The founder and CEO, Dr. Richards Afonja and CTO, Richard Cobbinah trace back to Western Africa. Dr. Afonja a native of Nigeria and Cobbinah from Ghana, countries in which the ratio is essentially one doctor per 100,000 civilians, which is lower than the global average. Realizing the importance of on time medical attention, Dr. Afonja laid the groundwork for Dokita247 while Richard Cobbinah a technology savant, respectively, shared the vision to transform the healthcare industry’ and deliver affordable health services to the remotest places.
Dokita247 provides instant and affordable services to numerous treatable conditions. From allergies to tonsillitis and cramps to migraine, the company helps patients to connect to a network of physicians instantly and seek advice. It creates a platform empowering physicians to work flexibly, expand their reach, and generate revenue without additional overhead costs. The application also gives an opportunity for those physicians residing and practicing abroad to extend their expertise and serve fellow native men leveraging Dokita247 app. Physicians with multiple licenses can reap more benefits by serving beyond boundaries right from their comfort zone.
Dokita247 is truly ahead of the curve, providing a robust technology solution that supports both legacy systems and decentralized Blockchain technology - provided through it’s Bitcoin token, DOKITACOIN: Decentralized Autonomous Telehealth Atlas (DATA). By adopting Blockchain, it provides patients and physicians around the world, the added security benefit of secure and valid transactions through distributed ledgers. The Dokita247 solution collects primary information of patients through a questionnaire to analyze and redirect to the concerned physician within minutes. It hosts a database of nearest pharmacy and is capable of sending prescription of the patient to the nearest pharmacy. The application gathers data and analytics that provide vital information for research purposes, and aid in determining the statistical analysis of diseases and spread of disease patterns. It also helps in identifying prevailing incidents of diseases in various parts of the world.
Abiding by HIPAA compliance standards, the company ensures tamper-proof storage of patients’ health records. It also ensures physicians’ practice within licensed territory. Dokita247 eliminates circumstances of physicians traveling across borders to treat patients and helps patients connect with physicians at ease. CTO, Richard Cobbinah exclaims “This is the situation where we bridge the gap; bringing the technology to the doctors and all the patients who need services.” Dokita247’s array of products caters to both corporate and end users. Going forward, extending the capabilities of the current services, Dokita247 intends to focus on strengthening telemedicine offerings and develop solutions that would act remotely and aid patient care.