Apple features doctor consultation app Lybrate

Lybrate is the only healthcare technology app among the 25 selected platforms

Apple has featured Lybrate, an online doctor consultation platform, in its coveted list of ‘The App Store Best of 2015’ that covers most innovative apps and games.

Lybrate’s doctor consultation app is the only platform from the healthcare technology sphere to have got an entry into the prestigious list.

“The App Store Best of 2015 showcases this year’s most innovative apps and games, and celebrates the amazing app experiences that developers like you have created for the App Store,” Apple said in an e-mailed statement to Lybrate, informing about its inclusion in the list.

Since its launch in January this year, the app has been downloaded close to 2 million times on both Android and iOS platforms.

“It is a great news for us that Apple has rated our app as one of the best in the category. It reaffirms our belief that we are going in the right direction and doing something meaningful. Our aim is to make healthcare accessible to the 1.2 billion people of India and this recognition will boost our efforts. Our 90-people workforce is extremely excited about it as all their efforts are not just bearing fruits but it also getting recognition from industry players,” said Saurabh Arora, CEO, Lybrate.

The app currently has around 2 lakh daily users. The platform has more than 90,000 doctors on its platform from multiple specialties.

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