Patient management apps for the health care sector help doctors and healthcare providers to track their patients' medical histories. A patient management app can store a wide variety of information, from patient demographics to insurance information and treatment plans. Patient management apps can also include features that allow healthcare professionals to make drug prescriptions or schedule appointments based on the patient's current needs.
Patient management apps for health care are similar to most other consumer-facing healthcare apps. Some of the most popular patient management apps include MyChart, ZocDoc, and Doctor on Demand.
A patient tracking app to facilitate better communication between primary care physicians (PCPs) and inpatient hospital teams. The app will need to communicate with Electronic Medical Records systems. In a sense, this would be a social media app for Physicians.
A patient management app for the healthcare sector can grow its user base by providing an easy way to access medical records. The app should allow users to easily record all of their health care history, including doctor visits, prescriptions, and insurance information. It should allow users to easily share this information with their doctors and other medical professionals who will need it.
A patient management app for the health care sector is at risk of extensive regulatory scrutiny because it typically involves the collection, sharing, and storage of sensitive personal information. A patient management app should take special precautions to protect user data (and ideally encrypt it) and ensure that users are aware of the protections in place to guard their data against unauthorized access. You will also want to make sure that you comply with HIPAA requirements, but detailed guidance on this is beyond the scope of this guidance document.