iPhone Medical Apps

I just downloaded a free app from Medscape.  It looks very  nice and there are doctor and hospital finders based on location and, in the case of doctors, by specialty.  Unfortunately, there aren’t any reviews of doctors and I saw some on the endocrinology list that I would never go to but it’s a great start.

There are also drug interactions and more.

Medscape app for iPhone

Medscape app for iPhone

More info and flash preview at http://www.medscape.com/public/iphone?

WebMD Mobile offers a symptoms checker, drugs and treatments, and first aid information.

WebMD iPhone app

WebMD iPhone app

There’s more info and a flash preview here: http://www.webmd.com/mobile

What other good medical apps have you found?

11 Responses

  1. I also have several exercise and food apps. I'm not consistent in entering my food but I like the one that sparkpeople has (an account at http://www.sparkpeople.com/ is necessary to sync info)

    I also like Tap & Track. That looks very useful but, again, I have to be more diligent in entering info.

    Anyone else have any iPhone apps that they find useful for medical/health?

  2. I also have several exercise and food apps. I'm not consistent in entering my food but I like the one that sparkpeople has (an account at <a href="http://www.sparkpeople.com/” target=”_blank”>http://www.sparkpeople.com/ is necessary to sync info)

    I also like Tap & Track. That looks very useful but, again, I have to be more diligent in entering info.

    Weight Watchers has an app that looks good but it syncs with their online site and I'm not currently a member.

    Anyone else have any iPhone apps that they find useful for medical/health?

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  4. Hi, Mary! I have UMMS medical app and it's really nice! http://www.umm.edu/ency/

    I also have Epocrates: http://www.epocrates.com/

    Robin

  5. Thanks, Robin – those both look great. I especially like the UMMS one since it had entries for Cushing's 🙂 While I was at it, I also got one for fun called Diagnose the Disease from Epocrates – "Race against the clock to diagnose the disease and test your knowledge! Developed by Epocrates, the leader in mobile clinical software, this game challenges you to identify diseases as the images are revealed. Physicians, nurses, medical students or others interested in medicine will find this game interactive, educational and fun.

    You are scored based on speed and accuracy. Compete against top clinicians across the country by submitting your score at the end of each game. You will also be entered for a chance to receive a 6-month subscription to Epocrates® Essentials drug, disease and diagnostic reference."

    I wonder how many doctors enter our symptoms into that and come up with a "diagnosis". Thanks again 🙂

  6. Not a medical app but this could be useful as lots of Cushies have to fly for medical appointments and surgeries. Sometimes, I just get panic attacks so this might be useful – haven't tried it yet.

    From http://tech.yahoo.com/news/nm/20091103/tc_nm/us_t

    SYDNEY (Reuters) –

    People scared of flying can now press a button on their iPhone to help them deal with their panic.

    Long-haul airline Virgin Atlantic Airways has launched an application, or app, for its Flying Without Fear course which boasts a success rate of over 98 percent. Apps are a source of information, games and other novelty ideas for users of Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch devices.

    The airline said in a statement that this app was designed to help people overcome fear, be it of the unfamiliar aircraft, the strange noises a plane makes, or of losing control.

    "Our first iPhone app will bring the benefits of our successful Flying Without Fear course to millions of people around the world who are now using mobile technology to make their lives better," Richard Branson, president of Virgin Atlantic, said in a statement.

    "The app will put many travelers at ease and enable them to prepare for their first Virgin Atlantic flight."

    The airline developed the app with Mental Workout, a company developing software to help people resolve issues and increase mental performance. A spokesman from Mental Workout said an estimated one in every three adults were scared of flying.

    The Flying Without Fear app has an introduction by Branson, a video-based in-flight explanation of a flight, frequently asked questions, relaxation exercises and a fear attack button for emergencies with breathing exercises.

    (Writing by Belinda Goldsmith, Editing by Miral Fahmy)

  7. This is supposed to be for med students and doctors but may be of use to Cushies. Some of these were already listed in the main post and earlier comments… http://www.medicalsmartphones.com/2009/11/distrib

    I just found HCP Live to Go on that list and added it 🙂

  8. Part 2 of this post with a new mobile app from the NIH is here: http://www.cushie.info/blog/2010/01/22/iphone-med

  9. Part 2 of this post with a new mobile app from the NIH is here: http://www.cushie.info/blog/2010/01/22/iphone-med

  10. I just found a new iPhone app today which looks pretty good. You can add family members and send the info to another phone so everyone has the info they need. It's only $.99 in the iTunes store:

    It's called Capzule PHR and the website is http://capzule.com/phr/ with help files at http://capzule.com/phr/phrhowto.html

    There's a free version to try called Capzule PHR Free

    Features

    * Push Notification to alert appointments
    * Data Visualization via Interactive Timeline
    * Edit records and upload files from Desktop/Laptop
    * Record conditions and allergies
    * Store doctor appointments
    * Enter medications
    * Email summary and graphs
    * Print or download summary from Desktop/Laptop
    * Maintain immunization records
    * Enter vitals in Metric or Standard units
    * Analyze line graphs of vitals and lab results
    * Keep family, social, and medical history together
    * Create custom health screening templates
    * Enter notes, upload results and files
    * Manage physician and insurance information
    * Reset password when password is lost
    * Categorize Notes and Attachments
    * Email flowsheet data in CSV format along with graphs
    * Email Summary with graphs embedded
    * Backup and Restore from Desktop/Laptop
    * Export CSV data from Desktop/Laptop
    * Email documents
    * Add files from other Apps (iOS 3.2+)
    * Summary Reporting Filter

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