online platform connecting doctors & patients turns 3

Sunday, 07 Jun 2015
Category: IT,Healthcare
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Description: Three years after the launch of in the UAE, the 1st fully bilingual (Arabic/English) platform for patients in the region to book online appointments with doctors in the UAE, has seen tremendous success that enabled them expand their presence to Egypt, Jordan and recently in Kuwait
Users can now search for over 1100 doctors by: specialty, clinic location, insurance coverage, medical condition, doctor gender, or language(s) spoken by the Doctor.

“Our platform allows patients to search for doctors & dentists, book appointments online, send inquiries and access verified reviews and ratings. The demand for more information on healthcare is huge in the region, our main objective is to give credible information and facilitate access to healthcare” said Ms. Reem Haj Ali, CEO has managed to establish the most regionally unique online technology in searching, communicating and booking, while bringing defined features to its doctors and patients. Recognized by industry experts as a leader in online medical technology, was awarded “Online Business of the Year” by Gulf Capital in 2014.

“We thrive to empower patients to improve their decisions and access to care and enable doctors to increase their efficiency; and it is what we do best everyday.” added Ms. Reem Haj Ali.

With over 72% smart phone penetration in the UAE, smart phones represent 40% of online services consumption, has witnessed a huge benefit for its users since the launch of their mobile version and mobile application; as 48% access through smart phones and 41% use the mobile app to book their appointments.

As always strives to raise awareness through the public, it’s always been one of the main objectives for the company to contribute in Key social and environmental issues related to charity, CSR and digital innovation events in the region. Latest trending health articles are also published periodically on blog aiming at educating people towards a healthier lifestyle.