For their work and efforts in preventive health care, the co-Founders of healthi, Rekuram Varadharaj and Krishna Ulagaratchagan, have been accorded the ‘Entrepreneur of the Year in Product – Healthcare’ category at the seventh edition of the Entrepreneur India Awards 2017. healthi is India’s fastest growing digital preventive health startup, empowering its users to make smart choices about their health so that they can avoid chronic illnesses.
healthi founders clinched the title at the ceremony held late last night in the capital city. The category had received 34 nominations in this category. The Entrepreneur India Awards recognizes the breakthrough ideas, concepts, and people who are doing pioneering work in the startup and entrepreneurial space.
Speaking about the award, Rekuram Varadharaj and Krishna Ulagaratchagan, Founders, healthi, said, “It is indeed a moment of pride not only for us as entrepreneurs, but also as a startup, to be recognized for our work. The award will only add more fuel to our mission of making the preventive health journey personalized, using insights to make it engaging, and effective. Our effort has and will always be to empower the user by making personalised health information accessible so expert guidance is sought after understanding one’s health status. This way users can use our comprehensive and easy-to-understand reports to seek help from practitioners and specialists and build a healthier life. We are excited to continue innovating and introducing even better ways for users to make smart health choices, putting the power of better preventive health in the hands of the consumer.”
healthi is a one-stop digital preventive health guide that conveniently provides access to the best healthcare practitioners and raises awareness about the prevention and management of lifestyle diseases. healthi has marked noteworthy milestones since it began less than three years ago. It has grown 9x year-over-year in the first two years of operations and matched its second-year performance in just one quarter this year. The company has facilitated more than 10 lakh tests with an over 95% user satisfaction rating and over 90% customer retention.
On the healthi.in website, every user has access to upwards of 9 million package choices. Further, within one minute by just answering a few simple questions, their trademarked predictive analysis algorithms help them narrow down their options to just one or two which are the most appropriate for them. The users therefore get everything they need and do not have to pay for things that don’t matter to them.
Combining scientifically validated predictive analytics, machine learning technology, contemporary design, strong partnerships with healthcare majors and cutting-edge research; healthi is revolutionizing the preventive healthcare market. It has made significant strides within a short span of time and now serves users in over 130 Indian cities.
Since its very inception, healthi has partnered with the industry and research leaders of repute in healthcare. For its health check offering, it has tied up with most of the leading diagnostic and imaging laboratories, clinics and hospitals in India, thus offering 400+ high-quality venue options for users. healthi also has a research partnership with the Government of India on the efficacy of chronic disease prediction models. It also has a content partnership with Mayo Clinic to deliver personalized, clinically validated and relevant preventive health content to users. The company plans to empower 1.5 million users to make smart choices about their health by 2018.