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DoctorOnCall: Bookings.com Meets Medicine, Raising a $10 Million Series B

Maran Virumandi, Co-founder, DoctorOnCall | Hazwan Najib, Co-founder, DoctorOnCall

19-Feb-24 10:00

DoctorOnCall: Bookings.com Meets Medicine, Raising a $10 Million Series B

DoctorOnCall was founded by former management consultants Maran Virumandi and ex-colleague Hazwan Najib, with their entrepreneurship journey starting in 2015 before officially launching in May 2016.

A key problem that they initially looked to target was to support doctors and GPs in saturated major cities by helping them expand beyond the geographical boundaries of their clinic to service patients through video or voice call, therefore allowing the doctors and GPs to maximise their time and generate revenue.

Aside from trying to help doctors on the business side, DoctorOnCall is tapping into telemedicine in a bid to help improve accessibility to health care providers. Today the platform provides online medical consultation, delivers medication through its online pharmacy, hosts a medical specialist search and booking engine and features health articles and a medical information database, among other things.

On this episode of Open For Business, you will learn about DoctorOnCall’s 8 year journey and where they stand today, the role that digital health and telemedicine can play in the healthcare ecosystem, as well as what Maran’s ambitions for this company look like ahead.

Produced by: Roshan Kanesan

Presented by: Roshan Kanesan


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