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These days the entire process of finding a doctor, getting an appointment, the long waiting hours and the fatigue of the journey to and fro the doctors chambers are all exhausting. Vaidyaa has a convenient solution, which brings good doctors to peoples doorsteps at affordable prices to people of all ages. Vaidyaa was conceptualised by an experienced HR professional Ms Nandini Basu Phookan supported by a strong team. Her idea was to do something to address the growing challenges of quality healthcare, both for those who need it and those who provide it. They provide a service which places convenience, affordability and reliability above all other factors. Apart from being stress free, and a big time saver in the hectic pace of life, they also have the comfort of being in familiar surrounding when someone is sick and needs attention.

 

Doctor at doorstep

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Newspaper – Aajkal, Date – 6th Feb 2016

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Online health care service started by Vaidyaa. Appointment with specialist doctors can be booked online. Website:www.vaidyaa.com. Dr. Shantanu Banerjee, Dr. Debasish Das, and Founder Vaidyaa Ms Nandini Basu Phookan at the press meet.

Phone korlei badite dactar
Newspaper – Aajkal, Date – 3rd Feb 2016

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Doctor at home on call
Now when somebody is unwell at home, a single call brings a doctor to the house. Such a unique service has been brought forward to the city residents by Vaidyaa. A call on these nos. 03324426017/9836362158 can now let you book a doctor of the required specialisation to visit you at your home. This service can be availed from 7 am to 9:30 pm and soon it is also going to be available 24 hours as informed by founder Nandini Basu Phookan at a press conference held on Tuesday at the Kolkata Press Club. She said such a service has started in Kolkata for the first time. She went on to describe the difficulties faced when ill-health befalls older people and people who live by themselves. Now they can book a doctors’ appointment at home by making a single call from their home. This service is now available at all the areas of the city. Besides calling, doctor visits can also be booked online through their website www.vaidyaa.com. At present 105 doctors including doctors of various specialisations are associated with Vaidyaa. Patients will have to pay the doctor's fee and a service charge. On behalf of the organisation Ms Trishna Mukherjee informed that when patients call for appointment, they are first asked to mention the place where the doctor is required. As per that information, Vaidyaa then checks the availability of doctors in that particular area and accordingly an appointment is scheduled. Payment for the services can be made online, or to the company's account or cash at the time of the service. At the press conference, were present Dr. Debasish Das, Dr. Shantanu Banerjee, Shibani Deb along with patients who have availed the services of Vaidyaa.

Phonae Porisheba
Newspaper – Ekdin, Date – 3rd Feb 2016

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Doctor on call
People have to face a lot of difficulties when it comes to health issues. A lot of decisions like which hospital to visit, which doctor to consult etc need to be taken which can be confusing at times. Now to simplify things a unique service has been introduced by a private organisation. Doctor’s treatment as well as a range of other health care services are now made available at the comfort of homes at a single phone call. As many as 105 doctors belonging to various specialisations are now associated with this organisation.

Badite Boshe Chikitsha Porisheba
Newspaper – Kalam, Date – 3rd Feb 2016

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Doctor’s treatment sitting at home
Now internet brings you the convenience of treating your health at affordable prices while sitting at home. So far people have only enjoyed shopping through websites. Now, health care services have also been made available through such websites. An organisation by the name of Vaidyaa has started such a website. Founder Nandini Basu Phookan on Tuesday informed through a press conference that people nowadays have busy schedules and as such, a service has been started where they have the convenience of having a doctor visit them at their home. At present 100 doctors are associated with the organisation. Besides this, doctors of government hospitals have also joined hands with this service organisation. Once an appointment is booked, the doctor of required speciality will reach the doorstep of the patient. All this is available at affordable prices. Doctors of various specialisations such as ENT, cardiology, chest specialist, orthopaedic, gynaecology etc are part of the panel of doctors associated with the organisation. Ms Phookan further added that the elderly will be especially benefitted by this doctor at home service. Moreover, the service will also be available on Sundays. Meanwhile, the services are also getting a headstart in other cities of the eastern region like Siliguri, Shillong etc.

