Bharti Airtel has launched a new health care service called Mediphone which is a unique 24X7 mHealth service which enables Airtel mobile customers to avail quality health advice through their mobile phones. Airtel has partnered with Healthfore (A division of Religare Technologies Ltd.), with Fortis Hospitals as knowledge partner for this health intiative.
The service is currently available for Airtel customers in Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, NCR, UP, Uttarakhand, Himachal, Haryana and Punjab. Customers just need to dial 5-44-45 to avail of the facility. This service has been in pilot phase for the past 3 months in these circles and is said to be received well by Airtel mobile users.
In order to ensure that Mediphone delivers accurate medical diagnosis, Healthfore has appointed accredited doctors and well qualified nurses to attend customer calls and recommend solutions. Additionally, all medical consultants will be supported by a world-class technology solution – Medibank Health Solutions, to help examine customers’ medical cases in the most effective manner. Airtel pre-paid and post-paid customers can avail the benefits of Mediphone by dialing 5-44-45. Pricing would be charged at Rs. 35 per consultation. However as part of a Special Introductory Offer, customers will be charged INR 15 per consultation. Call connect charges would be 50 paise.
Key Benefits of Mediphone:
- 24×7 service
- Prescription on SMS by MCI Certified Doctor
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