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Medi Express delivering medicine to city dwellers' doorsteps in 90 minutes

| Updated: October 10, 2021 14:15:26


Medi Express delivering medicine to city dwellers' doorsteps in 90 minutes

Digital Hospital,provider of over 1.3 million digital doctor consultations, has recently launched Medi Express - delivering all the necessary medicines to the doorstep of patients in Dhaka within a promise of just 90 minutes, according to a statement.

Launched as a pilot in late August, by end September over 20 model pharmacies have joined, and made well over more than 1,000 express deliveries – all with average delivery time of just 70 minutes from calling the Digital Hospital doctor hotline.

To get home delivery of medicines, patients need to upload their prescription into the Digital Hospital App or call 08 000 111 000 for consultation with experienced doctors. Furthermore, the customers can avail of various discounts, coupons, and gifts for buying medicine and health devices under this service.

Digital Hospital has also taken several steps to verify all government protocols in terms of medicine sales are being followed to ensure the safety of the customers.

Dr Khaled Hasan, head of Clinical Operations, said, “DH has always stood by the people with innovative and affordable services, especially during difficult times. By combining digital doctor consultation with model pharmacy partners in the community and express delivery of medicine, we can ensure accurate diagnosis and fast support for the patients.”

After consultations with Digital Hospital doctors, local pharmacies will check prescriptions and dispense medicines. The required medicines will then be delivered to the patient’s home within 90 minutes.

The Digital Hospital App can be downloaded from the Google play store, or anyone can call 08000111000 (toll-free) to know more about this service, adds the release.

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