Published on June 11, 2016 um 09:43
Explain your idea in details:
mDr (mobile Doctor) is a mobile/web based app business idea that gives patients the possibility to search for doctors, read other patients opinions on specific health facility and personnel, book appointments online with the specialist of their choice, rate service received on the web and on their mobile phone. It also give doctors an opportunity to track case improvement and further prescription in case of non-response to treatment. They get exposure to the right patients in the right place, to better serve their patients and to acquire new ones. The App will be available for iPhones & Android with support for Windows device with features such as; i. Health unit brands will be incorporated throughout the app. ii. Patients get real time notification for appointments, medication and routine checks. iii. Clinics/Health facility make Real-Time changes to your app sub-menu, with their live dashboard. iv. Specialists can make a real time referral and mobile medication for patients at their homes to further specialized attention. This model is aimed at improving health seeking behavior amongst clients who are always busy in urban and peri-urban setting who have access to smart phones.
Expected impact of your idea on sustainable development
mDr targets 9 million active smart phone subscribers in Uganda/East Africa, the business personalities and working clients who are always busy and use smart phones. We also ensure to subscribe 10000 professionals and 10000 clinics in major towns of Uganda. The app will be developed to track clients rating for health personnel and clinics as our success stories will be derived.
Plans for implementation and sustainability
Technical development, deployment of the app is expected to take 3 months accessible through the app publishing stores of Google Play, windows and apple store by February 2017.
The app will be developed in partnerships with AruaBits developers hub, Outbox hub financed through personal savings, equity investment. mDr will collaborate with Venture For Africa an investment crowd sourcing platform for start ups.
mDr is a self sustaining start up that drives its sales from any booking/leads from the app, monthly mobile subscriptions from health clinics, medical professionals and health pop up ads on mobile app, sponsorship and corporate dealings.
Ocen Godwin the idea founding leader is 28 years, he is Ugandan by nationality and resides in Uganda. Godwin holds Bachelor of Information Technology from Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Post Graduate Certificate in M&E from Makerere University. He is also SET (Social Entrepreneurs Transforming) Africa fellow 2015, Total 2016 StartUpper finalist. He is driven by passion to deliver in whatever tasks he sets his hands on. Coming from a humble background modeled him to think of changing the society more especially poor health seeking behavior amongst the youth, working class and business community because of their busy schedules. He aspires to change this by making access to medical attention easy and faster where a patient gets a doctors appointment on his/her phone and a doctor gets referrals, ratings and tracks his/her patients health on the phone through mDr app.
Stage of Idea
conceptual stage, planning stage