DHCC UPGRADES DOCTOR ONLINE BOOKING APPOINTMENT OFFERING Tuesday, January 28, 2020 Okadoc-powered online doctor’s booking on DHCC website now offers full functionality as well as increased number of healthcare providers Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) has released the latest version of its custom-made widget powered by online booking specialist Okadoc, which is available on its website. Patients can now visit www.dhcc.ae to search for a DHCC-based medical practitioners according to specialty, insurance & plans, hospital or clinic. Doctors can also be chosen based on languages spoken, Gender. A total of 32 specialties across 11 DHCC-based healthcare facilities are currently bookable online through the service. Once a DHCC based physician is selected, an instantly confirmed online appointment booking can be made in between 25 to 45 seconds. The patient receives notifications and reminders through multi channels, they can cancel or reschedule instantly 24/7 from within the notifications and reminders. Patients can even request earlier availability and they will receive a notification in case of any cancelations or new availibilty in the doctor’s calendar. “TO BE PROVIDED BY DHCC,” said Omar Oumeish, Executive Director of Dubai Healthcare City Authority. Fodhil Benturquia, CEO and Founder of Okadoc.com, said: “This partnership has been growing steadily and today is being strengthened with the launch of new exciting features and enhanced functionality. We will continue to innovate to improve the healthcare experience for our partners and their patients as we aim to achieve our target of onboarding the majority of the medical free zone’s 160 clinical partners by 2021. “A year on since announcing the strategic partnership with DHCC we are excited to see the progress achieved by the technology enhancements of Okadoc’s white label solution and the constantly growing number of clinical partners who enjoy the added value and benefits of our solution.” The DHCC healthcare providers currently offering instant online doctor booking appointments through DHCC are: American Wellness Center, Bauerfeind Polyclinic, Dr. Abeer Cosmo Plastic Clinic, Emirates Integrated Medical Center Dubai, Emirates Specialty Hospital, EMIRATES SPORTSMED – DHCC, Eye Consultants Dubai, German Medical Center Dubai, Highness Beauty Clinics & Spa Dubai, Royal Aesthetic and Medical Clinic and The French Clinic.