Amid mass layoffs at startups, including several unicorns, TaCa Healthcare, a health-tech startup dedicated to providing advanced surgical care at affordable prices to people across the country, has laid out plans to hire more than 400 professionals in the next six months . It also plans to invest $12-15 million in the next 12-18 months to upgrade healthcare facilities in tier II and III cities and more skilled surgeons.
Working with a large network of hospitals, specialist doctors and healthcare partners in different cities, TaCa Healthcare implements proven innovations and best practices to ensure better surgical outcomes, shorter hospital stays and faster recovery for patients, says the company’s co-founder , Bidhan Chowdhury. . The company provides end-to-end surgical care to patients, from consultation to surgery to full recovery. It offers a range of short-stay elective surgeries and procedures, including gallbladder stone removal surgery, hernia repair/removal surgery, and piles, fissures and fistula surgery.
“At TaCa Healthcare, our mission is to revolutionize secondary surgical care in the country by making it affordable and easily accessible to the masses, that too close to their homes,” says Chowdhury. “We are already present in more than 30 cities across the country, providing safe and affordable surgical care to thousands of patients. We will hire 400 to 500 people in the next six months as we accelerate the implementation of our plans to strengthen operations and expand to many more cities and states.”
Chowdhury, a serial entrepreneur known for his cost-effective healthcare solutions in Southeast Asia and the Middle East, says Chowdhury, “addressing the huge unmet need for affordable, high-quality surgical care across the country and our unique and proven model that allows us to scale up quickly, we believe this is just the beginning for us.” TaCa Healthcare now has a presence in seven states: Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Haryana.
Its plans to hire professionals contrast with the biggest and best-known startups in industries that are laying off employees. According to estimates, more than 12,000 startup employees have received pink notebooks in recent months, and the number is estimated to exceed 60,000 this year alone.