Healthcare startups to look out for in 2018

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Healthcare startups to look out for in 2018

Healthcare market in India is estimated to grow from $100 billion in 2016 to over $300 billion by 2022. The sector is creating huge opportunity for health”tech” companies thus Healthcare Start-ups are on a rise.

Though these are still early days of Healthcare startups in India. There are many start-ups to look out for who cater on segments like preventive healthcare, analytics, pathology, emergency services. And many other things.

Practo – a one-stop healthcare solution

Over a period of 10 years, Practo has evolved into a one-stop destination. For appointments, consultations, health records, insurance, and ordering medicines online. Today Practo is active in 38 Indian cities, and in Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Brazil, with a support of over 1,00,000 doctors. Practo currently caters to 25 million patients every year.

Niramai – an AI based system to fight breast cancer

Founded in 2016, The Bengaluru-based start-up is among the leading startups to fight cancer. Niramai uses Artificial Intelligence for pain-free breast cancer screening. To detect breast cancer in its early stage, the startup uses machine learning and big data analytics. Over thermography images to develop reliable and low-cost diagnostic methods. Niramai’s screening device can detect tumours five times smaller than what a clinical exam can catch.

HealthifyMe – works on your fitness

HealthifyMe is an application that enables its users to track their calories, nutrition, and fitness activities. Track their weight and determine if they are healthy. Set healthy goals and work toward meeting them. Share their data with experts; and get expert advice and suggestions on their lifestyles.

Lybrate – connecting doctors using phone

Lybrate helps patients communicate with a network of doctors. The Delhi-based startup has over 1,00,000 doctors across different specializations connected with its service. Providing instant support to patients over phone or through appointments.

Netmeds – providing medicines at your door step

The startup provides low-cost generic drugs as alternatives prescription medicines. And delivers orders in three to seven working days.

The future of Indias healthcare sectors looks promising.

Published: January 29, 2018
Last updated: March 1, 2024


Saurabh Mishra
Saurabh Mishra is the CEO of Eiosys Private Limited. At the helm of presales and marketing, Saurabh's passion lies in designing innovative architectures for custom mobile and web development projects. His expertise extends to meticulously planning and executing SEO strategies, ensuring clients' needs are met precisely and creatively. An active participant and speaker at tech conferences and events, he continuously shares his insights on the technology.

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