Acquisition of Fernarzt.com in Germany furthers group’s ambition to revolutionise healthcare in Europe
● HealthHero launches housing a group of companies that provide digital access to a range of medical experts, for insurance policy holders, employees and direct to patients
● Launched by digital entrepreneur and investor Ranjan Singh with London based pan-European investment house MARCOL
● Operating in the UK, Germany, and Republic of Ireland, HealthHero aims to become the largest truly holistic digital healthcare group in Europe and already covers over 4 million lives
London-based pan-European investment house Marcol has joined forces with digital entrepreneur and investor Ranjan Singh to enter the digital healthcare market with the creation of HealthHero. At launch, HealthHero will operate in the UK, Germany and Republic of Ireland.
Headquartered in London, HealthHero marries human expertise with digital convenience to provide fully holistic virtual healthcare. Built on the foundations of established companies with proven sector and country expertise, combined with the best-in-class digital technology, HealthHero delivers 24/7 access to doctors and expert clinicians wherever and whenever it is needed via a suite of tools including video calls, online chats and phone.
Covering over 4 million lives at launch, the group has launched across three countries. The latest acquisition is of Berlin-based telemedicine platform Fernarzt.com, which was set up in 2017 to provide online consultations in Germany. They join HealthHero owned, UK-based offering, Medical Solutions, which has over 20 years’ experience in connecting patients with doctors remotely for insurance and corporate clients. HealthHero will shortly be launching a consumer offering here in the UK.
Since the onset of Covid-19 the group has already seen demand for its UK and Republic of Ireland services increase by over 300%. Speaking about the announcement, Ranjan Singh, CEO of HealthHero commented, “The world has changed, but healthcare is failing to keep up. Digital can provide the solution, but it has not yet succeeded. We are here to change that. What HealthHero offers is a fully holistic healthcare option. By bringing together digital convenience with real human expertise we can deliver a seamless experience which provides clinical consultations from a multidisciplinary team of GPs, Specialists, Musculoskeletal Practitioners and Mental Health Practitioners without leaving your sofa.”