Healthcare Apps

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Electronic Preventive Services (EPSS)  
The Electronic Preventive Services Selector (ePSS) is an application designed to help primary care clinicians identify the screening, counseling, and preventive medication services that are appropriate for their patients.
The ePSS is based on the current recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and can be searched by specific patient characteristics, such as age, sex, and selected behavioral risk factors.
Works on Android, BlackBerry, iPhone/iPod touch, iPad, Palm OS/webOS, Windows Mobile and the Internet.

Android (Google) – free Skyscape applications 
Skyscape provides the following free resources — RxDrugs, Outlines in Clinical Medicine (OCM).  The MedAlert service is also part of this installation, and you can easily add free MedStream channels (such as MedWatch and CDC Spotlights).
Works only on Android.

Archimedes medical calculator by Skyscape 
Archimedes is a uniquely innovative calculator application with over 150 essential tools which give you results in seconds. No more looking up complicated formulas and struggling with variables – just enter the necessary values in Archimedes and get the answers you need.
Available for: Android, BlackBerry, iPhone/iPod touch/iPad, Palm OS, Windows Mobile, Windows PC.

McGraw-Hill’s Diagnosaurus 2.0, medical software app, is updated for the new age in healthcare and used by tens of thousands of students, physicians, and health professionals. Download the Diagnosaurus 2.0 tool which has 1000+ differential diagnosis to help you make informed decisions. Diagnosaurus 2.0 is derived from McGraw-Hill’s most trusted Quick Answers.
FREE for Palm, Windows Mobile, and BlackBerry.  $0.99 for iPhone/iPod  touch/iPad and Android.

Embryo App 
The Embryo App uses mobile telecommunication and multimedia technologies to add interactive capabilities to the digital information, enhancing our understanding of embryo development. This App is part of the National Library of Medicine’s program to fulfill the NLM’s role as a provider of medical, science and health care information using mobile technologies. The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of child Health & Human Development has provided support for two components of the imaging project. Scientists at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center has supported the 3D-reconstruction of the collection to add visual dynamics to the images.
Available FREE for iPhone / iPod touch / iPad.

Epocrates Rx 
This free drug reference is the #1 mobile drug reference for U.S. physicians. With it you can search brand, generic, and OTC medicines.  Plus, you can customize your homepage for quick access to the features you use most frequently.  Check out the “Extras” tab for even more features, like the App Directory that highlights a variety of specialized healthcare apps available for download.
Available for iPhone / iPod touch / iPad, Windows Mobile, BlackBerry, Android and Palm.

Eponyms brings a short description of more than 1,700 common and obscure medical eponyms (e.g., Rovsing’s sign, Virchow’s node) to your iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.  A perfect tool to quickly look up the meanin of any eponym.  It uses the eponym database from Andrew J. Yee ( who still maintains the database.
Available FREE for iPhone / iPod touch / iPad.

Geriatrics Cultural Navigator
The Navigator offers quick guidance on different cultures — including preferred forms of address, nonverbal communication, acculturation, culture-specific health risks, disclosure and consent, tradition and health beliefs, gender issues, approaches to decision-making, and use of advanced directives.  For American clinicians, the Navigator reflects our melting pot — providing clinical decision-making support for Americans from a variety of cultures.
Available FREE for iPhone / iPod touch / iPad.

Translate words, phrases and even whole sentences into over 50 languages. The free version allows users to share, save and copy translated text.  The user can send a translated text via Email, post it on Twitter, save it to a favorites list or simply copy it.
Available FREE for iPhone / iPod touch / iPad and Android.

iTriage is built by doctors to help you make better healthcare decisions. Created by two ER docs, iTriage helps you answer the questions: “What medical condition could I have?” and “Where should I go for treatment?” It also lets you save, easily access, and share the healthcare information most important to you.
Available FREE for iPhone / iPod touch / iPad, Android, Palm and Mobile Web.

