How Pristyn Care is misleading hospitals and patients

The health tech startup has received a legal notice over two of its websites that allegedly misled patients and defamed hospitals.

This article is part of a series called Scam Season—a series where The Morning Context documents the unethical, unsafe and fraudulent aspects of tech businesses in India.

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It’s hospitals vs Pristyn Care, once again. One of India’s most highly valued health tech startups has come under fire for making “false, fraudulent and misleading representations” to patients, according to two people aware of the matter, who requested anonymity.

Pristyn Care is a Gurugram-based company that facilitates surgeries for patients. This includes taking care of booking appointments and insurance claims, making arrangements for the surgery as well as providing pickup and …

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Harveen Ahluwalia

Harveen is a co-founder at The Morning Context, and leads our Internet coverage, overseeing a team of reporters writing on startups and tech. She has previously worked as a media, consumer and tech reporter at The Ken and Mint. At The Morning Context, she writes on startups, venture capital, consumer and media businesses—from e-commerce to healthtech to streaming.

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