Deploying Technology To Save Lives

“IPL gave me the right set of people and skills to fuel my entrepreneurial interest”, says product innovator and entrepreneur Rajavel P

Rajavel P. is the founder of Levizi Healthcare. The idea of Levizi Healthcare struck him during his IPL EMBA days. This was incubated by IPL product labs team and his mentor Prof. Nandini Vaidyanathan.

Rajavel is very passionate about new technology and has a vision to revolutionize the healthcare sector in our country. He envisions Levizi to be a leader in emergency healthcare services by 2020.

Prior to IPL EMBA, Rajavel has worked at various positions in R&D divisions of GE Healthcare, Panacea Medical Technologies, HCL Imaging Tech Lab and KPIT Cummins.

We caught up with him to get more insights into his company. Read on to learn about this month’s Product Manager.

Q: Could you describe the product and its value prop in a few sentences?

The name Levizi is derived from Napoleon Bonaparte’s horse’s name Levizir. It is a symbol of love and excellence. Levizi is a patient centric portal, where in patients can:
● Access emergency care services 24x7
● Store & retrieve medical health records and give access to doctors and hospitals
● Digitize old records, store and retrieve
● Manage healthcare for self and family members
● Build patient support community via peer chat
● Consult with doctors online

Under Levizi, one of the products we are offering is 'Levizi Emergency Health Card’. With this revolutionary life-saving health card, you can get immediate access to emergency care services pan India. No matter where you are, whatever critical condition you are in, we assure to provide you access to 24x7 emergency care services.
With this card anybody can help you. Doctors and hospitals can access your health records and your emergency contacts before they start giving treatment.

Q. How can one avail of this card?

● Register and get Levizi Emergency Health card
● Soon, you can get the Levizi Emergency Card from hospitals, pharmacies and rural health centres
● Value Proposition:
● 24x7 Instant access to the doctors treating any kind of emergency
● Connect patients with medical professionals
● Connect ambulance services
● Share information to patient’s family members

Q: What motivated you to build this product?
The idea of 'Emergency Health Card' hit us to address,
● It's not easy to access emergency care services on time
● Do we have emergency contact details with us always?

Q: How did IPL help you with this effort?

When I met Prof. Pinkesh for the first time at Park Plaza, I asked him “I want to become an entrepreneur, will the IPL EMBA program help me?”. He nodded with a smile, as usual. To be honest, the EMBA curriculum like idea evaluation, design thinking, UX, pricing, valuation, product lab and "excellent" faculty members made me realize that entrepreneurship is not just an interest, it's a mix of interests and right set of skills and people. IPL gave me the right set of people and skills to fuel my entrepreneurial interest.

After I decided to continue my entrepreneurial journey with my idea incubated at the product lab, I had doubts whether I could work on it as part time or quit my job and pursue it full time. This was when my mentor came in to help me take the right decisions in a timely manner. I was a first time entrepreneur and thus had many unknown variables to solve and many challenges to face even before going live in the market. From day one, Prof. Nandini Vaidyanathan had been mentoring us to face those challenges and eventually come out of it successfully. Big thanks to my mentor Prof. Nandini Vaidyanathan.

As an IPLite, I like IPL because of its excellent faculty, Curriculum and Product Labs and the diversified network.

Q: How did IPL help you with this effort?

When I met Prof. Pinkesh for the first time at Park Plaza, I asked him “I want to become an entrepreneur, will the IPL EMBA program help me?”. He nodded with a smile, as usual. To be honest, the EMBA curriculum like idea evaluation, design thinking, UX, pricing, valuation, product lab and "excellent" faculty members made me realize that entrepreneurship is not just an interest, it's a mix of interests and right set of skills and people. IPL gave me the right set of people and skills to fuel my entrepreneurial interest.

After I decided to continue my entrepreneurial journey with my idea incubated at the product lab, I had doubts whether I could work on it as part time or quit my job and pursue it full time. This was when my mentor came in to help me take the right decisions in a timely manner. I was a first time entrepreneur and thus had many unknown variables to solve and many challenges to face even before going live in the market. From day one, Prof. Nandini Vaidyanathan had been mentoring us to face those challenges and eventually come out of it successfully. Big thanks to my mentor Prof. Nandini Vaidyanathan.

As an IPLite, I like IPL because of its excellent faculty, Curriculum and Product Labs and the diversified network.

Q: What are your plans for Levizi?

The plans are to create awareness about emergency care. We are planning a smart heart band next. Geographical expansion across urban India is on the cards. We also plan to introduce an xxcellent patient to patient chat UX.

Q: What is your advice for IPLites and other budding entrepreneurs?
Learn the right set of skills and have a mentor to overcome your challenges!

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