BookDoc Expanding Its Healthcare Platform Beyond Doctors
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 (Bernama) — The Malaysia Physiotherapy Association (MPA) today inked memorandum of understanding with BookDoc, a homegrown online healthcare app to improve access to qualified physiotherapists and expand its healthcare platform beyond doctors.
The MoU was signed by President of MPA Yew Su Fen and founder and CEO of BookDoc. Dato Chevy Beh.
According to a statement by BookDoc, users from Malaysia and abroad can easily browse through the extensive list of healthcare practitioners and make appointments anytime and anywhere at their fingertips.
BookDoc currently has presence in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Thailand.
The statement said finding nearby physiotherapists is made easier to users. They can either search through BookDoc mobile app, which is available for free on both App Store and Google Play Store or BookDoc online.
In order to provide hassle-free service ecosystem for users to attend their healthcare appointments, BookDoc has strategic partners from navigation, land and air transport to hotel accommodation in all the countries that it is present.
This is done through deep-linking of its mobile app with Google Maps and Waze for navigation, Grab and Uber for land transport, AirAsia for air transport and Agoda for hotel accommodation.
The statement said this is in line with BookDoc s goal to enhance the access of healthcare in the Asia region.
The public, via BookDoc, will be able to access qualified practitioners in the field of physiotherapy who have been certified by MPA and have proper practice facilities.
These duly certified practitioners, on the other hand, will gain access to BookDoc s expanding network of users from across the Region to increase public awareness of their respective treatment modalities.
BookDoc maintains a very rigorous process so that public can always have peace of mind when searching for healthcare professionals via BookDoc. With this collaboration the public can now access qualified and certified professionals who practice physiotheraphy , said Beh.
MPA s collaboration with BookDoc is with the intention to facilitates the growth of physiotherapy profession so our qualified members can expand their clientele in Malaysia and position itself as practitioners of choice amongst the consumers and other healthcare professionals. said Yew. — BERNAMA