Medical Apps


Compiled by Jay Franco

Masimo introduces iSpO2 Pulse Oximeter

US-based company Masimo has launched iSpO2 Pulse Oximeter that connects to your smartphone. Measurements are read via an App on the phone. This consumer product was showcased at the recent Arab Health show. The device measures blood oxygenation, pulse rate and perfusion index with the same technology used in hospitals worldwide, providing accurate measurements even during the challenging conditions of motion and low perfusion. The device is compatible with the iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Once connected to the device, slip the iSpO2 sensor on your ring finger and the results appear on the screen.

The app provides immediate access to the userís data history and allows the user to view measurements, graphs and trends Ė with the ability to export data history into CSV files for use with text editing and spreadsheet programs such as Microsoft Excel.

􀁏 Price: Free
􀁏 30-pin connector device: US$250 (available from

Statrad lets teleradiolgists view reports on the go

Teleradiologists can now access critical reports on the go with StatRadís latest iPad app. The app provides exam report access even if the user needs to move away from the workstation or scanner to submit exams or review reports.

Push notification alerts are provided instantly when StatRadís radiologists complete or update the reports, which mean thereís no waiting for results by the fax machine or phone.
􀁏 Price: Free

A complete medical and pharmacological reference

This App is a point-of-care tool that supports emergency physicians in decision making. PEPID EM provides access to a complete medical and pharmacological reference that allows the user to obtain protocols and other critical information that can improve patient safety and speed of care.

The app is able to access information on over 8,500 drug names (including generics, OTCs, herbals and supplements). The pill identifier tool easily identifies patient medications by score, shape and colour. More than 3,000 weight-based and IV drip-rate dosing calculators are linked to drug information, and more than 400 medical calculators, equations and score are available including Body Surface Area, Glasgow Coma Scale, Total Calcium, NIH Stroke Scale and Port Analysis.

Wi-Fi connection is a pre-requisite for downloading and accessing information.

􀁏 Price: 1 year subscription US$260

Blood Pressure Tracker helps maintain healthy BP

Blood Pressure Tracker is simple to use on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and helps monitor and keep track of your blood pressure levels Ė systolic and diastolic BP and heart rate.

It also helps set a goal to maintain a healthy BP and monitor progress. A log history display allows users to view all historic data, and results can be emailed or shared with your doctor. Text notes can be added to each log. Reports can be provided on a daily, weekly and monthly basis, and can be exported to MS-Excel. Internet connection is not required to access data as all information is locally stored on your device.

􀁏 Price: $1.99

App enables health information exchange

This App is a complete point-of-care solution that brings Alere Wellogicís Health Information Exchange (HIE) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) into the exam room and on the road. Alere Wellogic Consult (AWC) enables doctors to communicate with each other and with their patients via direct secure messaging. Doctors are able to have a unified view of their patientís clinical information across all venues of care, and are able to document their patient encounters and manage patient records.

The app integrates both hospital and ambulatory clinical information, and displays the results graphically and dynamically. The user is able to access the patient clinical records fast, easily and in real time. To use this app, the user requires an account and login access to AWC.

􀁏 Price: Free

ate of upload: 10th Apr 2013

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