Recognizing the gap in timely and affordable healthcare services in rural healthcare, iKure was incepted in 2010 with the goal to deliver comprehensive care in rural India leveraging technology. Using a combination of technology innovation, skills training and capacity building, iKure healthcare model is an inventive approach that not just treats diseases but ends diseases from its root cause by working together with doctors, academicians, local NGOs, and corporate on endemic health issues in communities, creating healthier communities at grass root level.
iKure is reaching out to communities living in remote areas with quality healthcare services through an innovative Hub & Spoke model, powered by technology and extended up to the last mile by trained community health workers . The operating system becomes handy in the context of multiple locations sourcing where the central consolidator called ‘Hub’ provides medical assistance to its patients spread across different remote areas. The Hub and the Spokes are fully equipped with doctor’s consultation, paramedics, diagnostic services and medicines at an affordable price. The uniqueness in iKure’s healthcare delivery lies in being able to provide services up to the door of each patient through its trained community health workers.
The Hub and Spokes are powered by WHIMS which enables seamless integration of patient information and medical records. The health care delivery model brings effective and affordable primary health care to the door steps of the rural people and extends access to multispecialty hospitals in the city using technology to cater to secondary and tertiary care needs in the community.
iKure is impacting million lives through this healthcare delivery system in many states across India through partnership with the organisations such as Pradan and TATA Trust.