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

By Brian Dolan
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EMR & PATIENT MONITORING APPS

Our Definition: Electronic medical records apps provide healthcare professionals access to their facility’s medical records system either in part or in full. Patient Monitoring enable clinicians to check-in on patients or review their vital signs from their mobile device without having to be at the bedside.

AirStrip Cardiology iPad

AirStrip Cardiology

Epic Canto

"Canto provides authorized clinical users of Epic’s Electronic Health Record with secure access to clinic schedules, hospital patient lists, health summaries, test results and notes. Canto also supports dictation and In Basket access. Canto works on iPads running iOS 5.0 or greater."

Epic Haiku

"Haiku provides authorized clinical users of Epic’s Electronic Health Record with secure access to clinic schedules, hospital patient lists, health summaries, test results and notes. Haiku also supports dictation and In Basket access. Haiku works on both the iPhone and iPod touch."

(CA Mobile is no longer in this section.)

Cerner Physician Express

"Physician Express is a Cerner solution that enables quick access to review clinical information and submit orders. From a patient list, the provider can quickly view the patient's current and outstanding orders, as well as access comprehensive clinical information such as problems, diagnosis, allergies, medications, vitals, and more."

AirStrip Cardiology

AirStrip Cardiology allows clinicians to review the extent of a patient’s ECG history. It can receive 12 lead ECG waveforms and other data wirelessly from Emergency Medical Services (i.e. an ambulance) and the hospital ECG management system.

Sunrise Mobile MD

"For hospital-based physicians, desktop computing technology disrupts their workflow, requiring detours to workstations to log on and click through screens full of patient information. Allscripts set out to change that with Sunrise Mobile MD. Working closely with physicians and incorporating the latest advances in user-friendly workflow design, Allscripts created intuitive mobile technology that fits the way they work."

Sunrise Mobile MD II

"Sunrise Mobile MD II [from Allscripts] is intuitive and easy to use, allowing physicians to immediately realize the benefits of having rich patient data with them whenever they need it. The application allows physicians to view, analyze and act upon patient information."

eClinicalTouch

"eClinicalWorks leverages iPad technology to give you the look, feel, and functionality you’ve come to expect from eClinicalWorks with the ease of use found in a native iPad environment. eCW’s iPad app combines the most-used features of the eClinicalWorks EMR with intuitive navigation and cloud-based access from anywhere, making eClinicalTouch the first choice in portable EHR solutions!"

(Allscripts Wombat is no longer in this section because it has been rebranded as Wand (below).)

Allscripts Wand

"When the vital components of the EHR are intuitive and accessible, the clinical experience is transformed and adoption is accelerated. Allscripts Wand is the native iPad application for Enterprise and Professional EHR -- coupling the latest in tablet technology with the latest in user-experience innovation for a revolutionary approach to how you practice medicine."