The Indian healthcare industry size is expected to touch $160 billion by 2017 and $ 280 billion by 2020 as per a report by IBEF.
The post highlights 8 of those India-based medical apps which have been rated above 4 on Google Play based on their performance, yet lack in the number of downloads.
While most of these apps have been designed to cater to the needs of the patients, a few have been exclusively created for doctors to practice hassle-free medical management.
1. Credihealth: Credihealth is an online healthcare marketplace that offers end to end services including information on various medical ailments, doctors, hospitals, treatments and their implications and post treatment care. The app provides its users with detailed information about hospitals and healthcare.
It helps people to search for doctors and hospitals across major cities in India, book appointments with the doctor of their choice, and as well helps in getting quotes from hospitals for any treatment.
It enables users to get a second opinion about their medical diagnosis or treatment method by uploading medical reports from specialists, for a nominal fee.
The Credihealth blog furnishes healthcare articles and interviews of specialists to help people become health conscious.
Rating 4.9 Download 10
2.Tweet2Health: Tweet2health is a Healthcare App especially made for patients, where they can see the reviews and ratings of doctors and clinics in their locality, before planning their next medical decision.
One can search for doctors according to their condition and locality. The search will be filtered out and the list of doctors will appear with ratings and reviews of each doctor suggested. After having taken the medical treatment, one can share their experience and interact with other registered members on the app’s discussion forum.
The users can even rate and review doctors according to their experiences and gain points offered by the app. After one crosses a certain level of points, the points will be extracted to sponsor a child’s meal, a feature that gets this app a brownie point.
Rating 5.0 Download 13
3. MedicExpress: The app helps the user to order the medicines online by uploading the prescription and placing the order.
Apart from medicines, one can as well order everyday personal care essentials. All orders will be delivered within 4 hours.
1) Home delivery of medicines.
2) Easy and quick order through prescription.
3) Records of previous orders.
4) Basic necessities available on the app itself.
5) Get discount on each order
The app is available on Android
Rating 5.0 Downloads 24
4.Healthonphone: Healthonphone is a secure online cloud service where users can upload, manage and analyze their medical records like medical prescriptions, diagnostic reports, daily measurements like Blood sugar and Blood pressure for themselves and their family members.
Users can also find medical records from its network of partner Hospitals and Diagnostic lab center which gets directly available in user’s account for them to manage and share it on the go.
All the user’s data is secure and only visible by user unless he/she wishes to share it with peers.
The app is available on Android currently. The iOS version is soon to be rolled out.
Rating 4.5 Download 59
5.Curofy: Curofy is a medical networking app exclusively designed for enabling communication between doctors. With Curofy, doctors can easily find other doctors, call them with a single tap, and connect to collaborate on patient cases.
Doctors can search for colleagues and old classmates on the basis of filters, and connect with them instantly.They can share case information & specifics with relevant doctors in curofy network. Also, doctors can read the latest medical news, interesting cases and stay aware of the latest happenings. Furthermore, doctors can showcase their profile & get access to various opportunities.
Rating- 4.5 Download 59
6.Dr. Lal Path Labs(Test Report): Dr Lal PathLabs is a diagnostic chain with a network of over 150 labs & over 2000 centers and serves over 12 million customers annually. Dr Lal PathLabs Test Report software program allows patients to access and view reports on their mobile devices. It provides wireless and mobile access to reports and using encrypted transfer over the wireless and mobile networks with features such as :
- Quick View of the report giving an easy understanding of the reports
- Offline access of Quick View of the report through Records Offline
- One click call to customer care
- Intuitive interface
- Secure, encrypted data transfer to the device
- Access and view reports on the device & intuitive controls
The app is available on Android.
Rating 4.2 Download 92