the end consumers.
Founded in 2008, it integrates different parts of the patients’ healthcare journey so they can have one seamless experience, right from finding and booking an appointment with verified doctors, consulting with them online with ETA as low as 60 seconds, getting medicine and lab tests at their doorstep, and accessing insightful healthcare articles authored by verified doctors. Practo also makes software products that help healthcare providers - ranging from small clinics to large hospitals - digitize and deliver more efficient and higher quality healthcare to millions of patients around the world.
As technology becomes an integral part of healthcare, Practo has also become an essential enabler in helping doctors understand the nuances of managing and securely storing all health data. Practo encrypts all data with 256-bit encryption, uses HIPAA-compliant data centers, and is one of the few healthcare companies to be ISO 27001 certified. Practo is present in 20 countries, helping 18 crore+ people every year by connecting patients with over 1 lakh verified doctor partners.
Practo’s telemedicine service(2015) is a purpose-built solution, designed to maximize patient care & confidentiality, and enable physicians to effectively evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients remotely. Practo recently won The Economic Times’ Best Telemedicine Company award and was one of the first telemedicine providers in India that could mimic an in-person doctor consultation so closely. Its USP - smart matching algorithm, helps connect patients with verified doctors, depending on the patient’s health problem, the doctor’s area of expertise, and his availability. Its unique approach allows it to connect patients with doctors 24*7*365 with an ETA as low as 60 seconds.