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Now, mobile app for info on doctors

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 | PNS | CUTTACK

With an aim to serve the needy and far-away patients, who wish to consult reputed doctors in Cuttack district on different ailments, a passionate entrepreneur and Computer Science graduate, Rakesh Kumar Swain, with the trending technology has come up with an application ‘Mr Docto’, exploring his entrepreneurial business ideas.

Mr Docto, with the tagline “No Line Book Online”, is an online healthcare platform that provides end-to-end services, including information on various medical ailments, doctors, hospitals, treatments and their implications and post-treatment care.

Swain said, “In the era of digitalisation, Mr Docto connects hundreds of eminent doctors to thousands of people within a click.

It connects people to the healthcare professionals for better consultation and better service that will create a digital healthy consultancy for a better lifestyle.”

“The application provides customers with detailed information about hospitals and healthcare providers and help people to find doctors and hospitals in the district, book appointments with them,” he added. Pointing out that the radiological and pathological tests are too expensive, Swain said the platform would help people for booking different diagnosis and other tests such as CT scan, MRI and lab tests at minimal rates at best places.

The entrepreneur has a strong vision to provide the best service and bring a “smile” with a “wahh” in patients by connecting them to the best doctors, physiotherapists, laboratories. He also thinks of to bring all on one platform to start a new era of a healthy lifestyle. Swain, a former medicine representative (MR), after viewing the pains of people during his MR tenure thought of helping people on a click and started the Mr Docto, which got recognized by the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Department’s Startup Odisha and Odisha Opportunities initiatives.

Sharing his experience, the founder said nowadays healthcare systems is too expensive. Many people from across the country come to Cuttack hoping that they would get better treatment but due to middlemen they are unable to reach the best doctors and diagnosis centres. Now, the application would help them in solving these problems.

He said Mr Docto uses would no more stand in a line to consult a doctor. For any queries, they can contact helpline number +91-9090007919 or visit https://www.mrdocto.com/.

Swain with the support of his batch mates Pujalin Dandapat, Sobhan Thakur, Bichitra Pradhan and Smruti Patra has developed the application.

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