Digital healthcare startup DocTime announced that it has recently crossed the one million download milestone on the Play Store, said a press release shared with FS.
Officially launched in October 2020, DocTime has quickly gained the trust of people from all walks of life across Bangladesh with its excellent and affordable healthcare services. The company says it has a presence in Bangladesh’s 8 divisions, 64 districts, and 87223 villages. The company’s app has a 4.7 rating on Play Store, the highest among healthcare service apps in the country.
DocTime provides a full-service healthcare solution where people can get all their healthcare from the convenience of their homes from a single app.
The company says it has over 1200 experienced and specialist doctors who are registered with the Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council (BMDC). Patients can find a doctor who meets their needs and consult through a video call.
An integrated digital healthcare solution: Following the consultation, the doctor will immediately upload the prescription (e-prescription) to the app. Patients then can use DocTime’s home medicine delivery service to purchase their medicine. DocTime’s online medicine delivery service has all types of medicines and delivers orders to the door of customers within the shortest possible time.
The company also offers home diagnostic services. Customers can avail their prescription-specific diagnostic tests from the DocTime app. The company has a large network of hospitals and diagnostic centers across the country, making it simple to order diagnostic tests from the comfort of your home. Samples are collected at home or from anywhere by experienced lab technicians from all of the best diagnostic centers in the country, and the report is delivered to the patient’s home within a short time.
Previous consultation histories, prescriptions, and test results are also stored in the app’s electronic health record.
DocTime also offers a variety of other healthcare services. Many people forget to take their medicines on time, DocTime app has a medicine reminder feature that notifies users when it is time to take the prescribed dose. Furthermore, DocTime’s healthcare package provides a variety of healthcare benefits for all levels of people, from individuals to companies.
DocTime earned the trust of its users by delivering digital healthcare to people’s homes during the COVID pandemic. The company helped people from all walks of life and from across Bangladesh access necessary healthcare services throughout the pandemic.
Users from across Bangladesh: DocTime claims it has users from all across Bangladesh. The company says rural users account for 58% of DocTime’s total users. In addition, women and children account for 54% of all daily doctor consultations at DocTime.
The company says due to its easy-to-use app, DocTime has become a source of reliance for people in their fifties. 15% of DocTime’s users are over the age of 50, and they are always connected via video consultation with experienced and expert doctors on DocTime’s platform for a variety of physical problems.
Active participation in social responsibility: DocTime has also been active on the social responsibility side. To address mental health and raise awareness, the company regularly organizes mental health sessions, free health check-ups, and a variety of other healthcare services in different private universities, corporate institutions, and garment factories. The company also runs an annual winter cloth distribution program for the needy and underprivileged. DocTime says it has also been running health camps at various locations on a regular basis since the beginning. In addition, in collaboration with several NGOs, DocTime provided low-cost medical care to female entrepreneurs, held workshops on feminine issues and mental health for adolescent girls, organized cultural festivals for children with special needs, distributed umbrellas to rickshaw pullers suffering from heat and rain, and provided medical care to the underprivileged living in Geneva camps. In addition, as part of a joint initiative with ICDDR, B, DocTime took part in research to combat high blood pressure in coastal areas.
Founded by Anowar Hossain, a UK-educated tech entrepreneur, DocTime began its journey in 2020. The company has put together an excellent team of experienced and skilled IT professionals, digital marketers, operations, client services, and e-commerce professionals to provide international quality digital healthcare.
A joint venture with investors from Bangladesh and the United Kingdom, DocTime’s operations are managed from offices in Dhaka and London. The company has seen excellent growth within a short period and aims to build a smart healthcare solution for a smart Bangladesh.