Ping-a-Medic is a mobile application developed by BluePi Consulting, which helps users connect with doctors anytime in case of medical emergencies.
BluePi was tasked to develop an application that can connect users with specialized doctors anytime in a particular area in case of medical emergencies. The idea was to find doctors specializing in certain area of body, ailment or diseases and get medical help instantly at any point of time.
BluePi built it as a native application deployed on the cloud. This mobile interface stores history of conversation between doctors and patients for revision purposes. Users can easily connect with any specialized doctor of choice in no time and schedule an appointment in a few simple steps. The application allows both patients and doctors to take real-time triage decisions based on visual, audio, and text inputs.
Developed by BluePi Consulting, Ping-a-Medic is supported by iOS and Android devices. It has also been developed as a web application. Ping-a-Medic is a user friendly application allowing one to search specialized doctors easily. Once the users zero in on the doctors of their choice they are required to pay for the all the medical help they receive from then on. It is a paid service application.
The application has been social media integrated. It supports Facebook, twitter, G+, and Linkedin among others.
Some other key features of the product include:
1. Payment gateway integration.
2. Real time communication through Socket.IO
3. It supports audio/Video calling.
MEAN Stack (www.mean.io) for a REST-ful server api
iOS/Android for the mobile application
M – MongoDB
E – Express.js
A – Angular.js
N – Node.js