Top 10 App Wednesday – Medical Apps

On March 13, 2013


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This week we have compiled a list of the top 10 medical apps. While these apps may not be the place to go to learn about the new health insurance marketplaces put in place by Obamacare, but they certainly can be of assistance when convenience is necessary. So without further ado here is our list of apps, we will look at apps such as WebMD Baby, Pillboxi, Patinet, The Merck Manual and others.

#1. Skeleton System Pro III

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The Skeletal System Pro III – includes the most in depth 3D skeleton ever developed, the ability to rotate, cut and get superior/inferior views all with the simple stroke of the finger. ??This app’s primary use is as a learning tool but can also be used as a fast and innovative reference tool by utilizing the index function that allows the user to select an item and the app will automatically zoom in and identify it. 

#2. Medscape

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Price: Free

Medscape from WebMD ( is the leading medical resource most used by physicians, medical students, nurses and other healthcare professionals for clinical information.

#3. Breast Cancer: Beyond The Shock

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Price: Free

Beyond The Shock is a collaborative breast cancer guide created by the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. (NBCF) with the support of the finest medical experts, doctors, and researchers in the world. NBCF utilized ground-breaking technology and the resources of the global medical community to create an accessible platform for understanding a diagnosis of breast cancer.

#4. Pillboxie

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Price: $0.99

Pillboxie is the easy way to remember your meds. Other med reminder apps are either too complicated or just downright boring. Pillboxie is easy because it lets you *visually* manage your meds. Scheduling a reminder is as easy as dropping a pill into a pillbox.

#5. Patient

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Price: Free

The Mayo Clinic Patient app, which is available to everyone, allows access to the latest news, publications, and health information from Mayo Clinic. Mayo Clinic patients also have access to their personal medical record, appointment schedule and other services using their Patient Online Services account.

#6. The Merck Manual – Home Edition

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Price: $9.99

The Merck Manual – Home Edition is based on the entire Merck Manual Home Health Handbook, the trusted medical reference written by more than 300 worldwide medical experts. The app is available for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, and takes full advantage of the large iPad screen for displaying charts and figures.

#7. First Aid by American Red Cross

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Price: Free

Accidents happen. The official American Red Cross First Aid app puts expert advice for everyday emergencies in your hand. Get the app and be prepared for what life brings. With videos, interactive quizzes and simple step-by-step advice it’s never been easier to know first aid.

#8. WebMD Baby

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Price: Free

The new WebMD Baby app has quick access to trusted and physician-approved baby health and wellness information anytime, anywhere. Personalized for a baby’s specific age, the WebMD Baby app delivers timely physician-approved guidance, helping parents stay informed and one step ahead of their baby’s growth and development.

#9. Muscle & Bone Anatomy 3D

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An amazing reference for anyone interested in the human musculo-skeletal system. Featuring five different ways to learn about the body: The VIEWER, ACTIONS, 3-D MODELS, six types of QUIZZES, and MEDIA.


#10. Army Survival for iPad/iPhone

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Price: $1.99

The U.S. Army knows how to train their personnel to survive. Their field manual is the most authoritative guide on survival. This app provides a complete reference guide on basic survival, evasion, first aid and recovery information. If you are an outdoor enthusiast, this app may be essential to your survival.