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Mobile Applications For Physicians



Quick survey of mobile health care applications for physicians and medical professionals.

Quick survey of mobile health care applications for physicians and medical professionals.



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  • Mobile Applications for Physicians
  • iPhone – Infuse
    Medication infusion and bolus calculator built for healthcare providers.
    Medications can be added, edited, removed, and dosages can be adjusted.
  • iPhone – ReachMD CME
    An iPhone App that allows users to listen CME (Continuing Medical Education ) content and take a CME certification test for credit.
    Has a questionable privacy policy.
    (ReachMD CME)
  • iPhone - Medscape
    Medscape has a free iPhone App that:
    • Pulls recent medical news from
    Medscape (WebMD)
    • Drug database
    • CME prep and ‘activities’
    • Health directory of physicians,
    pharmacies, and hospitals
    • Drug interaction checker
  • iPhone – EyeChartRandomEyes
    EyeChartRandomEyes is an app to perform a quick eye test. The user can randomize the letters in order to test people who may have memorized the standard letter list.
    The app is built for medical professionals. It gives them the ability to perform vision tests on the go with measuring using a headphone cable.
  • iPhone – Netter’s Anatomy
    • Anatomical illustrations from
    Netter’s Atlas of Human
    • Touch navigation and zoom.
    • Built in quiz mode.
    • Images and sections are
    annotated for:
    • Origin
    • Insertion
    • Action
    • Innervation
    • Anatomical Relevance
    (Netter’s Anatomy)
  • iPhone – iChart
    A mobile Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system.
    • Writes prescription with built in prescription
    codes and drug interaction info.
    • Tracks lab studies and results.
    • Syncs with online datacenter to track and
    update EMRs
    • Built in note templates.
    • Clinic and hospital scheduler.
  • iPhone – OsiriX
    OsiriX is a companion for OsiriX for Mac, which is an interactive visualization program build for design and analysis of medical images.
    • The iPhone app allows for downloading of standard DICOM format images.
    • Zoom, Pan, Change contrast on images with finger motions.
    • Scans images within the set with a horizontal slider.
    • Measures sections of an image using finger motions.
    • Interacts with desktop interface.
    • Patient/Database search.
    (OsiriX – Demo Video)
  • iPhone – General Medical History
    • Outline developed to assist
    medical students take a
    patient's history.
    • Specifically designed for
    medical students preparing
    for the USMLE Step 2 Clinical
    Skills Exam 
    (General Medical History)
  • iPhone – ICD-9
    ICD-9 is an iPhone app for querying ICD-9-CM codes on an iPhone. There is also a free version of the app called ICD-9 LITE.
    ICD = International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems. Published by the World Health Organization and used worldwide for morbidity and mortality statistics.
  • iPhone – BlackBag
    A free medical news and resources app for healthcare professionals across multiple specialties and therapeutic areas.
    • Specialties can be filtered
    • News can come in rich media forms (podcasts, video, and images.)
  • Cross Platform – PEPID
    • Windows OS, Palm OS, Apple OS X, and BlackBerry.
    • Specific use suits sold along with subscription services.
    • Common functions across all suites
    • Drug Database
    • Medical Calculator
    • Drug Interactions
    • IV Compatibility Tool
    • Personal Notes
    • (Some) Product Suites include:
    • Emergency Physician Suite
    • Disease and Trauma topics with diagnosis,
    pathophysiology, treatment and disposition.
    • ACLS and PALS drug summaries.
    • Toxicology 
    • Primary Care Plus 
    • Similar to the Emergency Physician Suite
    • Diagnostic and treatment information on the nuclear,
    chemical, and biological weapon threats.
  • Cross Platform – PediDoser
    • Pediatric medication
    dosing reference.
    • Finds dosing by weight or
    • Contains the most common
    pediatric medications.
    • Blackberry, Windows Mobile
    PocketPC, PalmOS, Android
  • Cross Platform – MedCalc
    MedCalc is a free mobile App
    • Supports iPhone, Palm OS and Windows Mobile.
    • A very large selection of formulas and scores.
    • Detailed information and bibliographic references
    for each formula.
    • Search for equations by name or keywords.
    • Customizable list of favorite equations.
  • Cross Platform – Epocrates
    Epocrates is the most widely used mobile medical application with a large number of reference guides.
    • Drug interactions
    • Infectious disease treatment
    • Medical Dictionary
    • Symptom Assessment
    • Medical Calculator
    Epocrates has some free services, and installs are generally free. The service and updates require paid contracts.
  • Cross Platform – Epocrates
    Epocrates has several other applications in addition to being a mobile resource tool.
    Epocrates has a market research service where market researchers can survey healthcare professionals. Clinicians can submit data to research projects using their mobile devices.
    Hospital formulary hosting for custom prescription pricing and availability, accessible by mobile device by physicians.
    CME (Continued Medical Education) can push news about new studies and treatments to physicians durring point of care.
  • Cross Platform – Skyscape
    Skyscape is similar to Epocrates in that if offers reference and calculators for a number of mobile device platforms.
    The focus is less on general prescription decision making and more on specialty focus.
    Users can download reference manuals, calculators, assessment, and treatment software specific to a physician specialty.
    Skyscape is marketed toward for physicians, nurses, and students with specific collections of software for each.
  • Cross Platform – Skyscape
    Skyscape has several different applications in addition to specialty reference tools.
    CME STAT is a learning tool, where users are given information about new standards in treatments (specialty specific) and then tested on the content.
    Med Alert ports breaking medical news and Journal summaries directly to the device.
    It can all be filtered by profession and specialty.
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