By Staff writer
Okadoc-powered online doctor booking on DHCC website now offers full functionality as well as increased number of healthcare providers
Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) has released the latest version of its custom-made widget powered by online booking specialist Okadoc, which is available on its website.
Patients can now visit www.dhcc.ae to search for DHCC-based medical practitioners according to specialit, insurance & plans, hospital or clinic. Doctors can also be chosen based on languages spoken and gender.
A total of 32 specialities across 11 DHCC-based healthcare facilities are currently bookable online through the service.
Once a DHCC-based physician is selected, an instantly confirmed online appointment booking can be made in between 25 to 45 seconds. The patient receives notifications and reminders through multi channels, they can cancel or reschedule instantly 24/7 from within the notifications and reminders.
Patients can even request earlier availability and they will receive a notification in case of any cancelations or new availibilty in the doctor’s calendar.
“DHCC is committed to strengthening our value proposition as a free zone and improving patient experience by increasing access to specialised expertise. We currently have more than 300 active medical specialities across 170+ clinical providers in the free zone. Several of these providers have integrated with our online booking platform via dhcc.ae powered by Okadoc. In doing so, DHCC has given bookable physicians a platform to connect with patients instantly,” said Dr. Ramadan AlBlooshi, Chief Regulatory Officer, Dubai Healthcare City Authority.
Fodhil Benturquia, CEO and Founder of Okadoc.com, said: “This partnership has been growing steadily and today is being strengthened with the launch of new exciting features and enhanced functionality. We will continue to innovate to improve the healthcare experience for our partners and their patients as we aim to achieve our target of onboarding the majority of the medical free zone’s partners by 2021.
“A year on since announcing the strategic partnership with DHCC we are excited to see the progress achieved by the technology enhancements of Okadoc’s white label solution and the constantly growing number of clinical partners who enjoy the added value and benefits of our solution.”
The DHCC healthcare providers currently offering instant online doctor booking appointments through DHCC are: Emirates Specialty Hospital, German Medical Center Dubai, Eye Consultants Dubai, the French Clinic American Wellness Center, Bauerfeind Polyclinic, Dr. Abeer Cosmo Plastic Clinic, Emirates Integrated Medical Center Dubai, EMIRATES SPORTSMED – DHCC, Highness Beauty Clinics & Spa Dubai, Royal Aesthetic and Medical Clinic.
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