Telemedicine App: How To Build Doctor On-Demand App For Healthcare?

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Telemedicine app like Doctor On Demand has been used successfully to improve patient access to medical care while reducing healthcare costs.

“Telehealth is an industry that’s full of promise. As a start, it can potentially bring medical care to people who would not otherwise have access to it.” — HealthIToutcomes

Moreover, the ongoing global crisis — COVID-19 pandemic forced healthcare to turn to alternative ways of providing healthcare. Then telemedicine app development is presenting itself as the ideal solution to hospitals and patients as well.

Then, according to Statista, the telemedicine market has grown significantly in recent years. It also shows that the market is expected to be valued at more than 175 billion U.S. dollars by 2026.

So that, this is the best time to embrace telemedicine apps and make it an integral part of the the healthcare system.

How does telemedicine app work?

  • Online video consultations — Instead of going to the hospital, patients can make a video conference with specialists. During an online appointment, patients share symptoms, get a consultation and receive a diagnosis.

For example, Doctor On Demand App offers consultations 24/7 and runs on various devices like smartphones, tablets, and computers. This telemedicine app enables quick face to face video chat with licensed mental doctor whether you have insurance or not. After that, your doctor will take your history and symptoms, perform an exam, and recommend treatment.

  • Treatment advice — This kind of apps offer relationship advice and productivity tips. Or, others aim to make psychiatric disorders easier to manage. If you are concerning about treatment plan, don’t hesitate to text messages with doctor.
  • Prescription management — The only thing users have to do is to apply for a recipe and wait to get drug prescriptions online. Then, they can come to the pharmacy with a printed prescription or simply show it on their devices.
what is telemedicine? how does telehealth work?
what is telemedicine? how does telehealth work?

Why TeleMedicine app is critical?

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When visiting the hospitals is unavailable option, telemedicine app supports the healthcare system, increase medical services efficiency and manage the visits and more patient health conditions from a distance.

In other words, on-demand service application like Uber provide better health service at lower costs and less time. Now, let’s find out what are advantages of telemedicine app development!

For patients



Mobility medical record

For providers


Increased revenue

Less operations

Essential features of telemedicine app development

For patients

User sign-in

Tips: For more convenient, users can sign in via phone number, email or third-party pools like Facebook or Google. Then take a step to verify personal accounts via SMS.

Doctors search & filters

This feature is one of the most important. By using search option, it give patients information to find specialists meets their need and schedule an appointment most suitable for them.

Tips: Integrate Google Maps via third-party API to locate patient location.

Video appointment

Tips: Streaming protocols like RTMP (Real-Time Messaging Protocol) and WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communication) are great technologies.

Built-in chats

Tips: Twilio is a great platform for building live chats for applications.

Payment gateway

Tips: Follow every up-to-date data regulation and security protocol.

Ratings & reviews

For doctors

Doctor sign-in


In-app messages

How to build telemedicine app?

1. Get an estimate

2. Create the project scope

3. Clarify development stage

4. Show the project’s demo

5. Testing and launch app

How much does the telemedicine app development cost?

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