We are specialized in healthcare app development. We have successfully developed an EMR system and Docktalk application for the healthcare sector. Docktalk is an application which is used by users since 2003. DocTalk captures and communicates patient information, Hospital Census, and Dialysis details between physicians and administration efficiently using a Smartphone or a secure Web Portal. A provider can also complete patient sign-out and follow-up information for physician-to-physician communication.
If you are planning for a healthcare application first you need to know about what is happening in the healthcare industry? The year 2020 was a disaster as we all know the global pandemic COVID-19 started. This disaster has definitely changed our lifestyle and the way we live. This disaster has also opened many doors for healthcare applications.
According to statistics while 66 out of 100 largest hospitals have a healthcare application we are sad to know that only 2% of these applications are actually used by users. So this means that healthcare applications are not able to fulfill the desires of the users. So here are the few key points to keep in mind for successful app development in healthcare applications:
The healthcare industry is a very vast industry and has many different business aspects. As we look in the present scenario of healthcare application all the applications will gravitate towards three types of audiences: administration, patients, and healthcare physicians. This helps in clearing out your mind about the audiences of the application.
Healthcare applications are not just developed for users and physicians. Healthcare applications are also developed for administrative use also.
Examples of applications for administrative use:
Examples of application for patients:
Examples of application for healthcare physicians:
These were some examples of ideation that will gravitate behind the three types of audiences.
After you are backed with your ideation and decide what type of audience your application is going to serve now is the time of defining the functionality of your application. There are 53,054 healthcare applications available on Android applications. This number is huge now you need to examine this application and define your functionalities.
Defining functionalities of your application will help you clear out your motto behind the application development and it will define in what ways your application will serve the end-users. Here are some of the examples of functionalities of a basic healthcare application:
Privacy is the utmost for healthcare applications. Unlike all the applications the healthcare applications have gone through many compliance complications because the users’ lives are involved in this application. You have to obtain a certificate from the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) that ensures the privacy protection of patients.
After your certification is finalized you need to take care of some of the extra steps to make your application more secure. These steps are elaborated as follows:
Every healthcare application should be developed by keeping in mind the platform of the application. There are 4 types of platforms to choose from mobile, tablets, desktop, and wearable devices. By clearing out this question you can define what technology you will develop your application.
Mobile and tablet devices will provide quick and instant accessibility to users. For deep analysis of application d4esktop versions are suitable. Functionalities like sports mode, tracking of the health of users, sleep monitoring, these functionalities will require a wearable device platform.
Effective user interface and users experience play a very vital role in healthcare applications. The healthcare applications should be developed by keeping in mind the UI and UX of the application will help you get more downloads and make your application more popular. Here are some of the points which you can keep in mind for the UI and UX of the application.
Remember great UI/UX design is not only important for applications. UI/UX designs are also important for helping patients monitor their health daily.
You have given all your efforts from ideation to UI/UX design. Now you need an expert company to develop your application. Choosing the right company for app development will play an important role in your application journey.
Certainly, the right skills and latest technology are the essential elements for healthcare application. An experienced team of developers can improve the usability and credibility of your application. Choosing the right company plays a very important role in the success journey of your application. There are companies that can truly make your healthcare application successful. So make sure you ask the right questions for your application development. Here is the list of some good questions you can ask companies:
These were all the important points to keep in mind for the application development of healthcare applications. These all points are the main elements of the process. These questions will help you clear out your mind about your healthcare application development. Healthcare applications are in trend because of the global pandemic going on. It is the right time for healthcare applications to launch. Healthcare applications are mainly developed with the ideation of saving lives and for quick diagnostic of patients.
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