Across the world hospitals are suffering from a shortage of medical equipment and supplies, COVID19 has led to a massive surge in demand and increased delivery times. In such times, platforms like ZEPNURhealth are helping many hospitals in India save lives and remain functional. It’s proprietary procurement system and integrated approach helps healthcare facilities reduce capital and operating expenses by up to 30%. The ZEPNURhealth platform acts as a bridge between vendors and facilities by leveraging the power of group purchasing.
ZEPNURhealth is part of the HexGn Startup Ready Program. A six-month online Startup Acceleration program by HexGn in partnership with Invest India (AGNIi, and Startup India) to boost technology-based entrepreneurs from India.
“ZEPNURhealth” has recently assisted three hospitals in setting up their COVID ICU’s during the pandemic despite all the logistical constraints. Dr Nidun Jacob, CEO of ZEPNURhealth says this has been a very satisfying part of his startup journey, ever since he moved back from Australia to do a startup in India. He believes that to startup an entrepreneur needs to “action” the most achievable part of his/her big dream.
ZEPNURhealth is a tech platform that assists healthcare facilities to efficiently procure and manage their equipment and consumables while providing healthcare vendors with a solution to improve visibility and sales. Dr Nidun and his team have built the tech platform as an enabler, with a focus on online brand and product discovery. The platform provides medical equipment planning expertise, brand-independent assessment of vendors and their products while retaining a sharp focus on customer pain points across all phases of procurement. ZEPNURhealth is run by a doctor-led team of biomedical engineers with a strong support team of technology, marketing and operations professionals.
During COVID19 times, most hospitals and healthcare facilities are suffering from reduced earnings, and any savings in procurement and supply chain is a divine blessing for them. ZEPNURhealth’s proprietary platform and app have assisted government and private healthcare facilities procure and manage their supplies and equipment efficiently. Some of the facilities serviced include Kidwai Institute of Oncology (Bangalore), ST healthcare (Bangalore), Acharya Institute of Cancer (Cuttack), GC’s hospital (Mysore), Vijay Ortho and Trauma Centre (Belgaum), Nakshatra Diagnostics Centre (Hyderabad) among many others.