“This content is for healthcare service providers, who already have an app or looking to develop one. It contains a list of 5 secret features that can make your health app successful.”
With hundreds of thousands of mobile health apps on the app stores, it becomes quite challenging for healthcare providers to design and develop health app that stands out from other applications. It is not easily possible for them to make a health app that works well and loved by users.
Today, mobile healthcare applications enable health service providers to get in touch with their patients and staff members instantly, reaching out to them on the device of their selecting and at their convenience. Health apps that are mainly designed for a smartphone, tablet or even smartwatch can enable users to access information whenever they need it.
As medical app market has already reached $20 billion and every single patient prefers personal treatment over general one size fits all, so the demand is growing day-by-day. If you are looking to make a health application or already have one, here are top five tips that can help you to make your app successful.
Five Tips to Make Your Health App Development Fruitful
Ensure That Your App Focuses on Monitoring Nutrition
To make your health application successful from other apps, ensure that your application focuses on monitoring nutrition. MyFitnessPal is one of the most successful apps that give users the nutrition information.
Generally, applications that are rich in performance and has easy navigation, get maximum attention of users, so ensure that your app has easy navigation so that users can access it easily. Moreover, one of the widely used health app ‘Calorie Counter’ has four million foods in its database that points to the importance of having a wide information.
To make your app stands out in the app store, you should give detail nutrition information that users are looking for. This way, you can attract more users and make your app successful.
Capability to Track Exercises & Calories
When trying to make your fitness mobile app unique, you should make sure that it must have the capability of tracking exercises and total burnt calories. No matter whether your users are struggling to keep a New Year’s resolution or looking forward to toning up before beach season, everyone can use a little extra support with your developed health app.
You can allow your users to track their daily exercises and help them accomplish their fitness goals by tracking their daily steps and work out. You can include one such feature that tracks their total food intake and provides support when they require.
To make your health application exclusive than other apps, it is essential for you to understand your target audience. You need to know their needs and ask them some questions that will help you to know them better. If your target audience is young and fitness enthusiastic, it is essential that you consider their requirements and know how they are going to use your application.
For example, one of the most common needs of health targeted audience is to constant track on their food intake, calories burnt by exercises and steps. Today, people rely on their health apps to get fit and desired food. However, the reason behind this is health apps could and will likely to change over time as healthcare and technology.
By examining the needs of your audience, you can deliver them exactly what they are looking for. It would be helpful for them to know how their app will grow as industry and demands change.
Allow Users to Make a Logbook
As you know that health and fitness applications are progressing very fast and various smart gyms are emerging in the market. All the smart gyms are relying on a network of sensors and NFC tags, which track user activity within the gym.
By enabling your app users to make a logbook, you can help them to make a plan and record personal exercise routines that is a great solution for gym training. Logbook or Workout, whatever name you prefer, is the must have feature that can impress your users because they can make their own routine and work hard. Thus, it will not distract users from working out.
Enable Users to Get Social
There are lots of health applications that are focusing on developing a community of sorts by allowing people to share information through social media. Let’s’ take an example of one such app ‘Sports Tracker’ that allows users to share their workout data and pictures on Sports Tracker, Twitter, and Facebook.
The application enables users to browse their friends’ profiles and comment on their workouts and photos. Therefore, it would be good that you allow your users to get social so that they can connect with their friends and compete with each other. Moreover, they can also share their workout guide, give tips to each other and comment on pictures.
So, these are the five tips to make your health application successful. Whether you already have developed an app or recently decided to have one, you need to consider these tips in mind and make your app stand out.
Moreover, you ensure that you discuss your mobile health app idea or customization requirements with a professional health app development company that have proficiency in developing health applications.
Author Bio –
Jyoti Bharwani is a content manager at Space-O Technologies. She has a keen interest in writing about mobile apps and mobile apps development. She also loves to write about Augmented Reality and Blockchain technology. In free time, she prefers to spend time with family.