06 Oct '14, 3am

With nothing to lose, two Indian college kids solve a medical problem, get Sequoia backing, wow Singapore

With nothing to lose, two Indian college kids solve a medical problem, get Sequoia backing, wow Singapore

I grew up in a small but relatively prosperous, academically oriented south Indian town, where everybody knew everybody else plus their ancestors. That gave me a rather unusual perk. I had not one but several highly qualified family doctors to fall back on whenever something went wrong. But when I moved to the metropolis of Chennai for higher studies, the prospect of falling ill became scary. Doctors were strangers and a couple of bad experiences at hospitals in Chennai, and later Bangalore, erased whatever traces of faith I had towards unknown doctors in big cities. Even for an allergy, I traveled to the other end of Bangalore from where I stayed, just so I could go to a diagnostician recommended by my close friend. So when I heard of Practo , a search engine that claims it can help you find the most suitable doctors in your locality, I was more than curious. A query for ...

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