The startup plans to build the largest healthcare private practice network with more than 100 clinics across India
Aartas has launched Clinishare, a medical co-working tech start-up built on principle of shared economy, offering doctors the space, staff and technology. The startup has raised USD 5 million in the first phase funding round led by QRG Holdings, the promoter of Havells.
Aartas Clinishare will use the capital to create a parallel healthcare ecosystem where doctors practice their “idea of care” that works best for their “patients. The startup envisions to create 100 smart multi-specialty clinics in India which operates on technology. The flagship location is recently launched in New Delhi.
Commenting on the launch, Dr Ankur and Dr Ayush Sharma, Founder, Aartas Clinishare, said “The Indian healthcare industry has witnessed exceptional transformation in the recent times and are embracing technology like never before. With the launch of Clinishare, our purpose is to leverage technology in helping make doctors more independent and empower them to give their best care, provide them an alternative ecosystem that is free of corporate pressures, at the same time still be part of something greater than themselves. We believe that health is an emotion, not just a mere data point. With CliniShare, we are working to bring patients and doctors together in a whole new way. We have woven technology into the very fabric of our spaces to make each step of patients care journey easier and seamless”
Mr Anil Rai Gupta, CMD, Havells (QRG holding), said on the launch, “We are delighted to deepen our relationship with Aartas Clinishare. It is a privilege to be part of Dr. Ankur and Dr. Ayush Sharma’s innovative healthcare tech startup, introducing the concept of co-working space and trying to cater the needs of the doctors and patients. We are confident that the startup, by leveraging technology, will empower more doctors to independently give their best care. With Aartas Clinishare, doctors will get an alternative ecosystem that is free of corporate pressures, at the same time still being part of something greater than themselves. We are confident that Aartas Clinishare will transform the Indian healthcare system”
Mr Amitabh Kant, NITI Aayog chief executive officer, said on the launch, “ I am truly delighted to be a part of Aartas Clinishare launch, a unique future-ready digital concept that meets the needs of both doctors and patients. I would like to congratulate Dr Ankur Sharma and Dr Ayush Sharma on innovating a great experiential product. I wish them all the success and a great future.”
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the fore both challenges and opportunities in the healthcare sector. Due to the pandemic, many patients are hesitant to visit hospitals, Aartas Clinishare encourages the doctors to continue with their private practice. The startup provides solution by building clinics that adapt to the technological advancements, bridging the gap between physical clinic and digital platforms, providing a delightful, seamless, and powerful experience for doctors and patients.
The Aartas medical co-working space has consultation rooms, waiting lounge and well-trained staff support, that operates on technology. Whether an established doctor or a new practitioner, their pay-by-the hour plans give doctors the ultimate flexibility to find a clinic space across prime locations. The technology used by the startup is in sync with the physical space, patients can easily use the Aartas app to enter the clinic, speed through registration with QR code technology, get their paperless consult, digital payment, and check-out right from their phone.