HAWMC Day 15: Isn’t this just like Day 14?? More FREE Apps instead!!!

Posted: April 14, 2013 in Medical Conditions, Research, Technology

Day15

Since I can’t really see the difference between the prompt for Day 14 and Day 15 – and I already gave loads of love to Michelle of “Living with Bob” yesterday, I thought I tell everyone about some more of my favorite iPhone/iPad apps, and why every health activist should be using them (IMHO!):

 

Vitals

We all need to find good doctors and we all have a HELL of a time finding them, right? Finding a good doctor for a unique health challenge is about as easy as finding that pot of gold the leprechauns left for you on St. Patrick’s Day. Do YOU have a good doctor? Well, don’t keep it a secret! Download the “Vitals” app and rate your doctor! Let us know why you like him/her so the rest of us can find some quality care. 

 

Screen Shot 2013-04-14 at 9.04.57 PM Medscape

Review clinical presentations, workups, and treatment information for over 4,400+ diseases and conditions. Authored and reviewed by expert physicians, and accesss up-to-date news by medical speciality, including FDA announcements, conference news, important journal articles, plus physician business news. Look up drug dosing information, check drug interactions, and medical formulary information to your learn about what doctors are prescribing for you. You can also This iPhone/iPad App is an absolute MUST for any health advocate.

 

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The Epocrates MedSearch tool allows you to instantly access clinical information on thousands of prescription, over-the-counter and herbal drugs, along with hundreds of disease and conditions. The upgrade to access disease infortor is likely to have available.

Screen Shot 2013-04-14 at 9.09.50 PM ONE MEDICAL GROUP

This is medical group concept is the best patient care concept to EVER come to Boston! It’s already it several other large metro areas, but Boston’s medical community resisted this format for a awhile, depriving Boston of a model patient – doctor care partnership that is long overdue and much needed. Founded by former Epocrates Editor-in-Chief Thomas Lee, M.D., he brings Boston this new model for the delivery of primary care services, and the best of technology to of doctor-patient communications!

One Medical Group has created an approach to primary care that’s a refreshing change from a typical doctor’s office. They believe that health care should be personal, accessible and affordable. Contrary to popular missinformation, all conceirge offices do not accept medical insurance – One Medical DOES accept medical insurances! And, their very low, reasonable, yearly fee of $199 is worth spending to gain access to your doctor via a app or the web. From the way you make your appointment (via the app!) to the ease with which you can follow up with your doctor (e-mail!) , they have rethought everything and make sure that you and your needs always come first. Most noticeable, One Medical respects your lifestyle by meeting with you on time, and by offering longer visits,which means you have more high-quality time with your doctor. And after your visit, the online services offered make it simple to contact your doctor , order medical records from your other treating physicians, request referrals to specialists and even renew prescriptions without coming in for a follow-up visit — saving you time and money and giving you peace of mind. 

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