Baditei Chikitsha

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Doctor’s treatment right at home
The effort of providing a doctor at your home has been taken up by a service organisation called Vaidyaa. When a doctor's visit is required at home, or when it is not possible to wait for days to see a doctor in his chamber, or when there is a sudden medical emergency at home, Vaidyaa now arranges for a doctor’s visit at the patients home. For this, the customer will only have to pay the doctor's fee and a service charge. Although the organisation started it's operations back in November 2015, it was officially launched on Tuesday by founder Nandini Basu Phookan through a press conference held at the Kolkata Press Club. She said "We have already started our services. 105 experienced doctors from various specialisations have so far empanelled with us. Our services can be availed by one and all either by call or by e-mail right from 7 in the morning to 9 in the evening." However the organisation hasn't yet started providing vital services like ambulances. Ms Phookan informed that they are in the process of tying up for ambulance service and soon that too will be one of the services provided by Vaidyaa.

Badite Boshei Pawa Jabe Dactari Porishbar Shujog
Newspaper – Prayag, Date – 3rd Feb 2016

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Now one can avail doctor services while sitting at home
Today most people have their sons and daughters pursuing their studies or working in other cities or outside the country, while they are by themselves at their homes. In those circumstances, they often find themselves at a need for help when one of them fall ill. As a solution to all such problems, an enterprise by the name of Vaidyaa has introduced a complete set of health care services. At times people feel unwell but don’t have the time to visit a doctor. Taking aged people to visit a doctor’s chamber is another challenge for many while their busy schedules make it seem almost impossible for them to sit and wait in doctors’ chambers for hours. But now to put an end to all these difficulties, Vaidyaa is all set to send doctors to the patient's home. Some of the city's most sought after doctors are associated with Vaidyaa. One can simply go to the website and book an appointment or find out about the specialisations of the doctors. This service is currently available for the residents of Newtown Rajarhaat to Joka and from Dunlop to Gariya and there are plans of extending it to other cities like Guwahati and Shillong. This service is beneficial to the common man as it is not only cost effective but also saves a lot of valuable time on travel as informed by the members of the organisation through a press conference held on Tuesday at the Kolkata Press Club. They also informed that a number of senior and experienced doctors have joined hands with Vaidyaa with a view to extend their services to the common people of the society. The patients will have to pay visiting fees to the doctors as per the doctors' requirements. 105 experienced doctors from various specialisations are currently associated with Vaidyaa, as reported.

Dactari Porishbaye Vaidyaa

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Vaidyaa for your health care needs
Do you desire an appointment with an experienced doctor at your home? Do you want a date for your surgery while sitting at home? Do you want to be treated by a doctor who holds professional degrees from renowned institutions abroad? Now you do not have to worry about any of this. Because now Vaidyaa is all set to provide you doctors as per your requirement. It will send experienced doctors to your home as well as date of surgery. You will only have to pay doctors visiting fee and a service charge for this. Payment can be made online or at the time of service. Reliable and experienced doctors are associated with this organisation. Their services are spread across Dunlop to Gariya, Howrah, Andul, Uttarpada, and from Rajarhaat to Joka. Besides Kolkata they are also spreading their service network to other cities like Siliguri, Guwahati and Shillong. Contact nos. 03324426017/9836362158, website: www.vaidyaa.com.

