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Posted On: 12 November 2020 10:20 pm
Updated On: 16 November 2020 05:15 pm

Wellcare Group and Allevia Medical Center launch a user-friendly medical app

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In tune with the philosophy that promotes harnessing digital technology for quality and accessible healthcare in these times of pandemic, Wellcare Group of Pharmacies and Allevia Medical Center, both pioneers in healthcare in Qatar, are jointly launching a healthcare mobile app that would ensure a seamless flow of information on doctors and services being provided by the health center.

Gearing up to meet the unique challenges posed by the dreaded COVID-19, this user-friendly and interactive app is an extension of the services being offered by Wellcare Group and Allevia Medical Center. It will enable patients to book appointments, transport service, order medicines, receive lab reports, and make payments as well as avail a host of other services. The users, who can download the app for free across operating systems such as Android and iOS, can use the app to book appointments with doctors as well as receive call-back from doctors using the in-app video calling feature. Most importantly, it protects their privacy.

According to Mr. Ashraf KP, Managing Director, Wellcare Pharmacy and Allevia Medical Center-Qatar, “Communications technology has brought doctors, patients and clinicians together virtually. In these trying times, this app will be a boon to the general public.”

Mr. Ashraf KP said the present journey being undertaken as part of fulfilling a dream. According to him, “Health-tech apps have improved accessibility to healthcare facilities, especially for patients residing in remote locations. Now, one can consult doctors from anywhere and anytime through video. At Wellcare and Allevia, we are committed to providing services keeping pace with the time. We will soon add more services to this app that would provide even greater access to your health information whilst ensuring your security.”

Mr. Udhaya Kumar Nataraj, COO, Allevia Medical Center, asserted that the institution focused on powering the health-care engine with innovation and technology. “We have come up with this app which will provide a huge benefit to people.”

Mr. Mohamed Farook, Retails Operations Manager, Wellcare Pharmacy, said, “Qatar’s excellent entrepreneurial spirit combined with a systematic push for leveraging digital technology in the healthcare system has made Wellcare and Allevia pay attention to the needs of patients who want easy accessibility and hassle-free medical facility and support.”

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Wellcare Group, one of the most successful models of healthcare delivery in Qatar, also operates many other companies involved in logistics, interior design, trading, engineering, hospitality and media. It believes in providing an accessible, affordable and high-quality healthcare system.

Allevia Medical Center boasts the best of clinical talents in the region, and is capable of handling the most complex of cases, as well as providing optimal and evidence-based treatment with a multidisciplinary approach. The center follows process-driven quality systems that adhere to international standards of clinical care in a safe, infection-free environment that respects patients’ rights and privacy.

Source: Press release