CIPACA partners with ImpactGuru.com to bring financial services to patients in rural areas, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Chennai: Emergency healthcare provider CIPACA has entered into a partnership with ImpactGuru.com to help patients living in rural areas avail financial services for their treatment, the company announced on Thursday. Chennai Interventional Pulmonology and Critical Care Associates (CIPACA) said the collaboration with the healthcare finance platform provider is in line with its mission to provide quality critical care in the hinterlands of the country.

ImpactGuru.com provides healthcare financing solutions through online medical crowdfunding for patients who need to raise funds for their medical treatments.

“As we at CIPACA tried to make critical care available in remote parts of India, we were keen to address the affordability challenges of rural patients regarding their treatments. Thus, we collaborated with ImpactGuru.com, which aims to make health care affordable for all…” said CIPACA Director General, Dr. Raja Amarnath.

Regarding the tie-up with CIPACA, ImpactGuru.com co-founder Piyush Jain said, “The partnership is a stepping stone towards our goal of making healthcare affordable and accessible to the masses while expanding our reach to the hinterland of India”.

“Our growing and generous community of over 30 lakh plus donors has impacted five lakh lives. This partnership supports our mission to help 10 lakh patients fund their medical expenses by 2030,” Jain said, also CEO of ImpactGuru.com.

In a separate statement, CIPACA said it had entered into a collaboration with the UK-based College of Healthcare Innovations to offer a master’s program in rural critical care.

The rural critical care master’s program aims to create rural critical care physicians, who are committed to working in rural critical care, the statement added.

Stephen V. Lee