Chikitshok Khuje Dite Vaidyaa
Newspaper – Sangbad Prabaha, Date – 6th Feb 2016

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Vaidyaa to find you your suitable doctor
Today getting in touch with able doctors or to get appointments with them has become extremely difficult for the common man. In order to make this easier and especially for the aged, an experienced HR professional Nandini Basu Phookan has founded Vaidyaa which provides the unique service of providing doctors to visit patients at their homes. At a press meet held at the Kolkata Press Club on Tuesday, Ms Phookan informed the public that they have started their services in co-operation with over 100 doctors of various specialisations who have empanelled with Vaidyaa. Among the people who attended the conference were Dr. Shantanu Banerjee, Dr. Debasish Das, Dr. Sandeep Bhattacharjee, Ms Trishna Mukherjee and others. Vaidyaa's services are currently available to the residents of Kolkata right from Newtown Rajarhaat to Joka and from Gariya to Dunlop. It was reported by Ms Phookan that work is in progress for increasing their service area to reach a larger section of people.

Dactari Porisheba Debe Vaidyaa
Newspaper – Aitijya Bangla, Date – 5th Feb 2016

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Vaidyaa to provide doctor service
A service organisation by the name of Vaidyaa has come up with a promise to provide you with a suitable doctor at your home at any hour of the day. Vaidyaa is now ready to provide all round healthcare services to people as informed by founder Nandini Basu Phookan and her team at a press meet held at the Kolkata Press Club. They said that on today's date there are a lot of people who are not able to find their suitable doctors on their own, or their illness render them unable to travel and visit a doctor. A lot of people need a doctor at home but do not have a way of contacting them. Vaidyaa will now provide solutions to all of these problems. One can get treatment from some of the best doctors sitting at home simply by communicating through phone, email or website. Currently 105 doctors of varied specialities are associated with Vaidyaa. While the team is working on expanding their service network to reach other cities of the North Eastern region like Guwahati and Shillong, Kolkata residents from Rajarhaat to Joka and from Gariya to Dunlop can already avail these services. Payment for the services can be made either in cash or online. Apart from doctor's fee and a nominal service charge there are no other charges for the service. Contact nos. are 03324426017/9836362158, e-mail: support@vaidyaa.com, website: www.vaidyaa.com.

Vaidyaa Bisheshogyo Dactarder Ekti Mulyobaan Shongstha

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‘Vaidyaa’ a valuable association of specialist doctors
A press conference was held at the Kolkata Press Club by the members of Vaidyaa, an organisation providing health care services. Renowned doctors like Dr. Shantanu Banerjee, Dr. Debasish Das, Dr. Sandeep Bhattacharjee were present on stage along with Ms Nandini Basu, Ms Trishna Mukherjee, Ms Shibani Deb and a few others. In today's day and age people have extremely busy lifestyles. Somebody falling sick at home or the aged members in the family may need to see a doctor at any time. In such situations when it is difficult for the working people to take them to a hospital or to a doctor's chamber, a single call made to Vaidyaa, or an email, or an Internet booking, can help arrange a doctor to visit the patient at the comfort of the house within a few hours. For this service the patient will have to pay the doctor's visiting fee, which can be paid either at the time of service or online. At present Vaidyaa's services are available in Kolkata from Newtown Rajarhaat to Joka and from Gariya to Dunlop and they have plans of further extending their services to other cities like Guwahatiand Shillong. Vaidyaa's website: www.vaidyaa.com and email: support@vaidyaa.com.

Vaidyaa Dot Com Se Ghar Baithe Doctor Ki Suvidha

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Convenience of doctor service at home through Vaidyaa.com
Gone are the days of tiresome waiting in long ques in hospitals or chambers for doctors appointment. Now doctors visit you at the comfort of your home. Through www.vaidyaa.com home doctor visits can be booked at affordable prices as informed at a press meet by the members of the organisation Vaidyaa. Founder Nandini Basu Phookan said that they have a team of 106 empanelled doctors of various specialisations. Their service is now available all across the city of Kolkata. From Rajarhaat to Joka and from Gariya to Dunlop people can now avail their service sitting at home. She also informed that soon they are going to extend their services to Guwahati as well as Shillong.

