With the app, anyone can now connect with registered doctors in Dhaka and rest of the country for online consultation
A cloud-based digital healthcare service, "Pulse", was launched in Barisal recently and will expand to every division to promote its services and make it available for general mass.
It is a cloud-based telemedicine platform that enables healthcare providers to complete fully encrypted video calls with patients & provide virtual consultancy from anytime, anywhere, according to a press release.
Anyone can now connect with registered Doctors in Dhaka and rest of the country for online consultation.
Rubaba Dowla , founder and managing director of Pulse stated “ Our vision is to enable people from across the country, especially rural areas to be able to consult with qualified physicians/Specialists from anywhere. We hope to transform the healthcare ecosystem with the use of technology to reduce the gap in accessing qualified doctors. It will not only help doctors to reach more patients remotely as per their convenience but also help patients reach doctors for primary consultation and follow up through any smart device or our web platform”.
Pulse has partnered with Bangladesh Diabetic Association to provide online consultation with general practitioners and specialists.
The service also provides the medical practitioners with other features including scheduling of patients' appointments, receiving video calls, collecting online payments for livevideo consultation, instant messaging, clinical notes, e-prescriptions, secured file share options, and virtual chamber.
Registration for the platform for doctors and patients is free, only upon consultation doctor's fee will be applicable, said the release.
It is offering a 12 months membership for only Tk 499 to access 24/7 call center in partnership with Ibrahim healthline to consult with doctors, patients can purchase from app/web platform.
Pulse has also partnered with techhub in 64 districts which will enable pulse to provide the service through the hubs.
Sonia Bashir Kabir, co-founder of Pulse said “Providing online medical access to people in rural Bangladesh will be a game changer. An online doctor consultation is both convenient &easy to use especially for those who live in remote areas and have no access to doctors when they need to see one. Pulse has started the journey of onboarding doctors and activating digital services nationwide.”