IntelDST Challenge - A competition for High Tech, High Growth Technology and Social Innovations in specified themes across 12 Asia Pacific Countries. Out of 24 Finalists, MediAngels is one of the top two innovations selected from India.
Online PR News – 24-July-2012 – Mumbai, India – IntelDST Challenge - A competition for High Tech, High Growth Technology and Social Innovations in specified themes across 12 Asia Pacific Countries, the winners of which will get an opportunity to showcase their projects at Intel University of California, Berkeley Technology Entrepreneurship Challenge Programme.
The participating countries include India, Bhutan, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines and Vietnam. Two innovations from each country have been shortlisted for Finale of Asia Entrepreneurship Summit'2012. MediAngels is one of the top two innovations selected from India. The selection was based on the Innovative Idea, Feasibility, Financials, Scope and the Team Effort.
In a physical hospital, getting the top most quality doctors and medical professionals becomes difficult due to the extreme inequity in distribution of doctors world over. MediAngels bridges this through the use of technology to improve operational efficiency. MediAngels, world's first 'Online Hospital' is comprehensive healthcare solution which envisions that in future patients will travel to a physical hospital only for surgery or for treatments requiring hospitalisation, rest of the healthcare delivery such as consultations, lab tests etc will be done from home facilitated by technology. MediAngels makes the world truly flat for healthcare as it has more than 300 of the world's best medical specialists from over 15 countries helping people reach proper diagnosis and treatment plans. With 93 specialties on board, MediAngels is the world's most comprehensive technology enabled medical panel.
In the last one year, MediAngels has facilitated more than 6000 patient consults/ tests and has a loyal following across the world. While 60% of the consumers come from metro cities, about 40% come from tier 2 and below cities where technology and broadband has reached but there is still shortage of specialist doctors. MediAngels facilitates consultations (expert opinion from super-specialists at a click/call/video chat), Lab Investigations (home collection of samples & uploading digitized reports) & eRecords (storage & maintenance of patient's medical records). For more info, click on www.mediangels.com
The final event is to be organized by APIN, Intel and DST at Bangalore on 8th - 9th August 2012. For more information, click on www.inteldstchallenge.com