Best Android medical apps for physicians
Author: Brett Einerson, MD, MPH
The top 5 reasons why the Android Market fails to showcase the best medical apps vs Apple’s iTunes store layout and philosophy
A medical app review of Contraception i-pocketcards for the iPhone, from iMedicalApps.com, your source of non-biased app reviews by medical professionals.
Some of our favorite iPhone and iPad medical apps have finally come to the Android platform — and 5 medical apps we’re hoping come to the Android marketplace soon.
Android medical app review of Pregnancy Medication & Safety — an app that allows physicians and patients to get more information on drugs that could be harmful for pregnancy.
Increasing smart phone popularity and expanding tablet technology are sparking the interest of app developers across all OS platforms.
Android’s dominance in mobile ecosystem should motivate developers to produce better quality medical apps.
Finally, the most popular iPhone medical app, Medscape, comes to the Android platform. Did we mention the application is free?
Android lags behind the iPhone platform in medical app development – both in volume, and in quality. There isn’t even a medical category in the Android marketplace, an issue we wrote about extensively last week. Developers have relayed to us some of their concerns and technical hurdles in creating medical apps for the Android marketplace. […]
The venerable Atlas of Human Anatomy, by Netter, comes to life on the Android platform via a Skyscape application.
Here, we review three popular EKG interpretation apps for Android phones: EKGdroid, EKG: Advanced, EKG Calipers
Falls are an enormous threat to health and well-being in elderly people, and the possibility of a debilitating fall is an obstacle to autonomy and independence. Since many medical conditions that cause falls and many of the injuries related to falls are life-threatening, every second in the period between fall and the emergency room is […]
Review of CORE (Clinical Orthopedic Exam) Android medical app by healthcare providers. We were impressed by this medical app made for the Android.
Top 5 Android Medical Apps
PubMed Mobile (Free) is an app for Android that allows the user to search PubMed, save articles and searches, view abstracts, and export selected abstracts and citations for future use.
The developer CRinUS also makes the similar apps: PubChem Mobile, and Entrez Sequence. All three apps are free.
A review of Epocrates Rx for Android phones – our first official Android medical app review. Our Epocrates review for the iPhone can be found here. In our iPhone Epocrates review we go through the premium versions of Epocrates in detail. Currently the premium versions are not offered for the Android platform.
This is a review of the iPhone medical app, Procedures Hospital Collection. This app uses extensive multimedia to teach you 15 key medical procedures.