Quick Summary: In the past few years, ordering medicine and receiving care online have become very common among patients in the USA.
Sensing the change in consumer behaviour, several pharmacies have digitized their presence. However, thousands of local pharmacies still operate only brick-mortar stores.
If you are one of them, you will find this blog very interesting as we will discuss everything you need to know to create a pharmacy website for your drug store with some game-changing features.
Why do patients prefer to access pharmacy services online?
The idea of ordering medicine and receiving care online is really convenient, especially for old age and disabled people as well as parents and working professionals as they do not need to wait in a queue and find the dedicated time.
The following are the other reasons.
There are multiple other reasons. However, all reasons lead to a simple conclusion – people opt-in more for online pharmacy services as it is affordable, convenient and rapid.
Why is it beneficial to have your own pharmacy website?
In simple terms – owning a pharmacy website for a pharmacy store is a matter of survival!
What is the process of creating a website for pharmacy?
There is a very common misconception that building a website, web app or mobile app is only about coding. But that’s not true.
Coding is only 20% of the pharmacy website development process. Rest 80% of the process includes discovery, documentation, workflows, UI/UX, coding, testing, piloting and lastly launching.
Let us explain each phase of the process in better detail.
The differences you must know between website, web app and mobile app
When you decide to take your pharmacy online, you do have a choice to choose between a website, web app and mobile app. So, here sharing a quick comparison.
What to choose between a website, web app and mobile app for your pharmacy?
Decide this carefully as this one decision will define your budget and the success of your attempt to digitize your pharmacy.
Features that you should add to your online pharmacy platform
Before we move ahead, let us clarify that the majority of these features are only supported by a web app and a mobile app and not a website.
Why should you also add telemedicine features to your online pharmacy platform?
To survive in a highly competitive market, it is crucial to generate multiple revenue streams and build a large user base.
By adding telemedicine features and rolling out virtual care services through your pharmacy solution, you can achieve both.
The following are the top benefits of building a telemedicine-enabled pharmacy platform.
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And we will continue doing this until all patients are able to access affordable, rapid and quality care with zero effort.
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