Mobile App Allows Users to Make Appointment with Medical Doctors
Huakang Mobile Health Care a Shenzhen company recently launched two mobile apps that will allow patients to make appointments with their doctors and in efforts to ease relationships between them. Eventually the app will also enable patients to read their health reports and make payments using their mobile phones as well. the app will allow patients to make appointments with doctors in more than 70 hospitals in the city and 100 public hospitals elsewhere in China using Jiuyibao app. Doctors can make their own patient database and gain access to research.
Although it took them several years to compile the app, Liu Co the company CEO doesn’t expect the app to bring in money until 2017. As of the moment they are focusing to improve user experience, while some functions such as mobile payment and health report access are not available but will be soon. The user friendly app now need the support of a large offline team of information collectors and making deals with a hospital usually takes four to six months.
Using the Jiuyibao app patients can ask and gain consultation to thousand of doctors in Shenzhen and doctors from 400 hospitals in different parts of the country. The company vision for the app is to make visiting a doctor as easy and enjoyable as possible since the app offers an all in one service that only a few other apps and websites are offering. And by using the app a patient also shortens the time they spend in the hospital to two to three hours as current average is four to five hours.
Mobile health care services is attracting users and investors since last year, research shows that more than 2,000 apps have been out on the market but only 80 percent offers appointment making services.