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11 Super Mobile Medical Apps

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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Mobile medical apps are popping up all over. Doctors are incorporating them into their practices to be more effective and efficient. Patients are using them to monitor specific aspects of their health, fill in gaps in their medical care, and take more responsibility for their well-being. Both doctors and patients are finding that mobile apps can provide a fast and efficient way to stay in touch and exchange information.

The mobile health technology market--including devices, applications, and services--is expected to exceed $8 billion by 2018, according to research company GlobalData. That's up from $500 million in 2010, a 44% compound annual growth rate. The rapid growth is being fueled by the increasing availability of a variety of healthcare applications.

Among the innovative mobile medical apps we found is one that lets doctors use interactive diagrams to show patients what's happening with their bodies, where procedures will be done, and exactly what will happen during different procedures. Alternatively, patients can use this app to get doctors to provide detailed visual answers to their questions.

Another app is making it possible for Mandarin- and Cantonese-speaking patients to communicate with their non-Chinese-speaking doctors about specific medical problems. And another lets doctors send links to Web-based educational material to patient's smartphones so patients can read it when and where they want to.

Other mobile apps discussed here have less to do with doctor-patient interaction but are still changing the way health professionals and patients function. One has done away with the white cards that doctors carry around as they make their hospital and office rounds to record diagnoses and billing information. Instead, it has docs dictating the information and sending it to a cloud-based database where their office administrators can access it.

We found apps that allow healthcare consumers to comparison shop, track their asthma symptoms, and find their way around Mayo Clinic facilities. Another gives people a way to keep track of their immunizations.

In the end, the applications that are taking hold are the ones that provide needed services, and make doctors and patients more efficient. Take a look at the 11 apps featured below and see which ones will improve your practice or your health.

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8/14/2014 | 3:58:34 AM
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ShanePatro,
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8/14/2014 | 3:37:49 AM
healthcare events app
nice apps for healthcare events app
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7/30/2014 | 9:49:43 PM
Cells calculator app.
Hi, This is my application for calculate a density of cells in Hemocytometer and counting viability of cell. If you interesting. you can download free on Google Play http://goo.gl/HB17W1

Thank you.
AnupriyaB357
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7/22/2014 | 4:31:48 AM
Re: Mobile App
We would love to be reviewed. Please let me know what information you need. Also, send me the link of your blog, can't access the one you posted.
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RanvirK058,
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7/22/2014 | 4:22:09 AM
Re: Mobile App
I am an analyst and love to share my analysis of Apps for doctors on Doctors software and Apps. Please let me know if I can review your app and publish on my blog.


I support the innovative ideas, emerging through Apps, to help doctors and patients to ensure a safe and secure treatment.
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5/21/2014 | 2:36:00 AM
Mobile App
I would like to add another app, VacciTrack, that might be very useful for parents. Its a simple vaccination app that helps to keep track of child's immunization schedule till the age of 10. It gives a reminder before the day of vaccination and a full chart along with missed & upcoming vaccines.

Keeping track of vaccinations for baby is very important as it protects the child against a range of serious and potentially fatal diseases. With busy schedules and multiple tasks at hand, it becomes extremely difficult to monitor immunizations & their dates.

Have a look - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=kmg.android.vaccination
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3/18/2014 | 5:25:23 PM
ICD-10
Anticipating the angst of October 1st, we've developed and recently released an app that may help alleviate the anxiety related to the ICD-10 implementation.
You can check it out at http://icd10doc.com
Your feedback would be appreciated
Thanks
Dan
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3/2/2013 | 7:05:47 AM
re: 11 Super Mobile Medical Apps
I think the one app that was left out was Tigertext. This is a HIPAA compliance text messaging app that allows doctors to securely send patient information, images and video via HIPAA compliant messaging. A must have in any kind of healthcare facility.
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7/9/2012 | 8:16:54 AM
re: 11 Super Mobile Medical Apps
I would be grateful for readers feedback on a unique free app I have developed to encourage people to have an effective daily oral hygiene routine.
Its called Brush DJ and can be found in the Apple App Store or in Google Play.
Thanks!
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7/8/2012 | 2:43:28 PM
re: 11 Super Mobile Medical Apps
You have failed to provide a 'view-as-one-page' option.
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