The entire healthcare industry is being disrupted by introduction of new technology that aims to improve the processes in which medical professionals connect with patients, the flow of information among the medical community and the way in which treatment is applied to patients. Today many medical resources of varying quality are available for mobile devices.
UpToDate (UTD) medical application is the premier evidence-based clinical decision support resource, trusted worldwide by healthcare practitioners to help them make the right decisions at the point of care. It is proven to change the way clinicians practice medicine, and is the only resource of its kind associated with improved outcomes.
The best drug reference app is Micromedex. Drug Information contains the industry’s most comprehensive drug information on 4500+ search terms and is backed by the same thorough, unbiased editorial process as Micromedex.
Medscape is a drug reference information app. In difference with Micromedex it includes a bunch of medical reference information, such as specific disease pathology and procedure information.
Epocrates is also a great free drug database app for the smartphone and tablet that can be used daily by clinicians at all levels of training, specialty, and experience. It is the most widely known, but also most comprehensive and robust content.
Among top medical applications are QxMD Calculate, Ambulatory, 3D4 Medical, Neuromind and some others. The list of medical applications is growing rapidly and becoming one of the main tools for accessing clinical information, especially for younger health professionals and trainees.