Patrons will be able to pay seamlessly and securely through MobiKwik across all hospitals under the chain of Fortis Healthcare Ltd. and Medanta
New Delhi, January 23, 2017: Indian mobile wallet major, MobiKwik today announced national tie-ups with Fortis Healthcare Ltd. and Medanta to power digital payments at the two most prestigious multi-super specialty hospitals of India. Patrons to the two institutions will now be able to safely make payments using the MobiKwik mobile app and need not worry about cash.
The partnerships with Fortis and Medanta closely follow the successful enabling of cashless payment solutions at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) by MobiKwik.
Announcing the partnership, Upasana Taku, Co-Founder of MobiKwik, said, “We have identified the healthcare sector as a key growth vertical in 2017 and are working towards supporting cashless payments for all major institutions in the area. Our partnership with Fortis and Medanta will help their patrons to pay seamlessly and securely for consultation, pathology, treatment and medicine.”
Digital payments would be a huge advantage for visiting patients as it would completely remove the risk of carrying cash whenever they visit these hospitals for healthcare services. Hospitals too benefit through stabilisation of the hospital financial control system.
Government has been advocating digital payments at hospitals in the interest of patients.
Fortis Healthcare Limited is a leading integrated healthcare delivery service provider in India. The healthcare verticals of the company primarily comprise hospitals, diagnostics and day care specialty facilities. Fortis India has hospitals in all major cities including Amritsar, Kolkata, Navi Mumbai, Mohali, Ludhiana, Jaipur, Chennai, Kota, Bengaluru, Gurgaon, Noida, Faridabad, Mumbai, and Odisha.
Medanta-The Medicity, is one of India’s largest multi-super specialty institutes located in Gurugram. The institute includes a research centre, medical and nursing school.The institute caters to over 20 specialities.
MobiKwik is an Indian wallet major with a network of more than 10 lakh direct merchants and over 45 million plus users. Founded in 2009 by Bipin Preet Singh and Upasana Taku, the company has raised three rounds of funding from Sequoia Capital, American Express, Tree Line Asia, MediaTek, GMO Payment Gateway, Cisco Investments and Net1.
MobiKwik aspires to be the largest source of digital transactions in India. It is powering e-payments for IRCTC, Uber, Meru Cabs, Big Bazaar, OYO Rooms, Zomato, PVR, Archies, WHSmith India, BookMyShow, Grofers, Big Basket, Dominos, Burger King, Pizza Hut, eBay, ShopClues, Myntra, Jabong, Pepperfry, Barista, Food Panda, Nearbuy, Van Heusen, Allen Solly, Louis Phillips, GoDaddy, MakeMyTrip.