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Doctor search portal Practo launched in brazil - First country in Latin America

Practo, Doctor search portal Practo is now available in Brazil. After launching several markets in South East Asia, today company is launching Brazil, first country in Latin America.

Brazil is most importantly for Practo, its 5th largest economy in the world and a $200B healthcare market, and it has over 200 million consumers.

Practo will begin with Practo Search in São Paulo and at launch cover over 5500 doctors – which covers of almost half the clinics in the city. Consumers can search using doctor’s name, specialisation and even symptoms. Practo Search will bring list of doctor. Doctors will have Practo Profile complete with detailed information including years of experience, qualification, affiliations and specialization.

Company is also launching Practo Ray – Practo's cloud-based practice management solution of choice used by doctors and clinics around the world to manage patients for scheduling and appointments and provides powerful billing and inventory management for doctors. It also helps create digital health records and prescriptions so consumers always have their healthcare history available to them.

Company said that Over the next few quarters, Practo will continue to add more doctors in São Paulo on the platform as well as expand coverage to the broader São Paulo area. In the second half of 2016 Practo plans to expand to Rio de Janeiro and eventually to all large cities in Brazil.

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