Streaming Medics

Sri Lankas first quoted tech firm has stepped up its distribution network as it speeds ahead to become a local health portal.
A Rs. 70 mn joint venture between Millennium Information Technologies and Ayojana Fund Management, eChannelling Ltd, allows patients to channell doctors at Colombos top private hospitals through the Internet.rn

rnAs an e-commerce start-up, eChannelling does not depend solely on web-based strategies to sell its services. Instead, patients are given a choice to book and pay for appointments over the Internet, pharmacies, banks, supermarkets, top corporate firms and even a mobile phone.rn

rnChief Executive, Sidath Chandrasekera says the firm has taken another leap, by linking up the war battered Northern peninsula, as well as 50 independent pharmacies in key towns within the next two months.rn

rnChandrasekera is hitting the northern trail with the first stop in Jaffna through an agent. ldblquote We are coming up with a combination of fax, telephone and email system to get aro