Update on an important and sensitive incident.

Last week, we became aware of an appalling incident reported to us by a doctor who uses our platform to consult patients online. A patient, while doing a private one to one chat with the doctor, admitted to actions amounting to sexual abuse of a minor. Practo Consult, our online consultation platform, is designed to …

Continuing care beyond the clinic

After an evening with friends, Sapna* and Amit* were heading back home with their three-year-old daughter, Neeti*. Five minutes into the drive, Neeti started complaining of a tummy ache. The doting parents sprung into action immediately. Sapna took out her phone to chat online with a doctor on Practo. That was that. The doctor prescribed …

Making your clinic visits cashless, paperless and painless

At Practo, we work hard to make sure that you and your loved ones have a fantastic experience anytime there’s a healthcare need. Vast majority of consumers’ healthcare needs are served at clinics. However, for the longest time, clinic visits and treatments have not been covered by Insurance. Today, we’re taking a major step towards …

Practo brings you Sandbox Hackathon 2017

We are excited to announce that Practo is organising its first ever external hackathon – Practo Sandbox 2017 on the December 16-17th (Saturday & Sunday) at our head office in Bangalore. Practo Sandbox 2017 is the ultimate team programming challenge where participants can solve real-life healthcare problems. We are thrilled to invite employees, developers and …

Dr. Alexander Kuruvilla joins Practo

Practo appoints Dr. Alexander Kuruvilla as Chief Healthcare Strategy Officer We are strengthening our leadership team to serve the healthcare community better & help build Practo’s integrated healthcare platform I am thrilled to announce the appointment of Dr. Alexander Kuruvilla as Practo’s new Chief Healthcare Strategy Officer. Dr. Alexander is the founding partner and Joint Managing …

Urban Indians have a weak heart

World Heart Day 2017 Healthcare Map highlights the rising concerns about heart-related problems in India’s top cities. These findings can help healthcare experts understand some of the key trends associated with heart health issues that people are seeking medical advice for, in the country and take necessary steps to curb the same. Practo World Heart Day …

Your feedback’s journey on Practo

When choosing a doctor, the opinion of others who have been through a similar medical journey is possibly the most valuable advice one can get. Feedback system on Practo borrows from this fact and attempts to collect the most helpful and reliable feedback from patients. Every noble cause has a flipside Just like any other …

Detecting and preventing non-compliant feedback

Ensuring authentic feedback. Always

Practo is a neutral platform that aims to ensure a bias-free environment for doctors and patients alike. Therefore, giving and accepting feedback on the platform is governed by a stringent set of rules that doctors and patients must adhere to, in order to ensure continued fairness on the platform. While we do many things to …

Designing your home for health

Health is a deeply personal matter, and we are humbled that millions of people trust Practo for their health choices. It is the place that connects them to everything they need to take good care of themselves and their loved ones. Whether it is about getting an opinion on a health issue or finding the …