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Best Medical Apps of 2018 (So Far)

Best Medical Apps of 2018 (So Far)

There are still a few months left in 2018, but since January, medical app developers for both iOS and Android have been busily releasing new medical apps. Many of the most popular ones are consumer-facing, patient-based apps. Are there any worthy medical apps for doctors, nurses, and other providers? Yes! We took a look at […]

Best Medical Apps This Week (Sept 7, 2018)

Best Medical Apps This Week (Sept 7, 2018)

Hundreds of new apps hit the Android and iOS app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. iOS The Atlas of Minimally Invasive Surgical Operations is the iOS app version of the reference text of the same name from McGraw-Hill Education. The contents build upon the […]

Natural Cycles App Review: The First FDA-Approved Contraception App

Natural Cycles App Review: The First FDA-Approved Contraception App

Discussions about, and prescriptions for, contraception are one of the most common reasons women visit their doctors. From preconception counseling to prescribing oral contraceptives to intrauterine device (IUD) insertion to consults for sterility procedures, not a day goes by in my practice that I don’t perform one of the above interventions for my patients. Patients […]

Best Medical Apps for iOS and Android This Week

Best Medical Apps for iOS and Android This Week

Hundreds of new apps hit the Android and iOS app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. iOS Medical Apps AskPCOS Ranked number 96 in the medical category of the App Store, AskPCOS was developed as the first app focused on providing information on Polycystic Ovarian […]

Best Medical Apps This Week – August 10, 2018

Best Medical Apps This Week – August 10, 2018

Hundreds of new apps hit the Android and iOS app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. Best Medical Apps for iOS Elderly TBI Outcome Calculator Utilizing new data published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, the Wake Forest Elderly TBI Outcome Calculator […]

This Week’s Top Apps

This Week’s Top Apps

Hundreds of new apps hit the Android and iOS app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. iOS Antibiotics Simplified is now available on iOS devices in app form after purchase in the App Store. Netter’s Anatomy Atlas 7e is the app version of this reference […]

NARCAN Now: A Free Guide to the Use of a Potential Life-saving Treatment for Opioid Overdose

NARCAN Now: A Free Guide to the Use of a Potential Life-saving Treatment for Opioid Overdose

Prescription and non-prescription opioid abuse has risen to epidemic proportions. Statistics from the CDC are staggering. Deaths from opioid overdoses have quadrupled since 1999 with over 165,000 fatalities. Every day in the U.S., 44 people die of prescription opioid overdose and over 7,000 are treated in ER’s across the country. Over 2 million people in […]

Best Medical Apps of the Week

Best Medical Apps of the Week

Hundreds of new apps hit the Android and iOS app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. iOS ZOLL’s Virtual Rescue Mobile ZOLL’s Virtual Rescue Mobile app allows users to witness, in virtual reality, a simulated cardiac arrest rescue. The 360-degree video can be viewed through […]

Best Apps of the Week

Best Apps of the Week

Hundreds of new apps hit the Android and iOS app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. iOS Physician’s Weekly The new Physician’s Weekly app offers the news, clinical updates, and interviews that physicians have come to expect from this 35-year-old publication. This app also offers […]

Antibiotics Simplified App:  Bridging Basic Pharmacotherapy and Infectious Disease Treatment

Antibiotics Simplified App: Bridging Basic Pharmacotherapy and Infectious Disease Treatment

Whenever I lecture on medical apps, I always tell the audience the importance of a dedicated infectious disease guide. Traditional drug guides like Epocrates or Lexicomp or reference apps such as UpToDate, Dynamed or Essential Evidence Plus are not sufficient due to issues with accuracy and/or convenience. So for years, I have been recommending the outstanding […]

Best New Medical Apps this Week

Best New Medical Apps this Week

Hundreds of new apps hit the Android and iOS app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. iOS ASSH Hand-e App This educational app from the American Society for Surgery of the Hand contains a large collection of peer-reviewed articles and surgical videos. Topics can be […]

Peds Cardiology Handbook App Review

Peds Cardiology Handbook App Review

I am not a pediatrician but do take care of children in my practice as a family physician. Our inpatient service routinely follows (in consultation with pediatric cardiology), children with Kawasaki’s disease, and endocarditis. Certainly, all of us have had to deal with the newborn or young child with a murmur or a concerning family […]

OMM Guide App: Updated but Lacking

OMM Guide App: Updated but Lacking

As an osteopathic physician, I am trained in manual medicine in addition to traditional allopathic medicine. This includes osteopathic principles and practices handed down by the profession’s founder, Dr. Andrew Taylor Still, such as the concept that the body can heal itself and structure and function are irrevocably linked. Dr. Still pioneered the use of […]

QuitMedKit: An Essential Guide to Tobacco Cessation App

QuitMedKit: An Essential Guide to Tobacco Cessation App

Tobacco use remains the #1 preventable cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States and worldwide. Overall, cigarette smoking among U.S. adults (aged ≥18 years) declined from 20.9 percent in 2005 to 15.5 percent in 2016. Still, nearly 38 million American adults smoked cigarettes in 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control and […]

Must-Have Medical Apps this Week – May 25, 2018

Must-Have Medical Apps this Week – May 25, 2018

Hundreds of new apps hit iOS and Android app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. VR Robotic Urology Offered by the urology team at Mount Sinai, VR Robotic Urology provides 3D surgery viewing, educational videos, and live streams. The app is designed for urologists, residents, […]