Below more than 30 various online health tools, portals and websites in varied categories such as online magazines, doctors’ search, online consultation, parenting & baby care, e-commerce portal of health related products and even social or professional networking portals for doctors and healthcare professionals.
Doctor’s Appointment & Search
Practo.com – Online doctors appointment service that cover the most regions of India in fact highest number of cities & towns i.e. 58 cities and other similar online services in India are not even close to it.
NamasteDoc – A free doctor search and fix appointment, you can search doctors by name, by hospital or by specialty, at moment the service is available in Delhi/NCR area, Mumbai and Jaipur.
Medecure.com – Online appointment service for mainly Maharashtra state i.e. – Mumbai, Pune and Ahmednagar regions only. The portal also has ask an expert service within portal for free.
Helpingdoc.com – Online Doctors appointment online service 24/7 for Delhi/NCR area only. The service claims to cut the long waits at doctors place by providing real-time confirmation, pre-filled information and helps patients see doctor soon.
MeetMyDoctor.in – Online appointment service for Bangalore only and patient will get booking SMS/Email notifications and reminders as well.
Doctorsbooking.com – Another online service to search doctors and make instant appointments for Bangalore only.
Online Health Magazines –
Arogya – A complete health portal which is not less than A-list health portals in India where you can find anything about health, wellness, diseases, health calculators and can ask doctors online, do drug search and more.
BoloHealth.com – This one is full-fledge health content portal covering articles, videos, news, blogs and ask queries on health, fitness, conditions and health ezines.
OnlyMyHealth – This is also full-fledge health content portal covering interesting articles on health, wellness & fitness. The site can also be read in Hindi version and have tools like doctors & hospital search
mDhil.com – A content based portal covering articles and videos on birth control, fitness and cardiac health other than English the portal has content in 5 Indian regional languages – Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam.
HealthMeUp – A product by Times internet and blog layout based content portal covering articles, videos and recipes on health, fitness, diet and body weight.
Online Doctor Consultation –
PinkWhale – PinkWhale Healthcare Services is an e-Health company offering integrated online and telephone based personal healthcare services. This portal also caters its users to consult and ask query to doctors online though the portal is for global audience not just India.
Mediangels.com – This Mumbai, India based portal was launched 1.5 years back and is claimed to be world’s first specialized Global eHospital where people can have access to doctors across the globe without the need of travelling and have over 350 Doctors on the board from 93 super specialties hospitals not just from India but worldwide (across 15 countries) such as – Howard, Stanford and John Hopkins, patients can avail medical opinions within 72 hours of uploading of medical history on the site.
Payment for services taken can be made through credit cards via the net and can vary between 250 rupees to 5000 rupees. As per the founder of portal even the best hospitals have 40 to 50 specialties, but at www.mediangels.com, they have doctors from more than 85 medical super-specialties on board.
DoctorVista – A portal where you can consult Doc online, ask query and even do videos chat with specialists doctors or online physicians and discuss your medical conditions online & live with licensed doctors, though some of these services are paid and one has to prepay after signing-up with portal.
HealthCareMagic.com – This is one of the complete online doctors consultation portal with 7500+ doctors network with variety of communication tools such as – Website, Android App, GMail/AIM chat bot and iPhone/iPad. One can add – email@example.com to GTalk / AIM buddy list & ask doctors online & get alerts for solutions.
TopDoctorsOnline.com – It’s a Doctors consultation portal plus complete health digest that includes articles, videos, health tools, medical directory as well as health shop where you can buy medicines, supplements and equipment.
DialurDoctor.com – This is purely doctor-on-call service under the domain of eHeathAccess.com which caters health and wellness needs for individual consumers, their families , employees of an organization and their families. One has to pay/register and can get consultation from a doctors at cost Rs.999 for whole family, Rs499 for single person, 99 for one time consultation and Rs150 for video consultation and other more subscription plans as well. You may also get free advice in discussion forum.
Healthizen – As the portal says its a gateway to health & wellness, the portal divides into three – Healthcare Shopping, Healthcare Information, Healthcare Tools.
MyNutrition.in – This is online e-com portal that offer a single window solution to all fitness, nutritional, and wellness product to Indian consumers right from sports nutrition, vitamin & mineral supplements, organ supportive medicine, fat burners, herbal supplements and sports & fitness supplements organized neatly by categories, frankly I haven’t seen such wide variety of supplement and medicine store online.
In addition, for people who are vegetarians and live in geographical location where there are not much choices for plant-based foods, there is risk of not sustaining a healthy body-mass index and thus losing to healthy weight. However, with more vegan-based weight gainers it is now possible to gain weight on a plant-based diet, suggests an interesting advice by Vegan Liftz, where it explains how to sustain healthy weight when one’s life choices and metabolism seem to be conspiring against him/her.
Parenting & Baby Healthcare –
BabyCenter – The portal as claimed is no.1 pregnancy and parenting web and mobile destination worldwide in 14 different location including India. It majorly provides very insightful articles, information, videos and tools for pregnancy and parenting. For pregnancy and health of pregnant mother and if you want to know how your baby’s growing, how mother’s life is changing, pregnancy tips it’s one of the best place online.
ParenTree -Parentree.in portal focuses on the practical aspects of Indian parenting, you can read articles, join groups and discussions write blogs etc. make other parents as you buddies, get or give reviews of schools and pre-schools, local activities in Indian cities, children’s intelligence, reliable classes for arts and sports, growth charts, good nutrition, parenting tips, pregnancy, babies and children, child development, growth milestones, emotional development and behaviour.
IndiaParenting – The one stop shop online for all things parenting and baby care right from useful articles, information for 60 channels/categories and interactive tools such as – Ovulation Calculator, Due Date Calculator, Baby Name Finder, Kids Weight Calculator and many more. The site also have communities with discussion board to discuss all about parenting.
DialHealth – The portal is shopping based health site where you buy health related stuffs online, one of the fantastic feature is that you don’t have to find drugs/medicine you want , from pages by pages looking around, you can search drugs by just typing name and you’ll get all varieties under same drug name.
The portal also offers you to find doctors, hospitals and provide cash on delivery feature if you buy health products online from it, the portal indeed have wide products from general, baby, beauty products, sports & fitness, ayurveda etc.
HealthKart – This portal is also provide same features of online health products purchasing and provide cash-on-delivery as well, searching drugs by name as you type. However it takes less shipping time and unlike to other health e-comm portals provide an extra category ‘Home & Living’ where you can buy home appliances other than just drugs & supplements. The portal is among largest inventory in India as far as e-commerce based health portal is concerned.
Other Similar E-Commerce based health portals –
Doctors’ Social Network –
Docpeers.com – It’s a social & professional networking portal only for and by healthcare individuals (doctors, medical students, healthcare staff etc.) & organizations (hospitals, clinics, service providers etc.) as well. Healthcare professionals can connect with healthcare/medical experts & organizations around the globe, get mentored or mentor other medical professionals, view or subscribe to medical trainings, workshops, events, view & collaborate on various healthcare documents, find medical jobs around the globe, videos and more.
HealthRadii.com – This is a blog magazine for healthcare thought leaders and thinkers with simple features such as discussions, blogs post, videos etc.
DoctorsHangOut – A professional networking portal for doctors & medical students worldwide with features such as groups, forums, events, chats and finding healthcare related jobs. and making friends ofcourse.