Thursday, February 14, 2008

LifeRecord EMR on iPhone Video

This YouTube video illustrates iPhone access to the LifeRecord EMR.

HeartIT for iPhone

Heart Imaging Technologies (HeartIT) announced July 16, 2007 that WebPax images can viewed on an iPhone.

WebPax is a DICOM compliant, scalable medical image management system developed by HeartIT.

Mobile access to medical images can facilitate consultation with other medical professionals or be useful in discussion with patients. However, the small image size (due to the nature of a mobile device) limits the utility of these images.

No free demo is available.

High quality example videos of medical images on an iPhone can be found on the HeartIT site.

Sunday, February 10, 2008

ePocrates for iPhone

The content of ePocrates Online is available in an iPhone optimized format at

This free, high quality medical resource gives iPhone users access to drug dosing, drug interaction, drug price, and other useful information in the easy to use ePocrates style through wireless internet access.

ePocrates for PDAs is well known to health care professionals, with over 500,000 active users, including one in four physicians, in the United States.

The only drawback of ePocrates Online is that wireless web access is required to access the content on an iPhone.

ePocrates has announced plans for a version that can be downloaded to your iPhone for 2008.

Saturday, February 9, 2008

Skyscape Applications

Skyscape has announced the availability of many of their titles in an iPhone optimized format.

We have not had a chance to review any Skyscape titles on an iPhone.

Clinical Guides
Skyscape's 5-Minute Clinical Consult
Harrison's Manual of Medicine
The Washington Manual® of Medical Therapeutics
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine

Drug Guides
British National Formulary
DrDrugs®: Drug Guide for Physicians
A to Z Drug Facts
Intravenous Medications

Laboratory Guide
Labs 360°

Treatment Guidelines
Life Support 360°

Nursing-Specific Titles
Davis' Drug Guide for Nurses
RNotes - Nurse's Clinical Pocket Guide
Nurse's Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests
Nursing I.V. Drug Handbook
Diseases and Disorders: A Nursing Therapeutics Manual

Sota Omoigui's Anesthesia Drugs Handbook
Handbook of Clinical Anesthesia

Emergency Medicine
Rosen and Barkin's 5-Minute Emergency Medicine Consult

Infectious Diseases
HIV Guide

Drugs in Ophthalmology
Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes
The Wills Eye Manual

The Harriet Lane Handbook
The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

Veterinary Medicine
5 Minute Veterinary Consult - Canine and Feline

GenericMedList for iPhone

GenericMedList features medication discount programs that do not have complex eligibility requirements, applications to fill out, additional costs. GenericMedList allows iPhone users to search and compare drug discount programs such as the Walmart $4 generic drug program to find the most affordable medications.

GenericMedList is a valuable resource for physicians, nurses, health care providers, case managers, social workers, and health care consumers when researching affordable medications. uses the iWPhone WordPress Plugin to deliver content optimized for the screen size and Safari browser of the iPhone and iPod Touch.

The only drawback to GenericMedList for the iPhone is the need for a wireless internet connection to access the content.