The collaboration with Grab will enable patients to receive their medication within 90 minutes after consulting a doctor via WhiteCoat's mobile app.

Published 2019-08-27 11:25:00

Today, Singapore digital healthcare provider WhiteCoat announced that it has partnered with Grab to enhance its medication delivery services via GrabExpress, the ride-hailing giant’s on-demand, door-to-door courier and parcel delivery service.

The collaboration will let patients to receive their prescribed medication within 90 minutes after consulting a doctor via WhiteCoat’s mobile app.

WhiteCoat’s collaboration with GrabExpress is said to be “in line with Grab’s vision in supporting local tech companies in Singapore”.

Said Bryan Koh, CEO and Founder of WhiteCoat: “Accessible and affordable on-demand healthcare will empower our patients to lead healthier lives.”

“Our collaboration with Grab will boost our capabilities by providing expedited and medication delivery to patients, so that they are able to obtain timely medical attention.”

Added Ronald Wong, Head of GrabExpress Singapore: “Grab’s on-demand small parcel delivery is reliable and affordable, where users can view real time tracking of their medication delivery on the Grab app, giving them a peace of mind.”

According to the press release, there are “thousands” of delivery partners in the GrabExpress fleet.

In light of the partnership, WhiteCoat will also be working with its medical team to familiarise GrabExpress’ delivery partners with WhiteCoat’s proprietary mobile verification processes.

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