We all know by now that the internet has all the answers to all our questions. We search, browse and navigate through thousands of websites for information on the latest international news to tips on fashionable hair styles. In the middle of all this, we don’t seem to ask or trust, completely, the medical advice available on the internet. Whenever we see some kind of a new tip online to maintain good health, we crosscheck with doctors we know. Basically, the process of finding answers to health related problems is not reliable. The way our mothers and grandmothers come up with their own methods for curing our fevers and common colds which seldom work, hundreds of people put forward “invented on their own” cures on the internet. Whom to trust or what to follow still remains a question mark after much browsing too. Understanding this phenomenon, Doctors’ Circle was started in Bangalore with the sole ideal of helping people make right and informed healthcare decisions. Read about HealthCare Startups.
THE MINDS BEHIND DOCTORS’ CIRCLE
Doctors’ Circle has been formed by Satish Cheekala (Co-founder, CEO & CTO) who worked with Veveo and Microsoft earlier, Dr. Sreya Gupta (Co-founder, COO) who practiced clinically and also worked with corporates GenPact and IMS Health, Shekhar Gupta (Co-founder, Managing Director) a serial entrepreneur having founded few companies prior to co-founding this, Abhinaw Kumar (AVP Product & Growth) an IIIT & IIM graduate and Irfan Khan (VP Sales) who has rich pharmaceutical experience with brands like Himalaya.
SEEING IS BELIEVING
“We’re building a Personal Health Assistant, on which you can post any health query, and this query is taken through personalized deep learning algorithms, and an appropriate video answer from an expert doctor will reach out to you, all under 10 minutes. Being able to get advices from certified and experienced doctors, puts the Doctors’ Circle apart from a number of health care platforms sprouting up all over the country” says the team.
ASPIRING TO BE “GOOGLE OF HEALTH”
With the achievement of break-even operation this August in their pocket, they plan to transform the semi-automatic nature of the product to fully automated for providing the users more engaging and helpful content. They also rake in our curiosity by promising some groundbreaking stuff at the end of this year. Read Startup News.