Healthcare is in the middle of a mobile revolution. Doctors are adopting mobile apps that make them more effective, and patients are taking to ones that give them more control over their healthcare. Here are 11 apps that stand out from the crowd.
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A visit to a Mayo Clinic facility can be daunting. The Mayo Clinic Patient App provides patients with a range of tools to help them navigate the healthcare provider's medical campuses and processes.
This free iPhone and iPad app provides patients with secure access to their medical records, appointment schedules, and lab results. It provides maps of the medical facilities and directions to patients' appointment venues and other facilities.
The app also lets patients stay in touch with Mayo staff to make appointments and provides health management tips from Mayo's online resources, as well as a list of clinical trials that patients might be interested in.
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