Medical consultation platform DocsApp acquires DocWise
Bengaluru-based medical consultation platform DocsApp has acquired the patient-doctor engagement platform DocWise for an undisclosed sum.
DocsApp, owned by Phasorz Technologies, will add more than 1,000 senior doctors from top hospitals to grow the network and engagement with the community, an official statement said.
The partnership will strengthen the company’s bid to transform the healthcare sector in India through a strategic digital intervention that builds an efficient, cost-effective and prompt medical ecosystem in India, the statement added.
“DocWise has not only enabled doctors to streamline the queues at their clinic but also helped bridge the doctor-patient communication gap. At DocsApp, we believe in empowering doctors, and DocWise’s product increases both the efficiency and productivity of doctors. Together, we will be able to help patients easily access doctors through our platform,” said Satish Kannan, chief executive officer and co-founder, DocsApp.
Founded in 2012 by Indian Institute of Technology alumni Rahul Gupta and Samar Ahmed, DocWise claims to have completed 100,000 consultations on its platform.
Post the acquisition, Gupta will join DocsApp as the head of consumer business whereas Ahmed will be leading the company’s doctor ecosystem, the statement said.
“The decision to combine forces with DocsApp will allow us to strengthen our position in the digital healthcare segment,” Gupta said.
DocsApp, founded in 2015 by Kannan and Enbasekar D, provides instant and private consultations from experienced doctors on mobile.
In May, DocsApp had raised $1.7 million as debt capital from venture debt firm InnoVen Capital.