Top Mobile
Apps
For Clinical
Cases
Courtney Mlinar
HSLANJ 2014
How I got started:
 Medicine is Mobile Initiative Fall 2009
 Morphed into iPad Initiative Fall 2010
 LibGuides created ...
iPads in Programs:
Fall 2013: New Students in the Programs
 College of Osteopathic Medicine
 College of Dental Medicine
...
Residents:
Training for Apps
 Summer 2013
Medical Missions
 Winter 2012, Summer 2013
All Apps are not equal…
 Abridged versions of databases
 Native apps: use device features such as
camera,
 GPS
 Hybrid...
Mobile-optimized Apps:
 Hybrid apps- native app platform plus
mobileoptimized
 database
 Pure mobile-optimized apps
 R...
Mobile Apps at HPD:
http://nova.campusguides.com/content.php?pid=1
04950&sid=835769
App Gaps:
 Unreliable reviews
 Cross-platform operability
 Usefulness
How do you Evaluate an App?
Evaluating Information
CRAAP (Chico State) Test:
 Currency
 Relevancy
 Authority
 Accuracy
 Purpose
Dehydrated Water
Hoax web site:
http://www.buydehydratedwater.com/hom
e.html
RYT Hospital
Hoax web site:
http://rythospital.com/
Evaluating Apps:
CRAPPIES
 Currency
 Relevance
 Authority
 Purpose
 Proven (Accurate, Useful)
 Intuitive *
 Easy
 ...
Library site and subscriptions:
 Access Medicine
 EBSCO
 GALE
 StatRef
 Science Direct
 Clinical Key
 OvidMD
 Psyc...
Skyscape Apps:
 Look for free ones, plus-
 DynaMed
 Natural Standard
 Outlines in Clinical Medicine
 Rx Drugs
More Drug Apps:
 Clinical
Pharmacology
Mobile
 Medical Letter
 Sanford
Antimicrobial
 PEPID (free version)
 Pharmacy ...
Top Productivity Apps:
 Dropbox
 Evernote
 SlideShark
 Mighty Meeting
 Adobe Connect
Top Virtual Meeting:
 Facetime
 Skype
 Google Hangout
Reading Apps:
 iBook
 Kindle
 Stanza
 Inkling
 Kno Textbooks
 Vital Source
 Bluefire Reader
 Nook
 Audiobooks
 O...
Browser Apps:
 Puffin
 Dolphin
PDF Apps:
 iAnnotate
 Noteability
 PDF Expert
NEW: Microsoft Office
 Nearly a GB in size
 Requires a one year subscription to Office 365
($100) to edit and create- do...
Plans for Businesses:
Start at $5 per month, $60 per year for up to 25 users
 Business-class email,
 online conferencing...
2 ways to get Office 365:
 Inside MS Office app – use iTunes
 Go to office.microsoft.com = pay $99 or
$9.99 monthly (Ski...
Alternatives:
 iWorks
 Pages
 Numbers
 Keynote
(some quirky formatting when switching
back and forth from MS Office to...
NLM Apps:
 PubMed on Tap
 WebMD
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/mobile/
What are using?
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Top Mobile Apps for Clinical Cases

  1. 1. Top Mobile Apps For Clinical Cases Courtney Mlinar HSLANJ 2014
  2. 2. How I got started:  Medicine is Mobile Initiative Fall 2009  Morphed into iPad Initiative Fall 2010  LibGuides created Summer 2010  Faculty Development Spring 2011  New leadership OIIT Spring 2011=more support!  HPD Library purchased iPad2s Summer 2011  Macs in Library Information Commons Fall 2011  HPD Library purchased iPad3s Winter 2011
  3. 3. iPads in Programs: Fall 2013: New Students in the Programs  College of Osteopathic Medicine  College of Dental Medicine  College of Pharmacy  College of Optometry
  4. 4. Residents: Training for Apps  Summer 2013 Medical Missions  Winter 2012, Summer 2013
  5. 5. All Apps are not equal…  Abridged versions of databases  Native apps: use device features such as camera,  GPS  Hybrid apps: combo native app and mobile-optimized  web site  Pure mobile-optimized web site with app portal
  6. 6. Mobile-optimized Apps:  Hybrid apps- native app platform plus mobileoptimized  database  Pure mobile-optimized apps  Require wi-fi or internet access
  7. 7. Mobile Apps at HPD: http://nova.campusguides.com/content.php?pid=1 04950&sid=835769
  8. 8. App Gaps:  Unreliable reviews  Cross-platform operability  Usefulness
  9. 9. How do you Evaluate an App?
