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Doctify is a company based in Camden Town - a website and app launched in 2015 which enables patients to search, compare and book private doctors and health professionals in the United Kingdom.[1] It features reviews written by patients and recommendations by other health professionals.[2]

History[edit | edit source]

The company has a founding team formed by a former business consultant and two doctors. The Doctify office is in London, with a staff of 50+.[3] Family office took over the business.[4] [5] [6] [7][8][9]

In December 2016, it secured substantial series A funding from Amadeus Capital.[10]

It combined with VitalityHealth in 2019 to develop the ‘Vitality Specialist Finder', a website that allows members to search for doctors by specialty, rating and location, book appointments and rate the doctors. [11]

Services[edit | edit source]

Clinicians can use the software to schedule their appointments.[10] It covers 47 different specialties and is accessible on web or mobile devices. It focuses on around 30,000 consultant doctors who operate within the private sector.[12] 90% of them also work in the NHS.[13]

It is said that its symptom checkers and video consultations take pressure off GPs during the COVID-19 pandemic in England.[14]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Entrepreneurs: Camden start-up Doctify aims to become the go-to online health platform". Evening Standard. 18 January 2016. Retrieved 31 October 2020.
  2. "Tech Pitch: Doctify". Startups. 12 January 2017. Retrieved 10 February 2017.
  3. "Tech Pitch: Doctify". Startups. 12 January 2017. Retrieved 10 February 2017.
  4. "Tech Pitch: Doctify". Startups. 12 January 2017. Retrieved 10 February 2017.
  5. Ago, 3 Years. " celebrates two years disrupting the healthcare industry".
  7. "Subscribe to read | Financial Times". {{cite web}}: Cite uses generic title (help)
  8. "'Uber for doctors' raises funds". Sky News.
  9. "Find and book a specialist near you". Doctify.
  10. 10.0 10.1 "Doctify secures series A investment". Growth Business UK. 1 November 2016. Retrieved 10 February 2017.
  11. "VitalityHealth partners with Doctify". Cover Magazine. 15 July 2019. Retrieved 31 October 2020.
  12. "UK's Doctify raises more than $1M to build out online healthcare booking platform". Mobihealthnews. 27 October 2016. Retrieved 10 February 2017.
  13. "Doctoring Solutions". Healthinvestor. December 2016.
  14. "Coronavirus: Healthtech needs a route to market". City AM. 23 April 2020. Retrieved 31 October 2020.

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