If you running a healthcare centre, ensure you have adopted mobile-first approach. Let’s take a look on the reasons (whose 1st part we have published in our previous post) that will help you understand why you should invest in mobile app development:
3 – Enabling Effective communications and consultation services
The functionalities of a healthcare industry is highly dispersed because it involves the distinct groups of numerous departments. To name a few of the departments – inpatient wards, Admin office, OPD services, reception counter, emergency departments, pharmacies with operation theatres and labs. One of the challenges is how to properly collaborate together and deliver healthcare services to patients. And, the problem gets enlarged when a health care provider has hospital chains in a given network. These challenges can be solved by developing customized mobile apps that can break communication hindrances to help patients, doctors and other hospital management staff. And, in
case of any emergencies, it will help in providing time-efficient and cost-effective solutions to meet patient’s needs.
4 – Making Collaborative Medical training and Education More Efficient
Education industry has been revolutionised after the introduction of mobile apps. As classroom and training education has been made easy to reach and user-centric through mobile apps. And, that’s why now education and learning has not been longer limited to textbooks and medical manuals. To enable collaborative medical training and facilitate better experience, mobile apps has proved to be great way.By leveraging mobile apps, medical students and doctors are able to access their learning and training materials. Mobile apps provide various features including quizzes and Q & A that help them easily prepare for exams and share their knowledge with other members also, which in turn, will
help to advance their career programs. These apps are becoming a great way to integrate with numerous medical resources that are available online to help students and trainees so that they can easily get the access to the relevant medical info.
5 – Upgraded and automated Inventory Management Systems
Today pharmacies of healthcare chains stock many different products and many of them come with an expiry date, which in turn, makes handling, managing and scheduling of products a significant activity. And, if the need of various supplies is not rightly estimated, it can lead to delays in procurement, thus ultimately hampering the level of care given to patients. In this era, mobile solutions has given a vast opportunities that should be implemented in hospitals and pharmaceutical companies, thus enabling them to properly manage their inventories and provide the real-time
access to data and orders. Feature-packed inventory management mobile apps are developed to meet the various challenges and add variation in product demand, thus, bringing accuracy to a number of vital elements including lead times, order points and usage rates.
6 – Omni-channel Experience
With the advancement in technology and innovations, companies and brands are amalgamating online and offline activities in order to provide an omni-channel experience. According to DC Health Insights- “The U.S. health payers will adopt omni-channel strategies to engage customers in 2015 and Parkland Hospital in Dallas has fulfilled the prophecy by investing $80 million in digital technology to improve patient care, streamline record keeping, enhance security and enable the hospital to operate more efficiently.”So, we have seen how healthcare industry is meeting the challenges by improving the quality and services. Mobile solutions are thus, enhancing the overall operational competency thus, streamlining the patient care delivery and leading the much required transformational revolution.