16th December 2020, Kathmandu
Cogent Health has launched an online appointment service in collaboration with E-SEWA
Cogent Health, an innovative company in the field of health information technology in Nepal has launched an online appointment service in collaboration with Nepal’s first and leading payment service provider E-Sewa.
Launched by Cogent Health, E-Appointments is a platform through which patients or other members of the public can easily book an appointment for OPD consultation with any of the doctors at the health institution affiliated with the E-Sewa app as well as pay the fee through E-Sewa.
Announcing the launch of the service, Daniel D. Shrestha, Managing Director of Cogent Health said, “We believe that this latest service integrated with health information technology and digital financial technology will lead the way in building a sustainable digital ecosystem in Nepal.”
The launch of this service will not only help hospitals and healthcare organizations but make their OPD services more accessible and systematic. And it will also help expand E-SEWA’s more than 3.5 million active users and its agent partners to more than 10 million users across the country.
In order to reduce the risk of the current Covid-19 epidemic, the general public can find the desired hospital and doctor from their home, book an appointment, and seek treatment and counseling without the risk and hassle of queuing. Currently, reputed private health institutions like Nidan Hospital, Annapurna Neuro Hospital, and BP Koirala Ophthalmology Center have joined the platform and the service is being launched in dozens of hospitals and health institutions.
Cogent Health Pvt. Ltd. is an innovative company in the field of health information technology. Cogent Health develops technology to fully digitize the management of hospitals and health institutions based on electronic medical records (EMRs). Technologies such as cogent health and e-appointments and QR payments including cogent EMR, cogent EMR web, and smart health are being used by more than 100 hospitals and health institutions across Nepal.