Credihealth is a one-of-a-kind healthcare startup that focuses on providing patients a smooth hospitalization journey. The platform is not just another book doctor’s appointment website.
The entire process includes helping the patient or the patient’s family choose the best doctor and hospital for the medical issue according to doctor qualification, years of experience and convenience.
Credihealth offers a unique feature that gives the patient the convenience of getting surgery cost estimates from three different hospitals in the comfort of his home. With the help of this feature, not only does this help save time, the patient does not need to invest any effort or money.
Company CEO Ravi Virmani talking about inception of Idea
“As a former COO of Max Healthcare, I used to get inundated with frantic calls from friends and relatives seeking ‘insider’ information about the best doctor or a hospital that wouldn’t rip them off. These incidences led me to identify a real need in the healthcare industry for widely available credible, reliable, and transparent healthcare information. And eureka, Credihealth was created.”
Within few months credihealth expanded to 10 cities with more than 500 leading partnered hospitals. This includes over 25000 doctors belonging to these hospitals on our platform.
Stressing the key differentiator in their business Mr.Ravi Says
“In addition to being the only platform to focus on hospitalization and provide personal care by in-house doctors, Credihealth is the only company to have partnered with over 500 leading hospitals from across India. Credihealth focuses on spreading health awareness by being the only organization to be present in all social media giants.”
Current Revenue Model of CrediHealth
- Market Development Fees from hospitals (X% of the patient bill)
- Premium or promoted listings by hospitals on our online portal
- Advertising and campaigns on our portal, blog and social media assets
- Corporate Concierge service (subscription fees) Pilot ongoing for corporate employees
- Medical Tourism (X% of revenue raised by hospital from Credihealth international patients)
InfoGraphic on CrediHealth Working model
Talking about future plans Mr.Ravi Says “We plan to eventually cover the entire Indian geography. With this reach, we would be the only company in the pure hospitalization digital healthcare space. The primary area of focus is to help people deal with all non-clinical pain points during their hospital journey. The idea is to set the benchmark for all healthcare services providers.”
Currently this startup is Bootstrapped, and seed funded by family and friends apart from taking undisclosed amount from Twitter – Director Engineer Rajat Malhotra
CORE Team Members
Ravi Virmani, 55- A successful business leader, Ravi had co-founded Noble House in his New Delhi garage which was acquired by Hewitt with Ravi at the helm of Hewitt Associates India as its co- founding Managing Director. After successfully stints as MD at Hewitt South Asia and CEO Aventus Consulting (both in Singapore), he returned to India as COO of Max Healthcare immediately before founding Credihealth. Ravi is an alumnus of XLRI Jamshedpur.
Gaurav Gaggar 35- A successful Chartered Accountant, investment banker, and e-venture co-founder, Gaurav has over 10 years of experience in Transaction Advisory, Resource Mobilization and Valuation. He has advised a number of M&A and Private Equity transactions. After his tenure with Delloitte in 2010, Gaurav donned his entrepreneurial hat and co-founded 2 successful e-gaming ventures.
Saurabh Uboweja 33- Saurabh has been running India’s first truly holistic brand consulting and design firm, Brands of Desire. He consults start-ups, mid-size and large size companies including diversified business groups on their brand strategy. Prior to Brands of Desire, Saurabh worked for Citigroup. Saurabh is an alumnus of IIM Calcutta.