Healthcare App Development – Features, Use And Cost To Look In 2019

healthcare mobile app development

Healthcare sector is growing day by day and is bringing a huge difference. Imagined the pharmacy at your home, did you? Now it’s possible with the Pharmacy Delivery App. In today’s world, every other person needs medicine. Just suppose you had surgery. Now you are homebound and not able to walk for a certain amount of time. Now you need to have medicines at your place with the help of this online handy application. Using the healthcare app, not only you can get your medicine delivered at your home, but also you can take expert advice. Get yourself checked online just by consulting a doctor online. There is more to this app if you are a health conscious person.

What a person needs in a medical app or a healthcare app, a very user-friendly interface, auto-form fill options, reminder for your next medication. There are several healthcare related medicine delivery apps out there which already are leaving footprints.

That is one such high demand credibility in medicine selling companies being offered online. People these days are getting attracted towards these technologies which are very beneficial in medical or healthcare app development. Such techs are CRM, Big Data, IoT, and Cloud Computing. These are already dominating the healthcare world and medicine selling companies.

All the medicine selling and pharmaceuticals are focusing on medicine delivery app these days, one can get the cost for making the best medicine delivery app to stand out unique from others. There are numerous healthcare applications and vendors in the market that are creating too much buzz around the world.

Name of the popular apps are CareAware Connect, ITriage, DSS Inc., MyChart, Marbella, Ambulatory EHR, PatientKeeper and more. Apart from that, IT solutions that IT companies are providing to the healthcare industry are Inventory Management Software, eCommerce Solutions, Supply Chain Management, CRM Software, Fitness Trainer App Development and more.

Healthcare App For Doctor’s Appointment


These mobile apps are generating revenue for the industries these days. If we talk about the numerical figures it is expected that they are going to increase from the current amount in 2018, which is $30 billion to around $60 billion in 2020. We can see it becoming twice in a year or so. As per the reports, around 55% of smartphone users are using their smartphones to get information about Medical sciences, healthcare related tips, and detailed information about the disease.



Easy Login to Admin: A admin can log in easily to manage the app and records of patients and doctors.

Dashboard: Dashboard has complete insights of healthcare app such as reports, analytics and data records. Admin can access or manage doctor’s and patient’s profile.

Send Push Notification From Admin Panel: Admin can send notifications related to the offers, new updates and products to the users.

Marketing Tools: Marketing activities such as email marketing, social sharing, online campaigning, and advertising are managed by the admin.

Manage Payments: Payments made by users/patients using in-app payment options are managed by admin.

Approving or Rejecting New Doctor Request: Admin can Accept or Reject the Request sent by the Doctors and can send the login Credentials to them.

Receive the Subscription amount from Doctors: Admin can manage the Subscription amount paid by the Doctors and patients.

Manage Customer Registration Requests: Admin manages the customer Registration requests; only admin decides whether to approve or to reject the registration.

Manages the List of Doctors: Super Admin manages the list of Doctors and Sort it According to the priority and popularity.

Manages the Category and Sub-category:  Admin can create the categories for patients and doctors. That which branch they are dealing in and manage the search filter and list the doctors according to them.

Manages Appointment Request and Updates between the Doctor and Patients: Admin manages the appointment requests according to the date and time preferences of both the patient and the doctors. Also, admin updates the information change between the Doctor and the patient.

Doctor’s Panel



Easy Registration For the Doctors: It’s an easy sign up for doctors. They can register by providing their personal information and mail ID. It’s easy to click and go.

Easy Login: They can easily login to the app with their Email or Gmail they have provided while registering themselves.

Creating a Profile: Creating a profile is easy and handy. Upload a personal passport size photo. Filling the required information in the form. Providing the specialty, Experience, Clinic Details, Check Up Fee, Address and Contact.

Manage Appointment Time- Doctor can manage/show their appointment time and availability to meet the patient online.

Approving or Rejecting the Customer/Patient: A doctor can also reject or accept the Customer or patient if they do not wish to see the patient at the time patient is available or they don’t have the exact time.

Doctors Confirmation: A doctor can give confirmation if he/she accepts the request based on the date and time preferences of the customer and himself.

Patient’s Panel

patient panel

Easy Sign up or Sign In: A person can easily Sign Up or Sign In using their Facebook or Google Account login. It is a very user-friendly page for users in all the languages available. Which makes it easier for a person to create an account.

Required Information: A person should enter the required medical information if he wants to consult online or want to have a check-up.

Searching and consulting Doctors: It’s easy with this app to consult a Doctor. Give the information regarding your condition, your preferred location and if you know the doctor’s name or hospital name search for it. You will find the appropriate results and according to it you can visit a doctor or you can consult the doctor online.

Selecting Doctors: You can also select the Doctors according to your search results or from the list of doctors according to your filters you have entered.

Profile of Doctor: A patient can also check the Doctors profile and his specialty, also you can check what are his visiting hours, check-up fee, and the clinic location.

