Top ten apps for medical professionals

Top ten apps for medical professionals

Summary: What apps are available for the mobile medical professional?


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  • Name: AHRQ ePSS

    Developer: U.S. Dept Health & Human Services

    Compatibility: iOS | Android

    The ePSS app was developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human services.

    Research conducted by the department over health care quality, costs, outcomes and patient safety has been used to assist primary care providers to recommend the best course of action based on a patient's characteristics -- including age, sex and behavioral risk factors. 

  • Name: Upper Respiratory Virtual Lab

    Developer: Georgia Health Sciences University

    Compatibility: iOS 

    The virtual lab is an iPad-compatible application which shows the upper airways through a 3D map.  34 atonomical structures are included, and pinch-to-zoom tech allows for zooming in on particular areas or rotating a camera.

    Useful for medical students who want a more interactive approach than textbooks, the app would also be suitable as a teaching tool for patients. 

  • Name: Airstrip Cardiology

    Developer: Airstrip Technologies

    Compatibility: iOS

    Airstrip Cardiology has previously been named one of Apple's favorite medical applications. Clinicians with an iPhone can use the app to view a patient's full ECG history. Cardiac waveform data can be viewed and analyzed -- aiming for a quicker diagnosis and treatment of cardiac patients.

    As the app is aimed at health professionals, although the app is free, healthcare providers have to purchase and install Airstrip software to connect patient data with mobile devices. 

Topic: Apps

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