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Medikoe teams up with Manipal to launch In-App SOS feature for emergency medical services

Medikoe, the medical platform has joined hands with Manipal Ambulance Response Service (MARS) along with technology partner Helpzone Technologies to initiate emergency care treatment in Bengaluru.

The new SOS feature on Medikoe’s app allows the customer to alert 5 people about the medical emergency including the geo-location, as well as get automatically directed to the first level emergency consultation by Manipal Doctors. If need be, they can also get access to an ambulance rushed to the emergency location as fast as medikoepossible.

Commenting on this association, Sreevalsan Menon, founder and CEO, Medikoe said that when one encounters medical crisis which cover from road accidents to elder care and cardiac problems finding the right number to call in a hurry becomes tough. Moreover, if the patients are outside their town when they need emergency care, it is quite possible that they may not be aware of how to contact the closest hospital with advanced emergency care facilities.

According to Dr. Sudarshan Ballal, Chairman, Manipal Health Enterprises by teaming with platform like Medikoe, we will be able to provide total monitored emergency medical assistance during any crisis situation. Capitalizing on Medikoe’s wide reach, we will also help the patients and community at large, save precious lives during the ‘golden hour’, Along with our technology partner Helpzone Technologies.

“Helpzone Technologies has piloted a brand-new concept of “Titanium Seconds” with Manipal Hospitals Bengaluru, with the primary objective of enabling consumers’ quick access to credible medical emergency assistance within a few seconds of raising an alert. With the Medikoe partnership, we hope that a larger number of citizens can make use of the service,” says Deepa Jeetu, co-founder, Helpzone Technologies.

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