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Portea Medical sees traction for children and adolescents for home...

Portea Medical has observed a major shift in the demand dynamics of home healthcare services. Apart from the huge existing demand among the elderly and...

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Portea Medical studies demand dynamics of home healthcare services

Portea Medical, India’s leading consumer healthcare provider, has observed a major shift in the demand dynamics of home healthcare services. Apart from the huge existing...

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Home healthcare: Equipped for patient care at home

From ensuring that all medicines are available on hand to hiring a full-time attendant to purchasing medical equipment that makes life a little easier for...

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Portea Medical and Innoven Capital organize health camps for elderly...

PUNE: Portea Medical, India’s leading consumer healthcare provider, recently conducted health checkup camps for the elderly in partnership with InnoVen Capital, a firm that provides...

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This IIM Alumnus is Making Healthcare Accessible to the Masses

Coming from a reasonably conservative South Indian family, Ganesh was not exposed to the idea of setting up a business and chose to pursue a...

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Home health care companies gear up to meet personnel crunch

Home health care companies are looking at options to address the anticipated problem of personnel shortage. The challenge is expected to be acute in the...

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Home healthcare is growing fast but needs regulations

Home as a virtual hospital – that’s the future. The market for home healthcare in India is projected to reach $6.2 billion by 2020 at...

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Home Healthcare sector mulls tapping colleges to quell manpower crunch

With manpower shortage likely to be a major challenge in the near future, home healthcare companies are looking at different options to attract and retain...

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'Meena Ganesh, Portea Medical: The Patient Healer

For Meena Ganesh, entrepreneurship was nowhere in radar in her early academic years. It was all about being a professor and taking up research. But...

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From Policy Hurdles To Affordable Healthcare For All: HealthTech Startups...

This article is part of the special coverage of the upcoming Union Budget 2018 from the lens of Indian startup ecosystem. In this pre-budget series,...

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These 10 startups are redefining healthcare in India

Over the past three decades, while India’s GDP has constantly grown at about seven percent, the country’s healthcare sector continues to lag behind. According to...

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Portea FY17 revenue up by 57%, losses narrow

Health Vista India Pvt. Ltd, which runs home healthcare services provider Portea Medical, has registered 57% growth in revenue and significantly narrowed its losses for...

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Meena Ganesh on how good customer service proved to be...

With nearly three decades of experience in industries including healthcare, consulting, technology, outsourcing, education, and ecommerce, Meena Ganesh, MD & CEO of Portea Medical is...

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Startup Wednesday (Interview with Ms Meena Ganesh)

Healthcare is one of the primary focus areas of some start-ups who are disrupting this space with their latest offering. On Start up Wednesday, watch...

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Portea; In good health after 4yeras of operation

Home healthcare provider Portea’s success underlines the wisdom in focussing on lesser tapped customer segments for a steady route to growth. Not only has the...

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Home healthcare can improve healthcare outcomes per individual: Meena Ganesh,...

In an interview with ETHealthworld, Meena Ganesh, MD & CEO of Portea Medical, Bangalore, discusses the advent and impact of home health care and how...

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Portea Medical to close $25 m funding round led by...

BENGALURU: Home healthcare firm Portea Medical is set to close a $25 million (Rs 160 crore) funding round led by private equity firm Sabre Capital....

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Portea's app now enables patients to access video-based consultations

Portea Medical will now provide its physiotherapy patients customized video-based exercise programs prescribed by Portea physiotherapists, educational content, clinical questionnaires, as well as consult with...

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Portea Medical expands digital health initiatives for physiotherapy with Physitrack

Bangalore: Portea Medical has expanded its digital health initiatives with the launch of a project in collaboration with patient engagement solution, Physitrack. Under the initiative,...

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How Portea is helping senior citizens take care of all...

India is slated to be the world’s youngest country by 2020. However, the other side of the coin, according to the State of Elderly in...

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9 September, 2016

Physiotherapy: Going beyond medication

Speaking to The Hans India, Dr M Udaya Kumar Maiya, Medical Director, Portea Medical said, “Studies have shown that physiotherapy is effective in treating and...

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8 September, 2016

Dr. Maiya on Physiotherapy

Our expert Dr M Udaya Kumar Maiya, Medical Director, Portea Medical, shares 10 key things every patient consulting a physiotherapist should keep in mind.

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8 September, 2016

Physiotherapy: For better health and living

Physiotherapy - a drug-free way of healing physical ailments - is one of the fastest growing healthcare practices over the world. And it is emerging...

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7 September, 2016

At home with care

As healthcare remains one of the most vibrant job creators, we take a look at career prospects in physiotherapy as well as the growing footprint...

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5 September, 2016

Teacher's Day Special

We often forget the problems our teachers face while giving us the 'gift of knowledge', but today should be the day we acknowledge all that...

