Practo Prime – All your questions answered

Finding a doctor is not easy. While wading through a sea of options and choosing a doctor is half the battle, booking an appointment and visiting the doctor can be equally stressful. What if this isn’t the right doctor for me? Is the doctor available on the weekend? What if I don’t get an appointment? …

Practo Prime: High on quality, low on wait time

Practo Prime is the best visit experience you can get when you need to visit the doctor of your choice. We’ve all been there. The uncomfortably packed seating, the constant fidgeting, the anxiety about whether it’s just a fever or something more serious. We’ve all wondered if we are at the right place and how …

India is getting serious about healthcare: Practo Insights

Indians visited their doctors 3.2 times a year in 2018, up from 2.7 times in 2017 Urban Indians visit 2x more often than Indians in smaller towns and cities Out of the 7 metros, Bangaloreons visit the most at 4.8 times a year, while Delhites the least, at 3.8 times Gynecology, Dermatology and Pediatrics emerge …

India’s most comprehensive healthcare map on women

Practo’s healthcare map finds online consultation empowers women to be more proactive about their health Data across 6 crore women patients finds women over 50 years of age as one of the fastest growing user base of online consultation for their healthcare needs.  Report findings: Dermatology issues, stomach pain, kidney stone, chest pain and breast …

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 …