Lanka Hospitals PLC, one of the largest private multi-specialty tertiary care hospitals in the country along with eDoctor [], have entered into a partnership aimed at taking healthcare services to a higher level. The official signing for this took place on December 16.

Launched in 2012, is a web based medical advisory service specializing in initial medical advice 24/7 at Family Doctor (GP) level. In addition to this they also act as a portal to a variety of medical services, and are host to a wide range of discounts and special offers at leading medical service providers throughout the country to its members.

eDoctor also features Android and iOS apps, a nifty interface for people to get in touch with service providers and use the full spectrum of services offered with eDoctor. The apps are also integrated with EMR, otherwise known as Electronic Medical Record system.

Tapping into a market that was virtually non-existent a couple years ago, eDoctor is spearheading their sector combining technology and reputed healthcare service providers to give its users an optimal experience. This includes a wide variety of features in addition to the aforementioned advisory service and electronic medical records such as anonymous consultations for client privacy, sexual health advice and even features like travel with doctor, a handy option to get in touch with a local doctor when you’re travelling overseas. eDoctor’s Platinum members get discounts and enjoy benefits from more than 30 hospitals around the country.