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3 September, 2016

Meena Ganesh wins Woman Ahead award

The ET StartUp Award goes to Meena Ganesh for "exceptional success in combining the best attributes of entrepreneurship and investing, and for being a role...

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8 August, 2016

ET Startup Awards 2016

As a founder and investor, Meena Ganesh has created winner after winner. She is nothing short of a role model for women entrepreneurs in the...

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29 July, 2016

Portea awarded "Health-tech startup of the year"

Portea was the joint winner (with Netmeds) of the "Health-tech startup of the year" at the NDTV Unicorn Awards. In addition, Portea was nominated for...

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21 July, 2016

Portea Medical scouts for acquisitions

Portea Medical, run by Health Vista India Pvt. Ltd, is scouting for its fourth acquisition in an endeavour to emerge as the largest home healthcare...

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31 March, 2016

Portea Medical acquires Health Mantra

Portea Medical, the healthcare company, has acquired home medical equipment service provider Health Mantra India. The acquisition was made for an undisclosed consideration of cash...

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24 June, 2016

KIMS and Portea Medical announce partnership

KIMS Group of Hospitals and Portea Medical announced a partnership to expand the delivery of Portea's comprehensive, tech-enabled home healthcare services to patients of KIMS...

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23 November, 2015

Portea Medical acquires MedybizPharma

Home-focused healthcare platform Portea Medical today announced that it had acquired speciality pharmaceutical distributor MedybizPharma. The acquisition was made for an undisclosed amount of cash...

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9 July, 2015

Portea to roll out mobile app for patients

Portea Medical will be launching a patient app next month that is expected to take care of all the non-tertiary healthcare needs of a patient,...

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30 March, 2015

Portea Medical partners with Cumbala Hill Hospital

In a bid to provide adequate care to the cardiac surgery patients, Portea Medical has tied up with the country’s oldest hospitals Cumbala Hill to...

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28 January, 2015

Portea brings wearable devices to benefit patients

Bengaluru-based Portea Medical Pvt. Ltd. is working closely with Qualcomm Ventures to bring point-of-care and wearable devices for its home-based healthcare services in India.

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24 November, 2014

Manipal Health Collaborates with Portea Medical

Manipal Health Enterprises Ltd, the healthcare arm of Manipal Group, has entered into a strategic partnership with the Bangalore-based healthcare startup Portea Medical Pvt Ltd...

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18 February, 2015

Home medical care startups target healthcare biz

Startups as well as established players in the healthcare space are targeting specific age groups who need long term healthcare solutions.

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18 February, 2015

Home is where the healing process begins

From geriatric care to pediatric support for special children and oncological support to cancer patients at home, the clinic has now moved to one's own...

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21 February, 2015

Home care nursing goes hi-tech in India

Florence Nightingale could not have imagined this: nurses in India wielding tablet computers or smartphones, moving from one patient's home to another, providing care and...

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21 February, 2015

Home care nursing goes hi-tech with tablets and smartphones

Over the past three years, a clutch of professional home healthcare companies have started in the country and in the process they are making nurses...

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10 February, 2016

Portea Medical Takes Emotional Route in First TV Campaign

Portea Medical has rolled out its first commercial video and has taken an emotive route to reach out to its consumers trying to convey that...

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9 February, 2016

Old is gold: How Kolkata’s greying population is feeding a...

A drive down Kolkata’s spine, the Eastern Metropolitan Bypass that connects the north and south, will tell you what the city is really worried about.

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18 January, 2016

Portea acquires majority stake in IIT-Mumbai-alumni startup PSTakeCare

Portea Medical announced that it has taken a majority stake in healthtech startup PSTakeCare, which connects stakeholders in the healthcare delivery ecosystem.

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23 November, 2015

Portea Medical acquires MedybizPharma

Portea Medical announced that it has acquired specialty pharmaceutical distributor MedybizPharma in a move that will enable Portea to strengthen patient engagement and provide better...

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20 September, 2015

Home Healthcare Provider Portea gets $37.5m funding

Home healthcare provider Portea Medical said on Sunday it had received $37.5 million for business expansion in its latest funding round, led by venture capital...

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21 September, 2015

Portea Medical, One Of India’s Largest Home Care Providers, Gets...

Portea Medical, a startup that provides in-home healthcare in India, has raised a $37.5 million Series B led by returning investor Accel.

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7 December, 2015

Portea brings convenience in healthcare for home-bound patients and their...

Many stories of pain, suffering, neglect and haphazard care are hidden inside countless homes where a family member is a patient of a chronic disease....

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9 December, 2015

INTERVIEW: Dr. Udaya Kumar Maiya, Medical Director, Portea Medical, Bengaluru

Dr. Udaya Kumar Maiya, Medical Director, Portea Medical, Bengaluru, talks to ETHealthworld about how home healthcare can bring a huge change in the lives of...

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