Visakhapatnam is now among the seven cities in India where one can get a video consultation with an Apollo Doctor from their homes in minutes as well as order medicines to get it home delivered in just 4 Hours. Apollo 24|7, the digital arm of the Apollo Hospitals Group has launched its innovative Healthcare app, Apollo 24|7 that offers Virtual Consult, Online pharmacy and home service for medical tests for the city of Vizag. This will enable the people of Vizag to overcome the challenges of time and physical distance and access world-class healthcare right from their home, using Apollo 24|7. Apollo 24|7 gives access to doctors from Apollo Hospitals, 24 hours, 7 days a week. The first week of the pilot launch has already seen 10,000 registered users from Vizag. Going forward, Apollo 24|7 expects over 1,000 patients to take help of the platform daily to consult Apollo Doctors, take medical tests, and buy medicines.
Shobana Kamineni, Executive Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Group said, “Apollo 24|7 is poised to lead the digital transformation of healthcare as telemedicine and teleconsultation become the new norm. Developed through Apollo’s vast experience in technology, Apollo 24|7 is the harbinger of a new digital form of healthcare making continuum of care a reality. Streamlining communication between patients, providers, and caregivers with effective 24|7 management of the patient’s condition on a continuous basis, anytime, anywhere, the Apollo 24|7 app expands the universe of patient touch points and ensures that every patient gets the best care.”
“Vizag has over 2 million internet users and is among the top 20 cities in India with respect to online healthcare demand. We hope that Apollo 24|7 will benefit patients here and allow them to access the best of healthcare from anywhere anytime.”
Apollo 24|7 is among the fastest-growing Health Apps in the country, and since the soft launch in February this year has reached a registered user base of 1.5 million with users from 400+ cities across the country, including over 2000 registered users from Vizag. Apollo 24|7 app gives access to over 100 local doctors to consult both virtually and physically, in addition to 7,000 Apollo doctors across the country where over 500 doctors speak the local language for users from Vizag.
Apollo 24|7 in the last 90 days has completed over 50,000 Doctor Consults from across the country with Apollo doctors and home-delivered nearly 100,000 medicine orders.
The Apollo 24|7 interface is specially designed to make sure users get quick access to information about their health and conditions through the most advanced Physical Health Record driven by an underlying self-learning AI engine that proactively helps users stay on their path of good health.
Shobana Kamineni, Executive Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Group added, “We are glad to bring Apollo 24|7 to the people in Vizag. We are confident that we will live up to our promises and make our contribution towards the good health of the users in Vizag.”