We worked with the founder of Medwisor as product design consultants, developing his broad idea into a tangible platform. Considering the numerous problems faced by patients while getting the right advice on surgical procedures and hospitals, the goal of the platform was to democratize the information available to patients and aide them in their decision making process.
India has a rapidly growing medical tourism industry. In 2015, the industry was estimated to be worth US$3 billion. It is projected to grow at a CAGR of 200% by 2020, hitting $9 billion by 2020. In 2017, 495,056 patients visited India to seek medical care, most of whom were from the Middle East. To encourage applications, government has been taking steps to ease the travel process for medical tourists, such as, expanding its e-tourism VISA regime to include medical visas with a maximum duration of stay of 6 months.
With this project, we aimed to target the pain points faced by foreign patients seeking medical services within India.
To provide patients with a one stop solution for getting a second medical opinion on a surgery required, finding information of hospitals and booking a consultation with a surgeon.
Primarily, patients who are looking to get a surgery done in India. The secondary audience is patients within India who are looking to get a surgery done within another Indian city.