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First World Patient Safety Day Observed With a Pledge by 1mg Technologies Towards Patient's Safety

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(Eds: Disclaimer: The following press release comes to you under an arrangement with PR Newswire. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the same.) GURGAON, India, Sept. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 72nd World Health Assembly had recently endorsed the establishment of World Patient Safety Day to be observed annually on 17 September, with an objective to raise global awareness about patient safety. All 1mg.com employees took Patient Safety Pledge on this day to encourage global solidarity on the issue. Every year, 40% of the patients dealing in primary & outpatient healthcare face some kind of harm due to largely preventable errors; and unsafe medication practices and medication errors alone cause a loss of $42 Billion (source: WHO). 1mg Technologies has a 2500+ strong team which consists of full time doctors and pharmacists. This team is constantly engaged in reviewing and evaluating the quality of the services being provided to patients and their families. It is 1mg's rigorous process of learning and development which has won them BM Munjal Award for 'Business excellence through learning and development'- 2018. The company works only with government approved licensed pharmacies which have adequate systems & processes to provide high quality & safe care to the patients and aims to be trusted health partner for Indian consumers. Furthermore, 1mg.com has always aimed at highest standard of quality in its content, processes, services, patient safety and privacy. 1mg.com is India's first company to acquire LegitScript and ISO:27001 certification. For diagnostics, the company only works with labs that have NABL/ ISO certification. LegitScript is a verification and monitoring service for healthcare companies including E-pharmacies, only such service recognized by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), USA. ISO 27001 certification, gold standard in information security. Speaking on world patient Safety Day, Prashant Tandon (CEO & Co-Founder, 1mg) said, "Consumer safety is paramount to us - 1mg is very conservative, organized & disciplined in its approach. As a healthcare platform, we are serious about our responsibilities and invest effort and resources to make sure that all our systems are robust & keep getting better to ensure there is no compromise on patient safety. The multi-level checks and balances, along with a zero sensitive medicines policy and prescription medicines ensure we have checks in place. Moreover, the system has full track of the entire transaction." Let us all speak up for Patient Safety: a global health priority. About 1mg Technologies Pvt Ltd With over 18 million app downloads and 160 million monthly page views, 1mg has made its mark across the country for being a pioneer in the digital healthcare space, and boasts of being a trusted player in the segment. Offering seamless healthcare services, authentic health-related products and tight quality-control across the touch points, it is one of India's leading digital consumer healthcare platforms, providing Allopathic, Ayurvedic, Homeopathic medicines and nutritional supplements as well as diagnostic services from certified labs delivered to your doorstep. For more information, please visit https://www.1mg.com/ PWR PWR

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