If you are a healthcare professional, you will resonate with my experience.
My friend is a doctor. She is a leading gynecologist in a tier-1 city in India. She called me one fine day, “My clinic is now available on google play store. I have launched an on-demand healthcare mobile app. Can you give your feedback?”Of course, I was happy to give one. When I downloaded and installed it on my mobile phone, the first thing that appeared on the screen was the text “Words cannot express the joy of a new life” along with an impressive image of my friend holding a newborn of a patient of hers!
The crux is- The on-demand doctor mobile app that my friend’s clinic has developed is dedicated to expectant mothers, new mothers who need 24×7 attention, and monitoring by specialists, gynecologists, nurses. Similar mobile apps can be developed for other specializations and focus areas adopting digital in the ecosystem. Costs of developing an on-demand doctor mobile app vary from basic features and functionalities adopted.
What is On-Demand Doctor Mobile App?
An on-demand doctor mobile app connects users with doctors from the comfort of home. In-app messaging and online consultation through video calls are a few facilities on-demand doctor app fetches to their app users. Here, doctors as well as patients, both have installed a dedicated on-demand doctor mobile app on their respective smartphones. The healthcare/medical care is available 24*7 at any location. People living in cities, villages can equally avail of online medical consultation and treatment, prescriptions using on-demand doctor mobile app development. The process entails where app-users need to log into their app and mention specific medical issues. They can select time-slots and from just any location can connect with the doctor for a real-time virtual/online consultation. It belongs to the family of telemedicine and resonates with the real-time interactive telemedicine type.
As per Statista Report:
- Online Doctor Consultations segment revenue is estimated to reach 25,115.29million USD in 2022.
- User penetration is set to be 1.51% in 2022 and is estimated to touch 1.68% by the year 2025.
- The ARPU ( Average Revenue Per User) is set to amount to 218.92USD.
- Improved Brand Reach
- Instant Medical Services
- Availing of medical services from anywhere
- Easy Scheduling of Appointments
- Reduced Overhead Costs/Transparent Costs
- Reduced Paperwork Hassles
- Less Crowd in Hospitals
An on-demand doctor mobile application consists of features separately for the three stakeholders:
Doctor Panel Features
- Manage Appointments
- Video Call/Live chat
- Push Notifications
Patient Panel Features
- Sign-up & Login
- Search/Filter to Search Doctors
- Schedule an Appointment
- Audio/Video Call
- In-App Chat
- Upload Test/Lab Reports
- Payment Gateway
Admin Panel Features
- Managing Profiles
- Add Bookings
- Rescheduling/Cancellation of Appointments
- Generating notifications
- Marketing Tools
Advanced App Features
- Appointment Reminder
- Navigating In-app Clinic
- Reminder for Medication
- Push- Notifications
- Multiple Online Payment Options
- Real-Time Analytics
- Making Health Insurance Claims
- Sharing Documents
- Marketing/Promotional tools
- Multi-Currency Payment Option
- Multilingual User-Interface
Factors Determining Costs
Major factors that determine the overall costs incurred for developing an on-demand doctor mobile app are:
- Technology Stack Adopted
- Mobile App Development Platform (Android, iOS, Cross-Platforms)
- Number of App Features
- Total Functionalities
- Geographical location
- Skills/Expertise of Developers
- Integrating Payment Gateways
- Third-Party App Integration
- Post Launch App Maintenance & Monitoring
- The complexity of UI/UX designs
Countrywise Cost for App Development
The cost of on-demand doctor mobile app development varies from one country to another.
In the US, it’d cost you around US$150- $250 on an hourly basis. In Eastern Europe, the costs for mobile developers would come around US$120 -$180 per hour. But if you outsource your mobile app development projects to India, the costs would be further reduced to US$40 to $80 per hour! So, it is quite a good idea to go for the best and affordable telemedicine app development or on-demand doctor mobile app development in India. You can consult a credible mobile app development company in India to get started on your app journey.
Costs for developing an MVP version of your app may start from US$30,000. If going for rich features/functionalities and multiple platforms, it might cost you up to US$80,000.
The healthcare industry is expanding through online ventures and the wider adoption of digital tools and technologies in the ecosystem. AI-ML-powered telemedicine solutions,on-demand healthcare mobile app development are a splash in the big ocean. The rising Omicron cases and related COVID-crisis have led to the massive surge in mobile app development businesses across the globe. People want healthcare on their mobile apps. So, whether you are a clinic, doctor, healthcare organization, investor, hospital, this is the perfect time to go for your specific on-demand doctor mobile app development process and get started.
If you are a healthcare organization, hospital, private clinic, doctor, and want to know how much it’d cost to build your unique on-demand doctor mobile app, and how the app can fetch you profitable returns, Contact us immediately.