Minet Concierge Medication Program tagged as innovative solution to fraud – DAILY NATION

  READ FULL ARTICLE: https://www.nation.co.ke/news/How-hospitals-exploit-insured-patients/1056-4599432-7uxg83/index.html     Kenyans are paying through the nose for hospital services because health providers inflate medical bills for those paying via insurance, the Nation can reveal. Excess diagnostic tests, exaggerated prescriptions and unnecessary admissions are some of the tricks medical personnel use to fleece Kenyans seeking treatment. A doctor who spoke to the Nation on …

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Mobile app to give users access to doctors launched

A mobile health app that will give Kenyans access to medical practitioners has been launched. The app, iSikCure, is a subscription-free project that aims at improving access levels to quality care and safe medicine across the country. The app’s founder, Dr Moka Lantum, said it is aimed at helping those seeking solutions to their health problems. “The app is meant …

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iSikCure, a healthcare & doctor booking app launches in Kenya

iSikCure, a subscription free app launched today in Nairobi by  Boehringer Ingelheim and Ashoka aims to connect patients with doctors, laboratories, pharmacies and wellness providers, and enable them pay for the health services received from their mobile phones. For health providers the app promises increased traffic to facilities, ability to manage their schedules and wait-times, get booked and receive pre-payments …

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Simplifying the healthcare system of Kenya with iSikCure

Navigating through the healthcare system in Kenya can be difficult and often results in people not seeking the care and medicine they need. With iSikCure this is about to change. When iSikCure was founded in 2015, the initial idea was to solve the problem of getting affordable quality medicine. But to do that, it was necessary to restructure the healthcare system …

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The winner of the MEDICA App COMPETITION 2017 is iSikCure from Kenya – 75 development teams battled it out for the title

A perennial highlight of MEDICA, the world’s leading medical trade fair, is the MEDICA App COMPETITION. Development teams from all over the world compete in a challenge to create the best health app solution. The winner of this year’s MEDICA App COMPETITION (#6MAC17) is iSikCure from Kenya. iSikCure came from one of 15 project teams that used the opportunity to …

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Sanofi announces the 10 African startups set to pitch at VivaTech

Global biopharmaceutical firm and Viva Technology partner Sanofi has announced the 10 African startups selected as finalists in its Sanofi Afric@Tech initiative. The finalists are set to pitch their health innovations before a panel later this month at startup conference VivaTech which will be held in Paris next week — between 24 and 26 May. It will be the first time at the …

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