Ahead-wanting non-public healthcare institutions in Nigeria are leveraging on technology to finest serve their shoppers. A considerably underpenetrated market, healthcare presents an enormous alternative for disruption by begin-ups that may use the correct mix of technology and innovation to drive smarter operations.
MeCure SmartBuy appears to have hit a candy spot on this regard, clocking practically 50,000 person registrations and hundreds of orders inside 6 months of launch. The beginning-up affords a Smartphone app that gives free physician Tele-consultations alongside with dwelling supply of medicines and diagnostic providers in Lagos.
With MeCure SmartBuy we leverage this current relationship and supply further worth to all of our shoppers by taking good care of remedy wants for his or her workers or finish customers, stated Adekunle Megbuwawon, chief medical officer MeCure.
Megbuwawon stated that think about this, as a accountable organisation you’d need your workers and prospects to have entry to real remedy at an reasonably priced worth, proper? Nigeria is already notorious for counterfeit medicine and moreover the pricing and availability is very unstable.
With SmartBuy, all of those issues are addressed since we provide 100% real medicine at a flat low cost with doorstep supply! It’s technically a no-brainer for our shoppers and therefore we’re witnessing speedy development, he stated.
To proceed its development momentum, SmartBuy is now concentrating on the B2B phase by tie-ups with Well being Upkeep Organisations (HMOs), hospitals and corporate institutions by providing them enticing reductions on medicines for his or her prospects and workers. Up to now, it claims to have already began pilot operations with greater than 10 organisations and is in varied levels of discussions with a number of extra.
MeCure is already a number one diagnostic model in Lagos for the final 10 years and we have already got superb partnerships with many of the HMOs and massive corporate institutions for diagnostic providers for years now.
In the meantime Adil Shaikh, chief technology officer at MeCure SmartBuy stated that the tempo of development additionally comes with its personal set of challenges from a tech and operations perspective.
Fixed suggestions from our prospects can also be serving to us enhance and develop our choices. Tech is barely an enabler, executing to delight the client is essential, he stated.