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Health Care

Indonesia e-doctor app connects patients to 500 hospitals

Conglomerate Sinar Mas offers free service, for now

Sinar Mas heiress and SehatQ CEO Linda Wijaya sees enormous room for growth in the Indonesian health care market. (Photo by Jun Suzuki)

JAKARTA -- A startup led by a scion of Indonesian conglomerate Sinar Mas Group has developed a service for consulting with doctors via smartphone, an innovation made necessary by the Southeast Asian country's shortage of physicians and clinics.

The SehatQ app connects with doctors who dispense advice after being told symptoms. The patient will be referred to the nearest specialist as needed.

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