Healthcare unicorn Pristyn Care has acquired doctor consultation platform Lybrate to entered into primary care and strengthen its delivery service.
Following this acquisition, Both companies will work towards merging their business operations in the coming days, the company said in a statement.
The company said that 150 of Lybrate’s employees will be included in Pristyn Care.
Founded in 2014 by Saurabh Arora, Lybrate is an online doctor consultation platform which helps patients connect to more than 300,000 certified doctors from across the country.
“Pristyn Care’s attributes resonate strongly with Lybrate, and given the nature of its business strongly complementing our offerings, it should allow building upon the strengths of each other”, said, Saurabh Arora, founder, Lybrate.
“With Pristyn Care’s focus on secondary healthcare and Lybrate’s robust network of large numbers of primary care doctors, the two could achieve tremendous synergies,” he added.
The Gurugram-based Pristyn Care was founded in 2018 by Harsimarbir Singh, Dr Vaibhav Kapoor and Dr Garima Sawhney, It performs advanced secondary care surgeries with the help of its network of over 800 hospitals and over 400 in-house super-specialty surgeons.
The company said its surgeons use the latest advanced medical technology, such as lasers, laparoscopy, microdebrider and LASIK, to treat more than 50 diseases at more than 200 clinics in 42 cities.
“Given the increasing demand for online health services, Lybrate makes a compelling strategic fit to give access to primary care to our patients via online consultation services”, said, Harsimarbir Singh, co-founder, Pristyn Care.
“We truly believe there is a significant appetite for innovation and growth in healthcare, and similar acquisitions will help consolidate, scale and grow healthcare delivery assets”, he added.
In September 2021, Pristyn Care had raised $96 million in its Series E funding round from Sequoia Capital and Tiger Global, and enter to unicorn club.
About Pristyn Care
Co-founded by Harsimarbir (Harsh) Singh, Dr. Vaibhav Kapoor, and Dr. Garima Sawhney in August 2018, Pristyn Care (pristyncare.com) is a leader in Secondary Care Surgeries.
The company has a team of 400+ expert surgeons, performing advanced surgeries for over 50+ diseases using the latest advanced medical technology such as Laser, Laparoscopy, Microdebriders, Lasik, etc. across 800+ Surgical Centres.
It is present in 40 cities and towns viz. Agra, Ahmdabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Coimbatore, among others.
Pristyn Care has differentiated itself by ensuring a 24/7 Personal Care Buddy is allotted to every patient. This coordinator ensures A to Z of surgery – allocating the right doctor to patient, diagnostics, remote insurance clearance, admission & discharge formalities, cab pick-up & drop, free meals for the attendant, patient financing (EMI) and free post-surgery follow-up – is taken care of. This ensures patients & their family members focus on recovery rather than running around.
Lybrate is a digital healthcare platform and at present one of the most used Wellness apps with patients & doctors.
Their unique and unprecedented approach to make healthcare accessible has found us tremendous support from investors and partners.
They are part of a journey where the conventional methods of meeting and connecting with doctors/hospital/Labs is replaced though a simplified technology over the internet & mobile phones. They have seamlessly connect users to medial consultants and empower them to communicate online over app.
As they love to solve intricate problems and they beat them up in no time they grew rapidly in last 5+ years and they are present across the nation covering almost 92% of the pin codes in India. They cater to more than 200+ million interactions annually and quest is not quenched till now.
They can only use a single term for their Technical platform and that is “Sustainable and Scalable”.