Lots of medical apps for doctors, nurses, providers, and patients get released each week. We’re committed to picking the most useful ones for medical professionals as they come along. Here is our selection of must-download medical apps for Android and iOS devices.
Hospital Direct LT
The National Emergency Resource Group created Hospital Direct LT as a free resource for EMS providers transporting patients across the United States. The app provides up-to-date information organized and searchable in a directory that enables emergency teams to access hospital-specific entry and contact information at the moment it is needed. A directory includes the main address and phone number of the facilities and locations of the ambulance, cath lab, operating rooms, and imaging areas. This information is key for first responders delivery patients to providers in situations where time represents life. The National Emergency Resource Group is continually adding new facilities.
Download on iTunes
Mass General Hospital ECMO Support
The Mass General Hospital ECMO Support app grants access to healthcare leader’s ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) guidelines in an easy-to-use format. Users also have access to the ECMO physician on-call at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the ECMO Consult desk. MGH ensures that guidelines remain up-to-date and welcome referrals through the app. Primary physicians and first-responders can utilize the app to directly refer patients in need to Mass General’s Heart Center clinic.
Download on Google Play
Designed for nursing students, NurseThink Notebook encourages students to master material at a higher level, enabling critical thinking and clinical application. NurseThink methods can be applied in the classroom and the clinical setting and allows nursing students to effectively learn the large amount of material required of them. Prioritization tools can be applied to any subject matter and further explored in the context of NCLEX and QSEN standards of practice. The app is available from the respected medical developer Skyscape Medpresso for free with in-app purchases.
Download on Google Play
Pass CEN! – Certification Emergency Nurses Exam
Pass CEN! – Certification Emergency Nurses Exam is the app version of the second edition of the text of the same name. Pass CEN! From Skyscape Medpresso is a comprehensive reference with chapters with efficient outlines, followed by recall activities and case studies. This edition reflects the new CEN blueprint exam and further integration of pharmacological interventions reinforces its importance on the exam. Similarly, the essential anatomy and physiology content has been integrated where relevant and repetition reduced. The free download on Android device provides access to one reference chapter and 21 practice questions. The full version can be downloaded for $59.99 from Google Play.