GURGAON, India, February 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
A doctor reports on Curofy, the medical app that connects over 45,000 verified doctors across the country with each other, that a patient has shown up with abnormally high white blood cell count but with no fever. With no fever! That is the only worrying part. Responses from other doctors start trickling in and the final opinion revolves around only one diagnosis. The patient is suffering from Leukaemia, cancer of the blood.
This is one of many such medical cases that, away from the glare of high-tech labs and glass doors, doctors solve with each other every day on Curofy and in the process sometimes save patients from falling into critical phases of illnesses without putting them to the discomfort of going from one specialist to another and the most hassled process of sending them through multiple referrals. Rather than the patient being subjected to this fatigue of moving from one chamber to another; doctors from several specialties come, opine on the case and leave contented virtually just on the app itself.
Curofy as a platform is providing instant access to doctors to connect to other doctors from across the country to share opinions and case studies. The app is helping doctors from around the country to be able to pool their collective wisdom online to recommend options for follow up testing and treatment, thus saving time in patient treatment which many times helps save lives of their respective patients. The main agenda of the app is to allow doctors to work effectively as teams seamlessly across borders.
"It was wonderful to have such quick responses," remarked Dr. Neeraj Jain, a General Physician from Guna, MP, who was handling the low white blood cell count case. "The responses helped me reach out to diagnosis rather too sooner than later," he added.
Speaking on this, Nipun Goyal, one of the Co-founder of Curofy added, "Not only doctors, with regard to the ease of interaction that it has provided them, the app is also greatly helping the patient population. Many times patients die because of delay in diagnosis. Doctors collaborate on Curofy to diagnose such cases quickly and refer them to relevant specialist, if required."
The case of Dr. Nitin Nayak's father highlights that doctors trust this medical network not only for their patients but also for their family members. Dr. Nitin's father in Palanpur, recently developed a neurological disorder and in addition to contacting local doctors, he also posted the case on Curofy. Within a few hours, he got pertinent replies from practitioners all across the country and through the app he connected with the doctor who is currently treating his father. "The promptness with which the doctors gave their replies on the case made me realize the power of the platform. It also speaks volumes about the doctor fraternity, who go out of the way to help one of their own," said Dr. Nayak.
A similar thing is echoed by Dr. Ankit Sharma, General Physician from Rewari , Rajasthan, who got a dermatology patient presenting with 5-year-old lesions, itching and burning all over body. As soon as Dr. Sharma posted the case on the app, responses started trickling in. Dr. Sharma followed one of the suggestions by the responders and started seeing gradual improvement in the patient's condition. "Itching and burning sensation disappeared after a month's treatment," said Dr. Sharma.
Many other doctors are of the opinion that the app is doing great service to both doctors and patients. "Curofy provides a congenial environment for doctors to discuss cases amongst each other with relative ease. This also helps in young doctors connecting with experienced consultants in the field and learning the art from them in a more relaxed environment," said Dr. Rohan Khandelwal, a Surgical Oncologist from Gurgaon. Curofy is not only helping in diagnosing diseases but it is also serving as a 'national' classroom for young doctors.
Curofy is a medical networking app that powers a spam-free and secure communication between doctors. In less than a year since its launch, over 45,000 verified doctors from 250 cities have registered on the app. Doctors are connecting with each other on Curofy to discuss difficult cases, stay updated with latest medical advancements and browse premium jobs.
SOURCE 911 India Healthcare Private Limited