  10. 10. Evaluating Information CRAAP (Chico State) Test:  Currency  Relevancy  Authority  Accuracy  Purpose
  11. 11. Dehydrated Water Hoax web site: http://www.buydehydratedwater.com/hom e.html
  12. 12. RYT Hospital Hoax web site: http://rythospital.com/
  13. 13. Evaluating Apps: CRAPPIES  Currency  Relevance  Authority  Purpose  Proven (Accurate, Useful)  Intuitive *  Easy  Stable Interface  *Spool, J. M. (2005). What makes a Design seem ‘Intuitive’? Retrieved  Jan. 20, 2012, from http://www.uie.com/articles/design_intuitive/
  14. 14. Library site and subscriptions:  Access Medicine  EBSCO  GALE  StatRef  Science Direct  Clinical Key  OvidMD  Psych Online  Access Pharmacy  Red Book Online  Web of Knowledge  UptoDate  First Consult  Visual Dx
  15. 15. Skyscape Apps:  Look for free ones, plus-  DynaMed  Natural Standard  Outlines in Clinical Medicine  Rx Drugs
  16. 16. More Drug Apps:  Clinical Pharmacology Mobile  Medical Letter  Sanford Antimicrobial  PEPID (free version)  Pharmacy Pro  Epocrates  Pill Finder  LactMed  Micromedex Drug Info  Micromedex Drug Interaction  Lexicomp
  17. 17. Top Productivity Apps:  Dropbox  Evernote  SlideShark  Mighty Meeting  Adobe Connect
  18. 18. Top Virtual Meeting:  Facetime  Skype  Google Hangout
  19. 19. Reading Apps:  iBook  Kindle  Stanza  Inkling  Kno Textbooks  Vital Source  Bluefire Reader  Nook  Audiobooks  OverDrive  CourseSmart  Pearson eText  Merck Manual  eBrary  Taber’s Medical Dictionary  Kobo
  20. 20. Browser Apps:  Puffin  Dolphin
  21. 21. PDF Apps:  iAnnotate  Noteability  PDF Expert
  22. 22. NEW: Microsoft Office  Nearly a GB in size  Requires a one year subscription to Office 365 ($100) to edit and create- do you have Outlook.com, Xbox accounts?- can install on 5 desktops, 5 tablets  Free version is Read only  Word, Excel, PowerPoint, One Note  Backs up your work on Microsoft One Drive (7GB free storage)  How to Print documents not intuitive, does not “open with…”such as Printer Pro  Some gaps such as Charts in Word
  23. 23. Plans for Businesses: Start at $5 per month, $60 per year for up to 25 users  Business-class email,  online conferencing,  public website,  file storage and sharing and office online. The step-up program is $12.50 per month or $150 per year and adds  access to the desktop versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and several other titles  requires a one-year contract and costs $15 per month, but can be used by up to 300 people and it adds Active Directory integration self-service business intelligence.
  24. 24. 2 ways to get Office 365:  Inside MS Office app – use iTunes  Go to office.microsoft.com = pay $99 or $9.99 monthly (Skip downloading iTunes apps step if you already downloaded the apps- can be confusing) Login with Microsoft account to have app activate paid features
  25. 25. Alternatives:  iWorks  Pages  Numbers  Keynote (some quirky formatting when switching back and forth from MS Office to iWorks)
  26. 26. NLM Apps:  PubMed on Tap  WebMD http://www.nlm.nih.gov/mobile/
  27. 27. What are using?

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