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Practo app users can book Ola cabs for their appointments

Healthcare app Practo has partnered with taxi aggregator Ola to give its users option to book cab rides right from the Practo app.

  • Updated: September 22, 2016 10:05 PM IST
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Users of healthcare app Practo can now book a cab using Ola app whenever they need to visit a doctor for health check-up. Practo and the taxi aggregator have signed a nationwide partnership under which any user of the health app can book a cab through Ola whenever he/she needs to visit a doctor. With Ola’s integration in the Practo app, millions of consumers across India will now be able to book an Ola cab – Micro, Mini, Prime or Lux, ahead of their doctor’s appointments, directly from the Practo app.

“Practo and Ola have partnered to provide seamless and stress-free healthcare experience for their customers. With Ola’s integration on the Practo app, millions of consumers across India will now be able to book an Ola cab ahead of their doctor’s appointments, directly from the Practo app,” the companies said a in joint statement. Additionally, Practo users will also get a reminder an hour prior to the scheduled appointment, allowing them to make use of Ola’s ‘Ride Later’ feature to book a ride in advance. If the customers chose to book via ‘Ride Now’ feature, other than seeing the nearest available cabs, they will also get the details of estimated fare and the expected time of Arrival (ETA) for the cab.

Once the trip starts, the user’s final destination will be auto-filled on the driver’s app, ensuring peace of mind for consumers. ETAs as low as 4 minutes and maximum availability across categories on the Ola app, enhances the value proposition for Practo users by enabling access to the best of medical practitioners in the city.

  • Published Date: September 22, 2016 10:00 PM IST
  • Updated Date: September 22, 2016 10:05 PM IST