Apple's top 80 apps for doctors, nurses, patients

By Brian Dolan
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PERSONAL CARE APPS (cont'd)

Mayo Clinic's app: Patient

Mayo Clinic's app: Patient

Patient

"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."

Diabetes App - blood sugar control, glucose tracker, and carb counter

That's the official title of Diabetes Buddy now -- looks like the developer is optimizing for SEO instead of leveraging the Diabetes Buddy brand. "Blood sugar control is often the central theme when it comes to diabetes management. Diabetes Buddy is built to help you manage your diabetes by: Tracking the factors that influence your blood sugar level; Monitoring the fluctuations; Planning ahead accordingly; Sharing your data with your doctor.

GoMeals

"GoMeals is three applications in one: a database full of nutritional information on your favorite foods and restaurant menu items, a food tracking tool to record your meals, and a restaurant locator. Powered by the CalorieKing nutritional database, GoMeals allows you to search thousands of foods and dishes from popular restaurants, grocery stores and the items you have in your own kitchen to easily see the nutritional value (i.e. calories, carbohydrates, fats, protein, etc.) of the foods you eat."

WebMD Pain Coach

"Offers a holistic approach to balancing lifestyle with chronic pain conditions to help inspire a better day. WebMD’s new app is a mobile companion to help you through daily health and wellness choices so you can better manage your chronic pain. Enjoy a personalized experience as physician-reviewed tips related to your specific condition are delivered daily to you. WebMD Pain Coach puts you in control of your lifestyle choices so you can review personal patterns to understand triggers, set goals, and easily share progress with your physician."

HealthTap

"HealthTap is the best way to quickly find, trusted, reputable doctor answers to health questions anytime, anywhere for free!"

First Aid by American Red Cross

"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."

Cardiograph - Heart Rate Meter

"Cardiograph is an application which measures your heart rate. You can save your results for future reference, keep track of multiple people with individual profiles, add notes and locations, and even print out your measurements for sharing or safe keeping."

(iHealthBPM is no longer in this section.)

iMuscle (NOVA Series)

"iMuscle is a sophisticated workout aid that can be taken anywhere. Use it to identify a body part or individual muscle by zooming into a 3-Dimensional human body with the musculature exposed. Then access all the exercises associated with the development / rehabilitation of that muscle."

WiScale

"This application allows you to easily monitor essential health and fitness data: weight, fat mass, lean mass, BMI, blood pressure and heart rate. Thanks to the graphic displays, you can check changes in health trends with just a glance. All our users will tell you, the Withings app helps them stay on track for a healthier lifestyle. Combined with the wifi body scale and/or blood pressure monitor for iOS Device, the Withings app is invaluable. All your data is automatically recorded and available under the application, without lifting a finger. Weigh yourself and measure your blood pressure; Withings does the rest!"

To keep tabs on this section in the AppStore, be sure to check it out yourself here.