Enterprise Mobility for Healthcare : Prescribing Apps to Patients


Apps are ruling the IT industry since the increase in the sale of Smartphones. A new term is emerging in the market, namely ‘Smartphone Dependent.’ This means that a lot of people have only smartphones to stay online and in connect with the rest of the world.

Certain statistics by Pew Research Center say, “Today nearly two-thirds of Americans own a smartphone, and 19% of Americans rely to some degree on a smartphone for accessing online services and information and for staying connected to the world around them…

Statista, gives out more information on the same as, “This forecast shows the anticipated number of smartphone users in the U.S. from 2014 to 2018, based on figures from 2010 to 2013. The source estimates that there will be more than 196 million smartphone users in the U.S. by the year 2016.

As the convenience that Smartphones provide increases, so does the imagination of App developers. Everyday new apps, from different fields come into the market and get instant fame. Not just that but people find their use of such apps and therefore, everything seems only a touch away. Some of the fields that now have apps of their own are; civil engineering, astrology, astronomy, construction, medicine etc.

Medical and pharmacy industry are now collaborating with app development firms and create apps that can medically help people. This apps are for people who may be in a new place and can’t find a doctor or for people who believe in herbology and so on. What with the stress level increasing in our lives, so is increasing our needs for immediate and effective medical treatment.

Services that these apps provide:

Healthcare Mobility
Less Paperwork:
With certain apps getting smartly developed, a patient can keep the track record of his/her case file. what this means is that the doctor, instead of maintaining files for each patient, would just enter the data in the chosen app, using the same app the patient can keep checking on the changes in prescriptions and or any remarks added.

Immediate Medical Help:
At times it is possible that you need some medical help urgently; like in cases of heart attacks or when someone faints. Which basically means that before reaching hospital or while waiting or the ambulance, with certain medical apps you can search for dos and don’ts to follow. These apps can save people’s lives.

Employ Ambulance and other Medical Advantages through the App
Until now the ways of employing ambulances and other medical services has been to call the hospital near you. But there are issues with this method like; the phone lines may be busy or that there may be a person on the phone who can barely understand what you are saying. Sometimes even the network problems can cost you one’s life. However, with the help of an app, you can immediately call ambulance and save your time, and someone’s life.

Chat with your Doctor:
With the help of certain apps you can maintain contact with your doctor and seek his advice, not only when you visit the hospital but everyday. Some diseases need the doctor to always be in touch with his/her patients. But it may not be feasible for you to visit the hospital everyday. These apps help you in reducing the time spent over such regular meetings and yet keep you in touch with your doctor.

Learn to make Homemade Medicines:
As an interest, hobby or for certain requirements where you may not want to use allopathy; With the help of certain apps people may be interested in herbology and ayurveda; as forms of medicine. There are many apps that allow you to learn basic or advanced herbology or about plants and shrubs that have medicinal quality. People who do not want to resort for allopathy for every small thing, can use these apps.

Healthcare Apps that can heal you

Eye Conditions & Treatments: Eye Conditions and Treatments is an app created by Space-O Technologies, specially keeping in mind the importance of eyes and vision. It ranges from making you aware about symptoms to treatment of eye diseases. It is a reliable app to help you in maintaining your eyes’ healthy condition.

Shoulder-Doctor: As the name suggests, Shoulder-Doctor suggests, this app specializes in treatments for shoulders and elbows. Striking pain, subtle throbbing or ache you can’t ignore; any issues with shoulder and elbows and this app will help you with it.

Emergo Group Medical Device Regulatory: This app is a reference tool for medical device Regulatory Affairs (RA). This app assists companies with global regulatory strategy, device registration, quality management system compliance, clinical trial consulting and distributor qualification.

Only three examples from the many medical mobile apps that Space-O has created can give you an idea on the versatile nature of the apps in the medical field, that are now existent and well used. These apps do not only provide help to the users and spread medical awareness but also spreads word about your hospital or pharmacy company.

Space-O has and can bring mobility to the healthcare industry by creating these apps. With Space-O, no industry is too bizarre or too out of the league for making successful apps.


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