Emerging technologies are rapidly changing industries as we know them, e.g. in healthcare, a well-made tailored doctor appointment booking system can significantly reduce patient waiting time and improve the quality of patient care overall.
The role of healthcare digital capabilities is only growing because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2020, according to the Accenture survey, 62% of consumers would choose virtual health and wellness advisories.
There are more benefits to doctor appointment booking systems than just reducing patient wait times and increasing patient satisfaction. According to the extensive research “Appointment Scheduling in Healthcare: Challenges and Opportunities”, appointment scheduling problems can be formulated either as cost minimization problems or as revenue maximization problems. Thus, such systems have a direct influence on cutting costs too.
The following article provides valuable tips and information on doctor app development, including the most common features, the most popular revenue models of such apps, and step-by-step development guidelines.
If you are interested in doctor app development, we also encourage you to check out the case study of the scheduler for doctors and clinic administrators made by the Onix team.