Bengaluru based mostly healthcare tech startup Eka Care has raised $15 Mn in its newest sequence A spherical, led by Hummingbird Ventures. The spherical additionally noticed important participation from 3one4Capital, Mirae Belongings, Verlinvest, Aditya Birla Ventures, Binny Bansal, Rohit MA amongst others.
The corporate plans to utilise the proceeds from this spherical for growth, hiring, educating customers on the advantages of sustaining a well being profile and serving to docs transfer to digital apply.
Based in December 2020 by Vikalp Sahni and Deepak Tuli, Eka care supplies a digital healthcare data safekeeping platform. Since medical data vary from pretty easy to pretty affair relying on affected person situations, accessing them bodily is an inconvenient course of for docs, particularly in hospitals which have a better affected person footfall. Additionally, many sufferers who go to medical services exterior of their hometown’s are inclined to misplace or neglect paperwork like prescriptions, check studies, imaging scans and so on.
Co-founder and CEO Vikalp Sahni mentioned, “I don’t see a future the place you’ll proceed to maintain a big a part of your well being information non-digital. Once you go to a physician, and you’ve got a medical file file, the physician has to undergo each web page of that file, which is inconceivable for anybody to learn by and keep in mind,” mentioned Tuli. “But when it’s a graph, it’s straightforward to recollect and see… That’s the basic distinction for a physician.”
Eka Care additionally caters to the opposite facet of the desk, by permitting docs to take their apply on-line, together with on-line one-to-one affected person periods, clinic administration, digital prescriptions and so on.
The app has partnered with the central authorities’s Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM), permitting customers to create and handle Ayushman Bharat Well being accounts (ABHA). Eka Care has additionally built-in with Unified Well being interface (UHI) and CoWIN App. These integrations assist streamline affected person ID procedures for the app.
“The essence of UHI and ABDM is that public well being file apps would be the well being locker for sufferers,” Sahni mentioned. “It’s completely what we would like for the customers. So, it was a pure integration for us.”
In line with Eka Care’s numbers, they’re the nation’s largest medical file database, housing 30 million well being data and 1.6 million ABHAs. The app is utilized by greater than 5,000 docs.