In a move that is set to disrupt the Healthcare segment in Pakistan, FonePay, Pakistan’s first payments Super App powered by Masterpass, has partnered with MyDoctor.pk (now oladoc.com.)The announcement was made at a signing ceremony held in Lahore this week. MyDoctor.pk is a health-tech platform catering to all consumer needs across a typical patient life-cycle.
As part of this exclusive strategic partnership, all FonePay Super App customers will now have access to quality healthcare services of MyDoctor.pk. These customers will be able to search, book and consult from more than 14,000 PMDC verified doctors. The customers can also avail services of home lab tests and medicine delivery. Using MyDoctor.Pk App customers can keep track of their medical history. Soon video-conferencing appointments feature will be added to the app for to provide hassle free consultation to the customers.
Speaking on the occasion, Inov8 Limited’s Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Hasnain Sheikh stated,
“Healthcare is a very important vertical for us and ties in with FonePay’s vision of becoming your essential app for everyday life. We are excited to partner with the MyDoctor.pk platform, given its unique value proposition for health seekers and providers. We intend to grow together strategically by offering premium healthcare services via the FonePay ecosystem.”
MyDoctor.pk (now oladoc.com) also caters to the managerial needs of hospitals and clinics by providing them Hospital and Clinic management solutions to automate their practices. The strategic partners MyDoctor.pk and FonePay are in discussion with many Hospitals, Clinics, Pharmacies and Diagnostics for the integration of automated solution within their eco-system. This will allow more convenient patient-doctor interaction also.
Sharing his thoughts at the ceremony, Co-Founder & CEO of MediConnect Services, Abid Zuberi said,
“MyDoctor is on a mission to make healthcare simpler, accessible and more convenient for the masses. We want to provide quality healthcare services to patients across Pakistan and solve core problems. Partnering with FonePay’s Super App platform will not only enable us drive access to a vast consumer base but also help in digitizing payments in the largely untapped healthcare segment”.
FonePay currently allows over 33 million people in Pakistan, in collaboration with leading financial institutions, to link their accounts or any MasterCard issued in Pakistan. Users will soon be able to sign up for new accounts/wallets from within the app from multiple banks. The FonePay platform allows booking of bus, cinema and event tickets, payment of hundreds of digital vouchers, payment at over 10,000 physical locations and online payments at multiple e-commerce websites.