Flipkart Debuts in Healthcare Sector with Health+ App

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Flipkart Health+, the healthcare arm of the Flipkart Group, today launched a new app that aims to provide users with easy access to medicines at their doorstep. The newly launched app is called the Flipkart Health+ app and will enable users to shop for quality and affordable medicines and healthcare products from independent vendors across 20,000 pin codes in India.

Flipkart says that its Flipkart Health+ app offers an easy-to-use interface that will appeal to customers irrespective of their technical proficiency. The app will be supported by Flipkart Health+, a digital healthcare marketplace platform by the Flipkart Group. It will enable users to access medicines and healthcare products and services for various health conditions including acute and chronic diseases across the country through the Flipkart Health+ app, especially in remote locations that have traditionally been under-served. We do.

The company said that Flipkart Health+ will benefit from the reach and expertise and experience of the last mile supply chain capabilities of the Flipkart Group and Sastasundar.com’s strong healthcare network across the country. Initially, the Flipkart Health+ platform will have around 500 independent sellers, who will have a network of registered pharmacists for verification of prescription prescriptions and accurate dispensing of medicines. The company said that it has put in place various quality check and verification protocols that will facilitate the delivery of genuine medicines and healthcare products to the customer from independent vendors.

Flipkart said that in the coming months, Flipkart Health+ plans to add third-party healthcare providers who will provide customers with other value-added healthcare services such as teleconsultation and e-diagnostics.

As far as availability is concerned, the Flipkart Health+ app will initially be available on Android via Google Play Store. The company plans to launch iOS based apps in the future.

First appeared on BGR India after debuting in the healthcare sector with the Flipkart Health+ app.

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