UNAIR NEWS – Riswanda Noorisa has the right to be proud of his achievements since starting a start-up business, Alinamed. This digital app-based health platform receive prestigious awards at various competition events.
Wawan has recently won 1st place in 2020 Independent Young Entrepreneur (WMM) event. While running Alinamed, Wawan admitted that he had suffered many joys and sorrows. He had to postpone his medical internship for 1.5 years. In fact, he had to lose his loved ones, friends, and best friends.
“My initial marketing steps failed, no one came in our initial campaign, almost got scammed, and many more that I can not mention,” said the doctor from Tuban Regency.
In the end of December, Alinamed will receive several upgrades, including telemedicine, a drug delivery feature, and a clinic management dashboard feature. This feature aims to make it easier for users, both patients and clinics who work with Alinamed.
In 2020 WMM event, continued Wawan, the total number of participants who registered was more than 11 thousand, and the best 30 were selected. Then, enter the selection process into the best two in each category according to their field. After going through various stages, Alinamed was declared the winner for Business Plan category in Technology.
In terms of health services, Alinamed applies a lifestyle change approach, especially for people who are at high risk or who are already sick due to chronic diseases such as stroke, diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. This lifestyle change approach makes Alinamed’s service more sustainable compared to other competitors.
“Our partners are BPJS clinics, so that services will be well regulated and standardized, medical data is maintained, and this also allows a team of doctors to treat one patient later on,” he explained.
The focus of the BPJS clinic is to prevent sick people. This is in line with Alinamed’s values in terms of changing their lifestyle. For Wawan, solving chronic disease is the same as solving national health problems. Alinamed answered the state’s call as a health application made by the nation’s children.
Alinamed can be easily used, users can download the application via the Play Store and register with a cellphone number. Then, the user can choose the desired service, and then the doctor will come to the patient’s place.
“Currently, several clinics in Surabaya and Jakarta have shown interests and contacted us to work together,” he added.
For him, one of the fastest ways to get people to get value is by providing a health service platform. As an entrepreneur, he must be responsible to deliver values that can solve problems in society. (*)
Author: Muhammad Wildan Suyuti
Editor: Binti Q. Masruroh