Healthigo acquires DrFive creating the largest patient-focused platform in the region

Healthigo announced today the acquisition of DrFive, and merger of their business operations to offer an enhanced doctor booking and patient experience solution to the consumer, healthcare provider, and insurance markets.

  
Healthigo acquires DrFive creating the largest patient-focused platform in the region

Healthigo provides care-seekers a single platform to connect with all stakeholders in their healthcare journey. With more than 18,000 doctors at 2400+ healthcare providers mapped to 100+ insurance providers in UAE, Healthigo allows for personalised search, instant appointment booking, offers & promotions, as well as contextual health & wellness articles. Healthigo’s unique business model is working in partnership with global insurance providers providing a market-leading and disruptive healthcare solution. 

DrFive is UAE’s biggest healthcare review platform with over 640,000 users since its launch. Analysing patient reviews, DrFive helps patients find the right doctors and healthcare providers. It also provides instant quotes for patients looking for dental services, health packages, and deals based on individual needs.

The acquisition will help provide easier access and informed decision making for members and employees of Insurance and corporate enterprises, as well as the general public. Both Aleco El Hayek and Chiho Rim, co-founders of DrFive will join Healthigo management team driving user-base growth and partnership expansion.

 “The acquisition of DrFive offers an exciting opportunity for Healthigo to bring informed decision making to the care-seeker community”, said Joseph Debs, co-founder of Healthigo. “With patients continually using DrFive to review their visits with doctors and facilities, this acquisition supports the Healthigo strategy in becoming the biggest healthcare enabler in the Middle East & Africa. Patients will now have enhanced information about doctors & healthcare providers including reviews from other patients from a single source in order to make the appointment booking experience educated, smooth and effortless. Healthigo continues to work with their healthcare partners further driving engagement between patients and the community.

Chiho Rim, co-founder of DrFive, also commented: “Healthigo’s acquisition of DrFive provides a major growth opportunity for both our businesses through an extended service offering for our users. Patients and care seekers are increasingly looking for an end-to-end solution for their healthcare needs. Together we will be uniquely positioned to support them on that journey.

The expanded services will be available to over 30 million patients and care-seekers across the region in a phased rollout over the coming years.

-Ends-

More information about Healthigo can be found on the company website www.healthigo.com and DrFive on www.drfive.com 

Corporate Communication:
Name:     Manisha G
Email id:  manisha@healthigo.com
Phone:    +971 52 212 774

© Press Release 2019

Disclaimer: The contents of this press release was provided from an external third party provider. This website is not responsible for, and does not control, such external content. This content is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and has not been edited in any way. Neither this website nor our affiliates guarantee the accuracy of or endorse the views or opinions expressed in this press release.

The press release is provided for informational purposes only. The content does not provide tax, legal or investment advice or opinion regarding the suitability, value or profitability of any particular security, portfolio or investment strategy. Neither this website nor our affiliates shall be liable for any errors or inaccuracies in the content, or for any actions taken by you in reliance thereon. You expressly agree that your use of the information within this article is at your sole risk.

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, this website, its parent company, its subsidiaries, its affiliates and the respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, advertisers, content providers and licensors will not be liable (jointly or severally) to you for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, incidental, punitive or exemplary damages, including without limitation, lost profits, lost savings and lost revenues, whether in negligence, tort, contract or any other theory of liability, even if the parties have been advised of the possibility or could have foreseen any such damages.


More From Press Releases