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Published on October 31st, 2019 | by Bibhuranjan

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Exploring the Current Need for Healthcare Mobile Application Development

With an ever-growing number of patients, the need for healthcare mobile app development is seemingly highly in demand. Mobile applications will significantly save time in the search for this or that information, because you no longer need to shuffle through mountains of paper patient data, when it is easily accessible via a remote interface.

Why creating a mobile application for a medical center is profitable and convenient

  • Faster Patient Diagnosis

Having all the necessary information about the patient and reference materials on hand, the specialists of the clinic or medical center will be able to receive more patients at the same time and diagnose each of them faster. This means the clinic or the medical facility can receive more patients in a shorter amount of time, while maintaining quality of service. 

  • Integration with cloud based systems 

You can create a mobile application for the clinic, which will be integrated with a centralized database. Then each doctor will be able to easily view the patient’s electronic medical record, medical history, test results and a new record from a tablet or Smartphone. The time that was previously spent on paper work will now be used much more optimally.

It would be a good idea to make a mobile application for the medical center that sends patients regular alerts about news, promotions, special offers, and appointment reminders to patients on mobile devices. This is the way to turn one-time customers into regular customers who will use your services for years.

  • Convenient for customers

People will choose those clinics where they will have full and convenient access to all their medical data and where they can get the entire necessary information online, make an appointment or view the test results without leaving home.

Mobile applications for medical laboratories may contain reference information, a special calculator for calculating medical formulas.

In the mobile application for a beauty clinic, dentistry, multidisciplinary medical center, you can add patient reviews, information about bonuses and discounts, a photo gallery “before” and “after”, which will increase customer confidence.

What benefits can a mobile solution bring to a medical center?

One of the main ways to develop a commercial medical center and increase profits is to attract and retain new customers. This is directly affected by the level of service in the company, the quality of the services provided, their accessibility and attention to customers. In these areas for development, the use of mobile technologies can cause a significant, and possibly even a revolutionary breakthrough. Indeed, the level of service is already a fact of the presence of the application in the clinic; quality of service – customer reviews, ratings; attention to patients – reminders about taking medications and appointments with a doctor, promotions and special offers.

In fact, with the help of gadgets, business, including in the field of medicine, is able to save resources by transferring part of its tasks to … customers. At the same time, customers will be happy to take part of the functionality themselves.

Patients will be able to download the mobile application directly in the clinic via a wireless connection, through the clinic website or the application store on the Internet.

The mobile application allows the client to find out the doctor’s work schedule without extra calls and queues, make a decision which of the specialists to contact, get test results or information about the clinic itself. The application will send him reminders about taking medications, a scheduled doctor’s visit or new clinic offers. This communication is two-way: the clinic leadership, in turn, receives data about all users, about their activity in the application.

Such statistics give answers to questions: what services and specialists are in demand, what is the hottest time for admission, etc.

In the application, users have the opportunity to evaluate services, leave reviews, and clinic owners will respond to this in a timely manner.

Additional Features that healthcare apps can implement

  • Access to all the necessary information about Patient From the Clinic/Hospital

The medical clinic’s mobile applications for phone, tablet can contain information about the work schedule, schedule of appointments with specialists, reviews of other clients, a full description of the services and their cost, any other necessary data. Each patient can create a virtual “personal account” where all information about the services provided, an electronic medical card, prescribed medications, test results, etc. will be stored.

  • Faster Appointment and Scheduling

There would be no need to queue or call the the registry for patient appointment. You can simply use the app to avail the services or schedule medical tests as an out patient.

  • Smart conveniences that can be integrated
  1. Geo-Location Tech will make it easy to find the nearest center on the map if you are unable to find any emergency help. Additionally scheduling a specialist for home emergencies can be a real possibility.
  2. Medicine timing reminders for those that are of the forgetful sort.
  3. Using modern CRM systems to promote offers or discounts on medical services, which can increase customer turnover rate.

Conclusion

Well it is pretty evident by now that mobile healthcare apps are the way forward in availing medical services on the go. They are convenient, costs nothing and can be downloaded on smartphones. Truly a very real need for the present and the foreseeable future.

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Bibhuranjan

Editorial Officer, technofaq.org I'm an avid tech enthusiast at heart. I like to mug up on new and exciting developments on science and tech and have a deep love for PC gaming. Other hobbies include writing blog posts, music and DIY projects.



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