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Bringing Patients and Doctors Closer

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Saurabh Arora

Saurabh Arora
CEO, Lybrate

Lybrate is a web as well as mobile based app that bridges the gap between doctors and patients

Founded by former professionals from Facebook and Snapdeal in June 2013, Lybrate is an online platform and a mobile-based application where80,000 doctors from varied branches of medicine are currently listed to attend to the queries of patients, without charging a penny. While the platform 40 MAY / 2015 ehealth.eletsonline.com offers patients the opportunity to seek multiple opinions from the doctors, it helps the health experts build their reputation online and allows them to practice beyond boundaries. It is a healthcare platform bringing patients and doctors closer, empowering patients to get the right advice at theright time. The company’s service is presently available in all the major cities including New Delhi & NCR,Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Hyderabad, among others. The online service can be accessed on any iOs or Android Smartphone.

Lybrate has more than 30employees and is based in New Delhi.The Venture Capital firm Nexus Venture Partners backs the company.With strong network health experts, Lybrate acts as the online Out Patient Department (OPD). The company has raised US$ 1.23 million in seed funding from Nexus.

“Indian is such a vast country withvaried needs there is no one player,anybody who is able to address the need for the use of technology both by the doctors and the patients” said Saurabh Arora, CEO, Lybrate.

In the next five years, the company aims to have maximum number of doctors on the Lybrate platform so that health care becomes accessible to the 1.2 billion population of India.We strive to reach more and more people, especially in the rural are as and bring them the access to doctors from across the country, on the back of deeper penetration of internet services in the country and growing Smartphone usage.

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