Medscape from WebMD is the leading medical resource most used by physicians, medical students, nurses and other healthcare professionals for clinical information.  It includes prescribing and safety information for 8,000+ brand and generic drugs, OTC drugs, herbals and supplements.  It also includes a drug interaction checker in which you can input up to 30 drugs, herbals and/or supplements at once.  View more than 600 step-by-step procedure videos.  Also includes a vast selection of CME/CE activities in 32 specialty areas.
Available FREE for iPhone / iPod touch / iPad.

The modalityBODY App for iPad enables you to create interactive image libraries of the human body for professional reference, training, and patient education. Compile images from renowned medical texts or from your own photos to create custom collections.  modalityBODY serves as an image-centric personal reader for your anatomy and health science reference materials.
FREE — Available only for iPad.

OMM Guide: Osteopathic Quick reference
OMM Guide is a free medical resource intended for osteopathic medical students and residents.
OMM Guide gives you quick and easy access to osteopathic manipulative medicine assessment, techniques (OMT), and more.
Available FREE for iPhone / iPod touch / iPad.

Prognosis: Your Diagnosis 
Prognosis is specially designed for Doctors, Medical students and Nurses and each case helps to learn or recall two or three key clinical points that can be applied in your practice.
The cases also provide excellent preparation for the USMLE Step 2 CS, COMLEX, NCLEX, CCRN and MCAT exams, as well as other board examinations and professional licensure tests.
You can use it while waiting for coffee or on the bus, quickly complete a case, learn something new and make the maximum use of your time.
The content is modeled on real life patients, has been checked by a panel of expert medical specialists and is based on current management guidelines.
A new case is added every weekend. You do not need to update your app – a ‘badge’ over the icon will let you know when the case is ready.
Available FREE for iPhone / iPod touch / iPad and Android devices.

PubMed for Handhelds  
Website designed for searching from mobile devices.  Website includes PICO (Patient, Intervention, Comparison, Outcome), askMEDLINE and Disease Associations with GSpell.
Available for use on mobile phones with web browsers.

A wide variety of apps authored by clinician experts that are relied upon by physicians, nurses and other health care professionals from around the world.  Apps available include Calculate, ECG Guide, Pedi STAT, AF Guide, and Safe OR.
Available FREE for iPhone / iPod touch / iPad, BlackBerry and Android devices.
Please note that not all apps are available for every mobile device.

Radiation Event Medical Management (REMM)
REMM provides guidance  for health care providers, primarily physicians, about clinical diagnosis and treatment of radiation injury during radiological and nuclear emergencies.  Also includes  just-in-time, evidence-based, usable information with sufficient background and context to make complex issues understandable to those without formal radiation medicine expertise.  REMM also provides web-based information that is also downloadable in advance, so that it would be available during an event if the internet is not accessible.
Available FREE for iPhone / iPod touch / iPad, Android devices, BlackBerry and Windows Mobile devices.

SHOTS Immunizations by STFM (Society of Teachers of Family Medicine)
Shots By STFM contains the childhood, adolescent, catch-up, adult, and medical immunization schedules for the United States for 2011. Important information is available for each vaccine, including: basics, high risk indications, adverse reactions, contraindications, catch-up, administration, epidemiology, and brand names. Shots software is updated 2-3 times per year when new vaccines become available and new recommendations are made.  This program requires an Internet connection
Available FREE for iPhone / iPod touch / iPad, BlackBerry Torch and Palm Pre.

Unbound MEDLINE is a browser interface for searching MEDLINE on mobile devices.  The following categories are available for searching: Diseases and Conditions, Medical Specialties, Differential Diagnosis, Drugs and Medications, Journals and Medical News.
Available FREE on mobile devices with a web browser.

WebMD Mobile
This free application allows you to check your symptoms, access drug and treatment information, get first aid essentials, and check local health listings on the go, from the most trusted brand in health information.
Available FREE for iPhone / iPod touch / iPad and Android devices.

Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders (WISER)
 WISER is a system designed to assist first responders in hazardous material incidents. WISER provides a wide range of information on hazardous substances, including substance identification support, physical characteristics, human health information, and containment and suppression advice.
WISER is available for FREE download as a standalone application on Microsoft Windows PCs, iPhone / iPod Touch / iPad, Android, Windows Mobile, BlackBerry, Palm OS PDAs, and via WebWISER.