MedPiper, a Y-Combinator and MeITy, Government of India backed healthcare company, has acquired MedWriter, an AI writing assistant for doctors. MedWriter is a product designed and built by Lonere Labs, a Bangalore-based product lab run by Abhijeet Katte.
The move aligns with MedPiper’s focus to enable healthcare practitioners to express themselves better in the public domain, especially in light of the Covid pandemic when there was a marked need for expert opinion and information. Already more than 1000 doctors and healthcare researchers have signed up to use MedWriter.
“It becomes more and more important for helping qualified doctors, and healthcare researchers become creators and become a direct and important source of medical information for the public,” said Nitthin Chandran, chief executive officer and co-founder at MedPiper. “MedWriter now powers our JournoMed platform, a fast-growing healthcare digital media arm and takes it to the next level.”
MedPiper aims to create an ecosystem of products and services connecting healthcare professionals and healthcare institutions to improve the efficiency and capacity of the Indian healthcare ecosystem.
Following the product acquisition, Abhijeet Katte became a part of the founders’ office at MedPiper, leading new product initiatives. “It has been amazing to see MedWriter integrated at MedPiper and work on the vision here,” said Katte. “I would like to thank everyone at Lonere Labs and the wonderful team at MedPiper who are working on an ambitious mission.”