Aguai Solutions: Bringing Medicines Just a Click Away through Innovative Healthcare IT
Date: Monday , December 14, 2015
At the time where everything is going online and people are buying almost everything from grocery to gadgets on web stores, the medical and pharmaceutical market is also catching up with the trend.Reports suggest that the online sales of medicines is helping the organized retail pharmacy chains that are setting up virtual account for nearly five percent of the medicine market and are growing in double digits. Although many e-pharmacies are yet to take off like other online businesses have, many entrepreneurs are confident of the potentiality of the sector and have started operations in this segment, being aware of the risks that may take place during the course of work. Headquartered in Bangalore, Aguai Solutions (Aguai means Leadership in Sanskrit) have established itself as a niche player in the healthcare segment. Within two years of its inception, the firm has proved itself to be a game changer in the field of healthcare and has helped organizations, ranging from disruptive High Technology startups to SMBs and Healthcare IT companies.
The Journey of Thousand Miles, Began with a Single Step
Being associated with the healthcare industry in India and U.S. for over 14 years, Bimlesh Gundurao (CEO & Co-Founder, Aguai Solutions) was always fascinated with the health care world and its ability to impact millions of lives, since childhood. The fact that how healthcare industry was witnessing rapid changes with the expansion of digitization was perhapsone of the major motivating factors that led him to establish Aguai Solutions with co-founder Madhur Rao. While taking a leap from the US Healthcare IT industry, what Bimlesh had in his mind was to create an impact in the Indian healthcare industry and this was further fuelled by the concept of meticulously integrating technology to it. Hence, started to develop a strong healthcare platform that could connect Doctors, Patients, Pharmacies and Pharmacy distributors. Today, the firm has developed and implemented transformational IT solutions focused at healthcare.
Aguai Solutions has been one of the major players in India to offer solutions to the Doctors, Patients, Pharmacies and Pharmacy Distributors on one platform and has driven the entire supply chain and access to digital prescriptions for consumers. \"We have products for pharmacies named Pharmeazy and for consumers named Medieazy where consumers can order medicines through their smart phones,\" says Bimlesh. \"To help the pharma distributors run their supply chain more effectively, we have our product, Distributeazy that connects the distributors with the pharmacies. We are now working on our latest product RxEazy where we are looking at digitizing the doctor\'s prescription,\" he further adds. Medieazy app that not only helps consumers in procuring medicines online but also setting a reminder for them so as take medication on time.
Sailing against the Wind
Aguai Solutions, being a startup, initially had to deal with the challenges of conceptualizing its products, determining the market gaps and finding the right talent. Over a period of time, with an apprehensive approach towards healthcare problem solving, team Aguai Solutions has proved its credibility in the healthcare space.Following an open work culture within the organization, the company has attracted employees who are driven by the core values of leadership, empowerment, achievements and decisiveness.
Being mindful of inculcating empowerment among employees, the team at Aguai Solutions conducts an open house discussion where they openly discuss about work, the response of their products from the market and so on. \"In terms of training, we hire freshers and give them a 3month internship program. Each one is assigned a mentor who sets them weekly goals. For experienced people, we have monthly internal knowledge transfer sessions. This way our employees are being updated on various technology skills,\" explains Bimlesh. Aguai Solutions invests substantial time on its employees to recognize their abilities and takes care of their growth opportunities.
The Journey Continues
\"As a bunch of passionate health care guys who bring in work and technology experience to the table, over the years, we have left no stone unturned to establish healthcare technology relationships with our clients,\" reminisces Bimlesh. Team Aguai is all ready to set its footprint Pan Asia to add in a lot of a value added services. \"By end of this year, we are planning to bring access to Ayurveda medications. We are also looking at key partnerships with product firms,\" he concludes.
Bimlesh Gundurao, CEO & Co-Founder � MBA, MS,BE
A Healthcare Executive with over 18 years of in IT experience Healthcare Product Development, Offshoring, Business Consulting, and Marketing. This visionary is extremely passionate about Healthcare with career built across GA, Satyam, Misys and Allscripts. He is also, a highly sought out speaker and advises start ups on Business & Marketing strategy while mentoring & coaching industry professionals to help them achieve their career goals.
Madhur Rao, COO & Co-Founder - BE
Technology Executive with over 15 of experience in the IT Industry.She has had stints at Satyam, Infosys and Intel where she was responsible for Large Program Management Initiatives to transform business processes leveraging next generate technology. At Intel, she led several programs to success, winning several awards for \"Flawless Execution\" to help reduce IT costs on their Sales & Marketing Solutions. She is renowned for her very strong execution skills and eye for detail. When not at work, she is a chef, doling out delicacies from her most prized oven.
She holds a Computer Science Engineering degree from PICT and is a PMP certified professional.
Offices: Bangalore (Headquarter)
Products: Pharmeazy, Medieazy, Distributeazy and RxEazy
Verticals: Healthcare IT
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