Ab Vaidyaa ki madad se ghar baithe bulaen doctor

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Now call doctor home with the help of Vaidyaa
Vaidyaa was launched in the Kolkata Press Club on Tuesday. This is a medical portal through which doctors’ home visits can be booked by a single phone call or by logging into the website. Doctor will reach patient's home and provide his services within 6 hours of booking, as informed by founder Nandini Basu Phookan. She informed through the press conference that Kolkata residents from Rajarhaat to Joka and from Gariya to Dunlop will now be able to book doctor’s appointments at their home through the service provided by Vaidyaa. She also stated that very soon the service will be launched in other places like Siliguri, Guwahati and Shillong. Doctors of varied specialities can be booked through Vaidyaa. This can be done either by calling 03324426017/9836362158 or by logging on to www.vaidyaa.com.

Vaidyaa.com Ki Chikitsa Seva
Newspaper – Jansatta, Date – 2nd Feb 2016

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Vaidyaa.com's doctor service
If a person needs a doctor's advice or treatment for any sort of discomfort, Vaidyaa.com is at their service. Founder Nandini Basu Phookan said at a press conference organised on Tuesday at the Kolkata Press Club that they have a team of about 100 doctors of various specialisations who can be booked for home visits through their service. Details about their service can also be found out from their website www.vaidyaa.com. It was stated that their services have started in Kolkata city and is available for residents across Rajarhaat to Joka and from Gariya to Dunlop. She also informed that soon their services are going to be available to the people of north - eastern cities like Guwahati and Shillong.

Apni Kalpanaon Ko Seema Mein Na Bandho
Newspaper – Salaam Duniya, Date – 17th April 2016

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Don’t Put A Limit To Your Imagination”
She is not a doctor, but her experiences have made her understand the importance of a doctor. At any situation, proper treatment and its availability in proper time is very important. In today's digital world it is possible to get everything online, but getting doctors online, and that too through one call, seems like a dream. But Nandini Basu Phookan, along with her two colleagues, Sibani Deb and Trishna Mukherjee, has made this possible. Now they have made the "on call doctor's service" possible through Vaidyaa. Salam Duniyaa has met Nandini Basu Phookan for success story. The interview is presented here - “Realisation for doing something came through urgent requirement.
I have worked as an HR professional for 16 years and now I am in Kolkata since the last 3 years. There were situations when the elderly members of my home were not well and I had to take care of all the medical problems. At times it used to be a great problem to get a doctor at home for medical emergency. We can get any other services online but doctors. It was my own requirement and that made me realise that something had to be done. Even the doctors want to reach out to people.
When we had started the work for Vaidyaa, we met many doctors. Reaction of some doctors were not encouraging, there were many who are supporting us till date. Actually the doctors themselves want to reach out to people, and now, through Vaidyaa, they can get the opportunity to reach out to many more people. From big pharmacy chains like Frankross and Dhanwantary to the doctors of renowned hospitals are working with us and now about 150 doctors are empanelled with us. Our doctors treat the patients at their home. Today we can arrange a doctor's visit for a patient residing at any corner of Kolkata.
Screening of doctors - when a doctor is empanelled with us, besides the verification of their qualification, it is necessary to see what type of human being he is and his attitude towards a patient. This is the reason we have met about 400 doctors, but working with only 150 doctors now. Besides Medicine the demand for Diabetologist is the most and also there is a demand for dentist.
Sibani Deb is quite experienced and she meets the doctors and holds the responsibility of alliances. Trishna Mukherjee takes care of operations and I being the founder, take the responsibility of planning and strategy. We have flexible working hours as our work is mostly online or over the phone. Our social media manager works from Kashmir.
Plan to expand in the Eastern region of the country - After Kolkata, we plan to focus on the other cities of east India, like Guwahati, Bhubaneswar, etc. Interesting fact is that none of us have a medical base, so this was a great challenge for us, and now we take 3 to 4 calls every day. After the doctor's visit, we take a feedback from the patient party, which the doctors are also curious to know. There is a weekly follow up of the patient from our end. We want to make people aware of this service.
Don't limit your imaginations. We all are talented, but to give it a shape we should have dreams. Let it be small, but we should start from somewhere.