Healthtech startup Eka Care raises $15M

The Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) in New Delhi granted permission for the health tech firm to allow consumers to build and utilize their Ayushman Bharat Health Account (ABHA) and connect the platform into the Unique Health Interface (UHI).

Eka Care, a Bengaluru-based connected health IT platform, raised $15 million in Series A funding on Tuesday headed by Hummingbird Ventures, with participation from 3one4 Capital, Mirae Assets, Verlinvest, Aditya Birla Ventures, Binny Bansal, Rohit MA, and other investors.

It intends to utilize the funds for product development, hiring, educating users on the benefits of keeping a health profile and assisting doctors in transitioning to digital practice.

Vikalp Sahni, Founder and CEO of Eka Care, commented on the new development, saying, "Our objective is to generate and maintain a health profile for every Indian using technology. The faith of prominent investors in our concept has boosted our confidence. We are really pleased to continue transforming healthcare delivery in India by developing tools for both healthcare professionals and users."

"Our clinic management solution complies with both NMC and NDHM criteria, and it helps doctors save time when writing prescriptions, improve their internet presence, and increase their total income. Our physicians are leading the country's digitalization tsunami, and I welcome every doctor in the country to join this effort "Deepak Tuli, Co-Founder and COO of Eka Care, stated

Vikalp Sahni and Deepak Tuli founded Eka Care in December 2020 to assist Indians construct their health profile for improved health outcomes and savings in healthcare costs. The business has created a sophisticated digital clinic management solution for doctors. Later, Abhishek Begerhotta joined them as an advisor.

"Our profound belief in Eka Care is fueled by the rising demand for a horizontal platform built on the basis of UHI, the product interoperability, and the expertise of the founders having previously developed businesses throughout India," said Akshay Mehra, India Lead, Hummingbird Ventures. We are honored to be a part of this journey and look forward to seeing Eka become the health profile for all Indians. "

"Using the Unified Health Interface under ABDM, Eka Care's own tech stack, which includes its own medical knowledge graph, patients will be able to build digital health records from any physical or online source and access a variety of digital health services." "We are backing an amazing team with experience and skill in establishing and expanding digital platforms in Vikalp and Deepak," said Ashish Dave, CEO of Mirae Asset Venture Investments (India).

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