Health is the most important aspect of our lives. As medical ratings and websites can be backed by commercial entities, it’s hard to treat them as a reliable healthcare information source.
DoveMed aims to be a trusted online resource that provides healthcare seekers and providers with the highest quality medical information on a platform that is easy-to-use, by anyone, anytime.
The biggest challenges of this project are dynamically changing goals and roadmaps.
4 years ago, DoveMed was launched as a blogging site with medical articles. Today it’s one of the largest medical portals in the USA in terms of monthly traffic.
All because the DoveMed team is dedicated to adjusting to rapidly changing users needs and progress in medicine.
This 4-year journey required a balance between creating features from client requests and building the best architecture and infrastructure to support product pivots and future roadmaps.
Infrastructure as code
An infrastructure as code setup allows us to optimize the infrastructure, increase performance and reduce costs (ex. we cut around 40% of the AWS costs within DoveMed). This solution also made our DevOps team happy as it’s elegant, transparent and provides a single source of truth for all members of the team.