Top 10 EMR and operational iPhone medical apps

By Brian Dolan

IMS MAXIMSAccording to our latest research report, Fastest Growing and Most Successful Health and Medical Apps, there were about 250 apps that fall into the "Operational & EMR apps" subcategory of iPhone medical apps as of September 2010. These are apps intended for use by care providers, including pager replacement apps, charge capture apps, electronic medical records apps, patient logbooks, schedulers and remote practice management apps. While many of these apps are free feature add-ons for enterprise systems, with an average price of $3.84, this group was still the fourth priciest group of health and medical apps found in Apple's AppStore.

According to Apple's ranking of its AppStore's Medical Category Top 1000, these are the Top 10 EMR and Operational apps highest on the list:

1. Bedside by IMS MAXIMS. Rank out of 1000? 150. Released: August 17, 2010. Details
2. Care360 Mobile by Quest Diagnostics. Rank? 204. Released: March 30, 2009. Details
3. Accent by Webahn. Rank out of 1000? 245. Released: September 18, 2009. Details
4. Allscripts Remote by Allscripts. Rank out of 1000? 248. Released: March 31, 2009. Details
5. iConnect - Notes Edition by Grembe. Rank? 263. Released: October 30, 2009. Details
6. NI GME by New Innovations. Rank out of 1000? 337. Released: July 4, 2009. Details
7. nTrack by Skyscape. Rank? 348. Released: September 3, 2009. Details
8. PK4801R by PatientKeeper. Rank out of 1000? 388. Released: March 25, 2010. Details
9. AirStrip OB by AirStrip Technologies. Rank out of 1000? 410. Released: April 5, 2009. Details
10. Epic Haiku by Epic Systems. Rank out of 1000? 414. Released: January 8, 2010. Details

1. Bedside - IMS MAXIMS (#150)


According to IMS, "Bedside enables the clinician to take the Electronic Patient Record to the patient in a hospital bed, out in a community setting or at the patient's home. The app connects securely to a MAXIMS clinical system." More