Stockholm, Sweden, May 18 2021: The healthcare industry has been greatly affected by the pandemic and the digital transformation has accelerated over the past year. The deployment and uptake of ehealth services, along with emerging technology breakthroughs, is leading to a digital surge in healthcare. Doktor.se, a leading provider of telemedicine platforms and one of Sweden’s largest digital healthcare providers, today announces a strategic partnership with Proximus Group.
Proximus Group, one of Belgium’s main providers of digital services and communication solutions announced today that it will launch the digital healthcare app Doktr before summer. “The Covid-19 pandemic has made us all realise the importance of a solid, agile and futureproof healthcare system in Belgium,” says Guillaume Boutin, CEO at Proximus Group . “It is time to unlock the benefits of digital transformation and allow innovation in healthcare to flourish. Doktor.se’s platform allows us to leverage smart digital tools and fundamentally rethink the Belgian healthcare system.”
“Our mission is to provide the technology which enables safe and accessible healthcare for everyone, making the experience frictionless and efficient,” says Martin Lindman, CEO and co-founder of Doktor.se. “Proximus is now launching one of the biggest eHealth efforts in Belgium, built on our platform, which is a proud moment for us. Belgium will be the fifth market on where we provide telemedicine as a technology partner and by the end of the year our platform will be live in more than seven countries.“
Doktor.se has established partnerships with Vivabem/ViBE, the largest digital healthcare provider in Brazil and AniCura, a digital vet-app available across the Nordics.
Doktor.se was founded in 2016 and is one of Sweden’s biggest providers of digital healthcare ,with physical healthcare clinics across the country and a digital platform operations across the world. In 2020 over 1,2 million patient consultations were carried out through app or the physical clinics. Our ambition is to improve healthcare worldwide, and to make it more efficient. By making the first contact digital, we save time and resources for both the individual and our society at large. More patients receive care faster, while traditional healthcare is relieved. This frees up resources for patients who really need physical appointments.
We employ dedicated nurses, specialist nurses, general practitioners, specialist doctors, psychologists, counsellors and physiotherapists at our digital and physical healthcare centres.
Doktor.se currently has physical healthcare operations across Sweden. On top of that our platform is used in multiple countries across Europe through Anicura and in Brazil by the digital healthcare provider ViBE. www.doktor.se
About Proximus Group
Proximus Group (Euronext Brussels: PROX) is a provider of digital services and communication solutions operating in the Belgian and international markets. Delivering communication and entertainment experiences for residential consumers and enabling digital transformation for enterprises, we open up a world of digital opportunities so people live better and work smarter. Thanks to advanced interconnected fixed and mobile networks, Proximus provides access anywhere and anytime to digital services and data, as well as to a broad offering of multimedia content. Proximus is a pioneer in ICT innovation, with integrated solutions based on IoT, Data analytics, cloud and security.
Proximus has the ambition to become the reference operator in Europe through next generation networks, a truly digital mindset and a spirit of openness towards partnerships and ecosystems, while contributing to a safe, sustainable, inclusive and prosperous digital Belgium.
In Belgium, Proximus’ core products and services are offered under the Proximus and Scarlet brands. The Group is also active in Luxembourg as, under the brand names Tango and Telindus Luxembourg, and in the Netherlands through Telindus Netherlands. The Group’s international carrier activities are managed by BICS, a leading international communications enabler, one of the key global voice carriers and the leading provider of mobile data services worldwide. With TeleSign, the Group also encompasses a fast-growing leader in digital identity services, serving the world’s largest internet brands, digital champions and cloud native businesses.
With 11,423 employees, all engaged to offer customers a superior experience, the Group realized an underlying Group revenue of EUR 5,479 million end-2020.