Remarkable Features of Mobile Health Apps to Consider - MobileAppDaily
Mobile App

Remarkable Features of Mobile Health Apps to Consider

Health apps for medical sector

https://dk2dyle8k4h9a.cloudfront.net/Remarkable Features of Mobile Health Apps to Consider

The demand for mobile apps has increased to a great extent in every sector and healthcare industry is no exception. It is believed that mobile health apps help providers in expanding patient care beyond the limits of the clinic. In other words, apps for healthcare industries help in delivering services with increased patient interaction, improved workflow and with quality care. In the past few years, the usage of such apps has doubled and is showing some strong signs to dominate app stores.

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has come up with some best practices for mobile health apps so that app developers can develop qualitative apps that are in accordance with the industry standards. FTC has outlined some amazing features of these apps so that these mobile apps can satisfy the needs of healthcare industries.

Have A Look At Some Features of Mobile Health Apps

Secure Authentication

Healthcare records as well as information are of utmost importance to patients and also healthcare professionals. In most of the cases, it is seen that hackers target this vast treasure trove of medical information to illegally obtain prescribed drugs and medical equipment. Hence, use authentication to improve application-level security during development.

Application-Level Security

When it comes to building well-developed mobile apps, a lot of attention is paid on security. If not the whole development team, then one person is surely responsible for data security. Data security is considered as the most important factor during the app's life cycle and Engineers behind the mobile app should have years of experience in secure coding practices.

Less Data Accumulation

The data of patients needs scrutiny of industry regulations in a proper manner. Thus, the FTC says that mobile health app should collect the data is necessary to a service. Apart from this, such app should have the capability to secure, transmit, store and later on delete the data.

Smooth Communication

There is no doubt in saying that a well-developed app should offer simple and a clear way for a hassle-free communication. At the time of installation and at other stages of development, developers should opt for clear consent and should also include an easily accessible privacy policy.

Opt For Regulatory Specifications

If your app works with the motive to diagnose, treat or to prevent medical conditions, there might be a need to get FDA clearance. There are some guidance provided by the FTC for offering world-class mobile health apps. On the other hand, stay updated with the latest news as well as changes taking place in this sector.

Connectivity With Other Apps

The mobile app's connectivity with other applications plays a vital role in enhancing features. A proper integration makes all apps more valuable and will increase user retention to a great extent.

Final Thoughts

If you are looking forward to creating a revolutionary mobile health app, then as a wise developer you should pay attention to the above-mentioned features. This is because all these aspects will help you to develop an app that is helpful for users and healthcare providers.

Joshua Anderson
Written By Joshua Anderson

Joshua is a writer at MobileAppDaily and also works as a reporter for the team to keep our readers up to date. He is breaking the mobile app technology news for MobileAppDialy since 2016 and has more than 4 years of experience as a tech blogger.

Top Companies

InMobi
Singapore
Dot Com Infoway
New York, USA
M&C Saatchi Mobile
New York City, USA
Techmagnate
New Delhi, India
Fetch
London, UK
View full report

Latest Articles

Join our global community 135K Followers
Mobile App

You Can Now Play the Lottery Online on Your Phone

Akash Singh Chauhan 4 min read  

We have become used to being able to do just about anything on our phones these days. From using incredible apps to playing interesting games and enjoying countless other ways to pass the time, there is very little that we can't do on our phones now.However, there are still a few things that

Mobile App

Uber Gives More Authority to Its Drivers to Decline Trip Requests by Adding New Features

James Lawson 4 min read  

There is nothing new for the ride-hailing giant, Uber to get the center stage more often, recently the company is grasping the attention for several reasons. Now Uber is adding some new features in the app for the drivers as a part of its initiative ‘180 days of change’. The

Mobile App

Powered By Machine Learning Skype Launches Photo Effect Stickers

Ariana Johnson 4 min read  

Skype has added another feather to its cap by adding a copycat-like feature to its app. A feature to help users add “Photo Effects” (as it is called) to its app. The feature is powered by machine learning and that’s how it works. The feature offers all that you would require beauti

Mobile App

AI Powered Music Startup Musiio Raises $1M

Twinkle Kalkandha 4 min read  

Musiio, Singapore-based AI music startup that helps digital music companies with discovery and creation through Artificial Intelligence has raised $1 million in seed funding.The investment round was led by Wavemaker Partners, U.S. investor Exponential Creativity Ventures, and other angel investo