Healthtech Startup HexaHealth Raises $4.5M In Funding
Gurugram-based healthtech startup HexaHealth has raised Rs 33 crore ($4.5 million) in a seed funding round led by Omidyar Network India and Chiratae Ventures, with participation from 3one4 Capital.
The funding round saw participation from several veteran healthcare professionals such as Viren Shetty (Group COO at Narayana Health), Rehan Khan (MD at Merck India) and Rohit MA (MD at CloudNine). Angel investors Rohit Kapoor (CEO at OYO) and Mohit Gupta (ex-Marketing Head at HealthKart) also participated in the funding round.
As per HexaHealth, it will use the funds to revolutionise the way Indians think of surgery and provide them with a seamless experience.
HexaHealth | Hospitalization Simplified
Co-founded by healthcare veterans Vikas Chauhan (Co-founder of TATA 1MG), Ankur Gigras, and Dr Aman Priya Khanna, HexaHealth is a healthtech platform that digitises in-patient care. The startup facilitates patients to discover the right doctor at the best price for their IPD requirements and assists them with a hassle-free hospitalization experience.
Talking about the problem that HexaHealth is trying to solve, Ankur Gigras said,
“Once a patient has been recommended for surgery, they struggle with the next steps. Surgery is a stressful time for the patient when they need maximum support. At Hexa, we want to become a patient’s trusted digital partner by keeping them at the centre of decision making and helping them in every stage of their hospitalisation journey. In the long term, we want to be the one-stop trusted platform to cater to a patient’s hospitalisation needs.”
About two crore surgeries are performed in India annually, and multiple surveys show that people’s trust in the Indian healthcare system is decreasing, according to the startup.
With its services, HexaHealth looks to build the largest network of hospitals across the country. HexaHealth added that it aims to bring in digital solutions for better patient care throughout the patient’s surgery life cycle. The healthtech startup will especially focus on addressing the information asymmetry and helping patients get more info beyond their limited healthcare understanding.
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