In a bid to improve its Search Plus suite of services, Directory services company Justdial has completed developing two new vendor applications targeted at doctors and restaurants respectively, the company founder VSS Mani said during the company’s Q2-FY15 earnings conference call. He said that they are currently informing the doctors and restaurants about this product and have also setup a call center that helps them to get started. The products will initially be available for free and for an yet undisclosed free later. Doctor-focused solution Mani mentions that the doctor’s vendor application will allow doctors to schedule appointments with their patients as well as save patient records on the cloud. This will include basic information, patient symptoms, prescribed medications and family medical history among others. Note that JustDial had rolled doctor appointments on its site last year as part of its transition to a services-focused transaction platform. Mani notes that these vendor applications are integrated with Justdial’s regular consumer app, enabling patients to access their prescriptions within the app. "The app itself will prompt him that he has to buy medicines and it will suggest him nearby medical stores where he can place orders. If the doctor has suggested some diagnostic requirement, it will also tell him suggest him the diagnostic centers near him where he could do the diagnosis and by doing so he will also get an instantaneous alert as he goes to one of these diagnostic clinics and whenever the report is ready it will alert the app user". This is quite similar to what Delhi-based…
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