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MFine adds 70 new hospitals to fulfil the rising demand for telemedicine, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Nov 6, 2020

New Delhi: MFine, a platform that enables virtual medical consultations on Thursday said that it has added two lakh new users from Delhi-NCR and has onboarded 70 new hospitals to keep up with the rising demand for remote consultations amid Covid-19 pandemic.

Stating that it witnessed strong growth in Delhi region since March this year, MFine said it has recently added two lakh new users from the city on its telemedicine platform. “To keep up with the increasing number of Covid-19 cases and rising demand for remote consultations, MFine added 70 new hospitals in Delhi, including Fortis Hospital, PSRI Hospital, and CK Birla Hospital, it said in a statement.

“We have seen a huge uptick in the number of virtual consultations coming from Delhi and adjoining towns & cities during the winter season. This year with COVID-19 cases expected to rise, we have partnered with more hospitals to fulfill the increasing demand. We have ensured that our users can easily access top doctors in the city for both Covid and non-Covid issues,” said Ashutosh Lawania, Co-Founder, MFine

Apart from teleconsults, MFine also allows users to book radiology appointments and laboratory testing at-home through six leading lab partners and 60 radiology centers across Delhi NCR.

While the Covid-19 pandemic prompted users to consult on MFine for common health issues, the healthcare platform saw a phenomenal increase in consultations within the speciality and super speciality doctors, including consultations for mental health, pregnancy and chronic care management.

MFine recently reported a 10X growth in its consultation business and 3X growth in the number of speciality and super-specialty consultations since March 2020. According to a company release, it has seen 4X growth in the fields of Diabetology, Endocrinology and Cardiology from patients who can no longer visit their doctors regularly. MFine currently has 550 partner hospitals and 3500 doctors handling 10,000 cases/day across 30 specialities, it further said.

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