Our favorite medical apps released in April.
Tag: apps for doctors
Playing this game won’t teach you any medicine but it will let you kill some time.
Focus Medica has released the Animated Atlas of Diabetes medical app which is a great way to inform patients about diabetes
Apple launches dedicated ‘Apps for Healthcare Professionals’ collection
Brainview is a detailed neuroanatomy app that contains a wealth of information and functionality which will enable budding neurosurgeons and neurologists to learn the appropriate anatomy. The addition quiz and search functions are helpful additions to make the most of the included content
Now, hard study alone won’t help you see as you must train your eye in pattern recognition to distinguish all tissue samples, so it’s common practice for students to resort to atlases–which is why an Histology Atlas app is a good idea–or is it? Today we’ll take a look at an app developed by Italy-based Cansav Soft, a company founded in 2010 who develops mobile solutions for Android most of which are health related.
DoctorMole which was well received on Android has finally been released on iPhone (25th September). It brings the same advanced, real-time computer vision technology to scan your moles in real time and give you instant risk feedback on Asymmetry, Border, Color, Diameter and Risk (ABCDE).
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) in the UK has an Android app that is every bit as useful and functional as its desktop counterpart. It’s easy to navigate, browse, and download guidelines from NICE with this handy app and there are no hindrances to access.
IBS Symptom Tracker was designed for patients wanting to self-track their bowel habits to better understand their Irritable Bowel Syndrome patterns
When my Resident friends at Wake Forest and other residency programs as me about the top medical apps to download, I give them my usual list of reference apps such as Medscape and Micromedex. I also mention a cloud storage app as a good way to organize and increase efficiency in learning. What I’ve become accustomed to are my friends coming back and thanking me not for the medical apps I recommended, but the cloud store app. They state how they increased their learning and efficiency significantly by using the app. The app in question is Evernote.
As a physician and a developer, I have the opportunity of being able to see both sides of the app business. Here are my thoughts on how to find useful medical apps on the AppStore.
The iRVU app is a simple and extremely resourceful tracker of your dily work whether its in a clinic, in the ER or in the hospital, yet it probably needs some further enhancements before it becomes an essential part or your practice.