14 October 2022
BestDoc appoints Dr. Veerendra Hiremath as the company’s Chief Operating Officer
14 October 2022, India- BestDoc, a leading Patient Experience Solutions provider for healthcare providers in India and the Middle East, has announced the appointment of Dr. Veerendra Hiremath as its Chief Operating Officer.
Dr. Hiremath has completed his Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery from Karnataka Medical College and holds a Masters in Hospital Administration and Management from the Administrative Staff College of India.
He has 20+ years of experience in the healthcare sector. He has successfully donned several hats at strategic leadership positions in various reputed healthcare institutions in India and Southeast Asia. Before joining BestDoc, Dr. Hiremath was the Facility Director at American Oncology Institute – Precision Cancer Care, Imphal, Manipur
Dr. Hiremath was also the co-founder and COO of Vaatsalya Hospitals. During his tenure, he managed to raise USD 17 million in four rounds of funding and crossed revenues of INR 100 crores. He also successfully established a network of hospitals and secondary care facilities in Tier 2&3 cities across Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, thereby enhancing the lives of millions of people.
Over the years, he has demonstrated exceptional leadership acumen in the healthcare arena, and team BestDoc aspires to benefit from his vision and execution capabilities. As the company expands its presence across the country and internationally, Dr. Hiremath’s joining will support the company’s expansion plans.
Welcoming Dr. Hiremath onboard, Afsal Salu, Co-Founder and CEO of BestDoc said, “We are pleased to welcome Dr. Veerendra Hiremath onboard. I am confident that his rich and diverse experiences in the healthcare sector, his capabilities as a strategic leader and his experience in digitization of healthcare operations will give a big boost to BestDoc’s future plans of expanding in India and internationally.”
On joining BestDoc, Dr. Hiremath said “It’s a privilege to belong to something as revolutionary as BestDoc. Having spent over two decades owning, building and managing hospitals, I have seen first-hand how superior patient experience can be a game-changer for both hospital topline as well as bottom line. BestDoc’s suite of products like BDConcierge and its impressive product roadmap can solve many of the long-standing challenges faced by patients and healthcare providers. I look forward to working with Afsal and the team at BestDoc.`”
BestDoc is a leading Patient Experience Solutions provider trusted by 250+ healthcare providers across India and the Middle East. More than 4 million patients have benefited from our patient experience solutions. BestDoc’s software solutions help in providing a truly digital experience for patients and hospital staff.