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UberHealth launches preventive healthcare solution

Delhi based UberHealth is launching preventive healthcare packages for senior citizens, targeting their next-of-kin as customers. The packages include medical tests and checkups, and also include transportation, scheduling appointments, processing paper work at hospitals, and uploading the reports online for the customers to check. The company was founded by Ajay Pal Singh, Kamal Aggarwal, Ishan Vats Jha, and is self-financed. Services: Some of the services that Uberhealth incorporates are already being provided by other companies: BookMydoctor and Practo help book appointments with doctors, and apps like Kare4you claim to help avoid queues in hospitals, ensuring consultation in 30 minutes. Uberhealth tried to reduce the complexity for a buyer by combining the services into a single package and adding logistics to it, which is particularly necessary for the elderly: pick-up and drop, finding the right doctor, scheduling appointments, consultation for second opinion, processing paper work at hospitals/ labs, maintaining health records and billing, arranging home visits if required, generating test reports and sharing it online with the benefactor. UberHealth generates and uploads reports of the tests and shares it with the client, along with description in layman's language. In particular, the company is targeting the Non Resident Indian market. Pricing: The service charge starts from $30 (approximately Rs.1,800 onwards) per visit. It includes booking an appointment, transportation, doctor's fee, uploading reports and sharing it. The amount will vary depending on cost of medicines and tests, doctor's fee etc. The average yearly charges according to the company's website is between $200 to $500, i.e. Rs 12,000 to…

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