Health App Wrap

Published Online: Thursday, September 13, 2012
ClinicJot is a therapy management tool useful for brown bag consults or medication therapy management sessions, allowing pharmacists to keep notes on each session in a single place. It allows users to write or type notes, draw or write on photos, and draw or write on diagrams. Pharmacists can create and maintain records for each patient, and are also able to add information to those records as needed. The app is password protected, ensuring that private information contained in it remains private. In addition, pharmacists can create consent to treatment forms that patients can sign within the app itself, eliminating the need for paper forms. The appointment management feature syncs to iCal to allow pharmacists to view their daily, weekly, or monthly schedule. In addition, ClinicJot can e-mail appointment reminders to either patients or pharmacists, while also allowing images, diagrams, notes, and photographs to be attached for future reference. Reports can be produced for viewing on other devices as an Excel file or a pdf and can also be exported to iBooks, Evernote, or Kindle. A free version of the application called ClinicJot Lite is also available, but only a limited amount of patient data can be stored using it.
Price: $28.99
Compatible with: iPad
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Annals of Internal Medicine, iPad Edition
The American College of Physicians brings its internal medicine journal to the iPad with this newly released app. It offers research, guidelines, commentaries, reviews, and educational material found in the journal, as well as access to 12 months’ worth of past Annals issues. Users can save and share articles using the personal library feature. Video and audio summaries and readings are provided to enhance the user’s experience. Users can also search the Annals archive for past issues and articles, and view Continuing Medical Education quizzes and the American College of Physicians’ Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program.
Price: App is free to download, although some articles may require a subscription or membership to read.
Compatible with: iPad

Mayo Clinic Proceedings
The flagship journal of the Mayo Clinic, which contains up-tothe-minute research in general medicine, is now available for the iPad. The app includes monthly issues and access to Online First articles throughout the month. Articles are enhanced with videos and images that can be e-mailed to a home account or to students or colleagues. Users can bookmark key articles and take notes, as well as save articles to their iPad. The app also allows users to share useful resources with their colleagues via Facebook and Twitter.
Price: App is free to download, but reading journal issues requires an annual or single-issue subscription.
Compatible with: iPad

Animated Quick Reference
Animated Quick Reference is a series of apps that provide information and facts on a variety of diseases and disorders. Topics include breast cancer, diabetes management, effects of alcohol, effects of smoking, headache, hepatitis C, lung cancers, onychomycosis, peripheral arterial disease, and urinary tract infections. Each app includes information and facts to describe the diseases and features animated videos, a glossary of terms, and a section in which patients or caretakers can maintain patient records. Once downloaded, app content is available regardless of whether users are connected to the Internet.
Price: Free
Compatible with: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad

Pharmacy CPE
Stay up-to-date with Pharmacy Times’ latest continuing education (CE) courses, web exclusives, and publication highlights with this application for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. In addition to select offerings from the journal, the application connects with users’ continuing professional education accounts to keep track of credits earned, view current activities, and complete new courses. Users can also set reminder notices about printing completion certificates after finishing a CE activity.
Compatible with: iPhone, iPod touch, iPad
Price: Free

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