YourDoctors.Online focuses on women’s well-being by offering 24/7 live chats with global physicians & nurses
YourDoctors.Online (YDO), a 24/7 online service, committed to connecting women to certified physicians free-of-charge, announced that it has closed its first external round of funding. Keeping in line with consumerization of healthcare, the platform has also launched a new version of the app that features additional subscription based services, in addition to the free chat service.
According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 13.4% of women over the age of 18 years are in fair or poor health in the United States. This number is even higher in many other nations. To address the medical needs of millions of women across the world, YourDoctors.Online provides a secure, confidential channel where there is no paywall and consultations with a doctor are always free.
In addition to addressing concerns regarding fertility, sexual health, menopause and pregnancy; the virtual clinic also assists women in making healthcare decisions for their family. According to US Department of Labor,mothers are responsible for making approximately 80 percent of health care decisions for their children.
“As many crucial healthcare decisions are taking by women, it is extremely important to ensure that they have access to resources and medical expertise necessary for making informed decisions. This is why, even though our app is free for everyone, our focus is on helping women by using latest emerging technologies. Over the past 18 months, we have facilitated over 150,000 free medical consultations and our solid reputation, with over 1100+ positive Google Reviews, is helping us increase this number with every passing day,” said Nauman Jaffar, founder of YourDoctors.Online.
“In most countries, access to healthcare services may be easier in cities but it can be difficult for those in rural areas and small towns. When an internet connection is all you need to have access to a qualified physician, many health issues can be addressed at no or minimal cost as compared to visiting a doctor's office,” said Dr. Richard Honaker, Chief Medical Officer at YourDoctors.Online.
Since early 2018, the YDO community has grown to over 60,000 members growing at 20% per month who are able to skip the waiting room queues and access a physician or specialist within minutes. While over 60% of these users reside in USA, UK and Canada, YDO has recently witnessed a surge in registrations from emerging economies. To build on this momentum, YDO with its members to create a more personalized, smart and integrated service offering.
“With a focus on data science and analytics, we are constantly working towards improving customer experience, providing insightful tailored content and enabling doctors to streamline the consultation process. We use chatbots, machine learning techniques and artificial intelligence to help monitor and prevent medical issues as well as predict potential health problems such as breast cancer and mental health issues,” said Kashif Hassan, member of YourDoctors.Online board of directors.
YDO strictly adheres to North American and European privacy compliance regulations and maintains doctor-patient confidentiality in order to ensure strict HiPAA compliance. Hence, all chats between doctors, nurses and users are encrypted to ensure that the conversations are secure.
About Your Doctors Online
Your Doctors Online strives to make healthcare more accessible and affordable by connecting people to doctors from the comfort of their own homes. This free platform provides expert medical advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.