Medicross Boosts Online Booking in Health Sector in South Africa

RecoMed, Sheraan Amod, Ishmael Maswanganyi, Medicross, Discovery, South Africa, Clicks

RecoMed is a South African e-health startup that enables patients and medical practitioners to make online appointments. The startup uses online platforms like Smartphone or computerized system. The medical administrators use the platform for life insurance assessment booking. Other services provided include the appointment of medical professional staffs among others. The startup managed to secure a funding round late last year. It is working in partnership with the Medicross, Discovery and Clicks. The partnership has facilitated the launch of n-house Wellness Clinics program.

According to Sheraan Amod, the RecoMed’s founder, the startup handles 1,500 bookings monthly. It also uses 9 medical practitioners for 5 distinct hospitals. Besides, there are nearly 10,000 platform users so far.

Ishmael Maswanganyi, Discovery project manager noted that the number of telephone booking had declined. He explained that currently, receptionist only make less than 10 telephone bookings monthly. He also added that the startup is stable and user friendly. Besides, he explained that the startup mainly operates in Cape Town. Other cities include Pretoria, Port Elizabeth, Johannesburg, and Durban.



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