Search Medicine: A patient can search the medicine online in the application itself.

OPD Consultation: A patient can book OPD Consultation through the Application and can have a consultation ID.

Care Plan: A patient can set his care plan according to what services are needed. In this plan, a person can also add an amount of cash to be paid when a person consults a doctor. There a lot of services provided.

Other Advanced Features of Healthcare App

Other Advanced Features of Healthcare App


A user-friendly or easy-to-use User Interface helps your users understand the functionality of the app so that they can easily find a doctor or book appointment in a very convenient way.

Predictive Search

Having this feature in the healthcare consulting application will help you find the doctors, hospitals, clinics by their name and locations.


Having this feature in healthcare mobile application is worthy. This feature reminds you the time and date of appointment. You can set a reminder for drug prescription when needed.

Geo location

You must have this feature in your medical application. It helps the patients to find the doctor’s clinic or hospital using the shortest possible way.

Smart Filter

Smart filter helps you search the doctor’s by their specialization, experience, rating, consulting fee, degrees, location, rating & reviews, etc.

Call A Practitioner or An Emergency

Using this feature, you can directly call on an emergency from the featured hospital’s list.

File and Media Uploading

File and media uploading feature is important to have in a mobile healthcare application. You can maintain and store your medical records and medical test reports to easily use in the future.

Concurrent Reporting and Monitoring

Real-time monitoring via connected devices can help you in a medical emergency like heart failure, diabetes, asthma attacks, etc.


This feature in very helpful to enhance the use of the mobile application. Using this feature, the users can operate the app in their desired languages. This will provide a basic understanding to the users about your services.

Cloud Management

It is now easy to store data with this feature. Whether it is your order invoice or medical test reports, you can store all your data on the cloud servers that can be accessed anywhere, anytime with the help of internet.

Remote Medical Assistance

Using medical healthcare app, you can contact your doctor, who is many kilometers away. In an emergency, using remote medical assistance, the doctor can instantly check the patients and identify the diseases and suggest the medicine on the basis of the patient’s prescription.

Remote Medical Assistance

In-app Purchase

A mobile healthcare application with essential features is always considered to increase the efficiency of the services that you are providing to your customers. Using in-app purchase feature, the patients can buy drugs/medicine with ease.

Technologies Used in Medical App

  • APNS( Apple push notifications/FCM( Firebase cloud messaging)   –   For Push Notifications
  • Twilio, Sinch, Nexmo –   For SMS, Voice and Phone Verification
  • Braintree, Stripe & PayPal –   For accepting payments
  • GWT – For Powerful Programming
  • Datastax – For Data Management
  • Mail Chimp Integration, Mandrill – For everything related to emails
  • Debian, Macintosh, Ubuntu, CentOS – The Universal Operating System
  • Database – MongoDB, Hbase, Cassandra, Postgress
  • Cloud Environment – AWS and Google
  • Real-time Analytics – Hadoop, Spark, BigData, Apache Flink, Cisco, IBM

Healthcare App Development Platforms

  • Native Apps (Android & iOS)
  • Web App
  • Cross-Platform App Development
  • Flutter
  • React Native
  • Hybrid Apps

Cost of Developing A Healthcare App

Healthcare industries have a changed a lot in recent times. Mobile Application Development is the only reason behind the boom of healthcare apps. Every industry has their own app. Nowadays people no more have to book an appointment over calling on the phone, but they book it by doing so on the application.

The cost of healthcare mobile application varies according to your requirements. Developing Mobile Healthcare application in one Native Platform (iOS or Android) is quite higher or expensive than building an app in Hybrid, React Native and Progressive Web App platform. Here are some figures of development costs of the application.

Total cost of developing a Native App = $30,000 to $35000

Total cost of developing a React Native App = $20,000 to $25,000

Total cost of developing a Hybrid App= $15,000 to $20,000

Total cost of developing a Progressive Web App = $15,000

Endive Software provides app development services and IT solutions for healthcare, Doctors, Hospitals, pharmaceutical, Fitness Trainer and others. The cost to create a Healthcare app could be ranged in between $12000-$20000 in today’s world. Depending on what you want in your healthcare apps, what services you need it to be there in the app.

App Development Team

App Development Team

Our Offers


Get the complete app analysis for free. We will analysis your app, and provide all the insights that you need into your app to boost performance.

Ajay Goyal
About author

Ajay Goyal is the founder of Endive Software, is the leading IT Company based on India. He works dedicatedly with the clients to give industry-based results. His passion for learning the trending technology aids the team members to introduce unique and brainstorming. He runs development services like mobile app development and web development for enterprises and startups.
    Related posts
    HealthcareMobile App Development

    Healthcare Application Development: Top Trends to Look in 2020 & Beyond


    Benefits and Challenges of Internet of Things in Healthcare Applications


    How To Develop A Helpful Healthcare App Or Medical App?