Apple's picks for apps for doctors, nurses, patients and medical students

By Heather Mack


Mobile MIM App uses software program for viewing, registration, fusion and display of diagnosis of medical images from SPECT, PET, CT, MRI, X-Ray and Ultrasound. Should only be used when there is no access to a full workstation.

OsiriX HD. This $49.99 app is the mobile version of DICOM: the digital standard for storing and transferring medical images, plus downloading and manipulating images.

eyeRad is an app for medical professionals who need to view medical images including radiographs, CT, MRIs and the like when at the bedside, at a conference or otherwise away from a diagnostic workstation.

ImageInbox was built on the idea that it is the patient’s legal right to get an electronic copy of their radiology exams, and offers an easy way to download, store and share their medical images and diagnostic reports.

Centricity Radiology is made by GE Healthcare and offers healthcare professionals the ability to share images and reports for diagnosis, review and analysis of CT and MRIs. Like others, it should only be used when a full diagnostic workstation is not available.  

CTisus iQuiz the app version of a standard radiology education quiz.

Siemans syngo working via the WebReport application, this offers anytime access to written diagnostic reports and image data. Cannot work without the synga.via product from Siemens AG Healthcare.