Growth in healthcare industry is now a huge requirement for India in the upcoming years.
Following are the top 10 healthcare startups from India which indeed are great.
- Portea: It provides healthcare at home. This startup is operational in Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Baroda, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune and Vijayawada. They facilitate lab tests at home and medical equipment rentals, making health care more accessible for their patients.
- Consure Medical: Consure’s Medical product is a novel device for the management of fecal incontinence in bedridden patients, a condition affecting nearly hundred million people worldwide. Consure is continually innovating new products, expanding its portfolio of critical care solutions to help bridge the chasm in healthcare continuity that currently exists.
- Grow Fit: GrowFit is a startup based in Bangalore prevents lifestyle disease through a combination of data science, medical science, and behavioral insights. The startups consist of a group of nutritionists, food technologists, counselors, technologists, and product people who want to use the power of the mobile to make health a daily habit.
- Practo: Practo is one of the most successful healthcare startups in India. Practo is a Software as a service (SaaS) tool.It is an internet-based service to schedule appointment with the doctor. With the help of Practo you can search for doctors based on specialty and location, doctor name or clinic name. You can also search based on the area of the city, availability, timings and consultation fee. After finding the right doctor for yourself you can directly schedule an appointment with the app.
- MUrgency: Founded in 2014 MUrgency is a mobile app which connects people who need urgent medical help with credentialed doctors, nurses, EMTs and paramedics, nearest to them. MUrgency was selected winner of the first prize from amongst 3,000 startups from 59 cities from around the world, 65 semi-finalists and eight finalists.
- CureFit: Curefit is the platform to power healthy lifestyle and holistic cure across fitness, food, and mental well-being. cure.fit will guide users in developing healthy habits and enable easy fulfillment of all health-related needs. Founded in 2016 by Ankit Nagori and Mukesh Bansal the Bangalore based healthcare startup provides an innovative combination of engagement, coaching, and delivery through a combination of online and offline channels.
- Advancells: Started by serial entrepreneur Vipul Jain in 2013, the Noida-based startup provides stem cell therapies in India. Stem cell therapy, also known as regenerative medicine, is considered the next big thing in potential in organ transplantation. The technology has been found capable of treating various diseases such as diabetes, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, arthritis, stroke and heart diseases. With a team mostly consisting of scientists, Advancells processes the bone marrow or adipose tissue from a patient and separates the stem cells. These are further processed in a laboratory for treatment procedures. Currently, around 55 hospitals use the therapies devised by the startup
- LiveHealth: LiveHealth provides single platform making access to organize medical information easy and seamless. It enables better interaction between Healthcare Providers, Doctors, and Patients. Founded in 2013 Live health offer Information Systems (IS) for Diagnostics & Laboratories, which make medical information management easier, seamless and mobile without the overheads of IT Infrastructure and development.
- Lybrate: The Delhi-based startup helps patients find doctors near their location, and connect with them instantly. Founded by Saurabh Arora and Rahul Narang in 2013, Lybrate helps patients communicate with a network of doctors, while keeping their anonymity intact. Born out of the need to eliminate the practice of chemists and pharmacists prescribing wrong medicines to patients, Lybrate has over 1, 00,000 doctors across different specializations connected with its service, providing instant support to patients over phone or through appointments.
- Forus Health: Started in 2010 Forus Health is using technology to fight the skewed ophthalmologist-to-patient ratio in India. With its portable innovative product 3nethra, screening of common eye problems which can lead to blindness is just a few minutes affair. With over 1,300 installations across 26 countries, the Bengaluru-based startup has impacted over two million lives in a positive way. Their newest product aims at detecting Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), a disease that leads to blindness among premature babies, due to excess of oxygen or the effect of drugs used to save them.