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Top 5 Primary Care Apps

Top 5 Primary Care Apps


  • 5 best medical apps for primary care physicians based on their potential usefulness in daily practice.

  • 1. MAQI2 Anticoagulation Toolkit: Provides practitioners with an up-to-date, reliable, and easy-to-use source of information for anticoagulation management.
    More information, here.

    Permission to use app logo granted by the Michigan Anticoagulation Quality Improvement Initiative.

  • 2. Quick ICD 10: Offers a simple, quick way to search and convert ICD 9 codes to ICD 10 codes and back.
    More information, here.

    Permission to use app logo granted by Nth Technologies.

  • 3. Doxy.me: "Doc see me" allows clinicians to meet with patients remotely via HIPPA-compliant secure video and audio calls.
    More information, here.

    Permission to use app logo granted by Doxy.me.

  • 4. Opioid conversion calculator: Calculates the total oral Morphine Equivalent Daily Dose (oMEDD); particularly useful when combinations of opioids are used.
    More information, here.

    Permission to use app logo granted by the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists.

  • 5. Stanford Letter Project: Helps facilitate end-of-life conversations between patients and their physicians and loved ones. Letter template prompts user to provide information on what matters most to them at life's end.
    More information, here.

    Permission to use app logo granted by Stanford Medicine Letter Project.

Many medical applications are available for smartphones and tablets—their use has had a significant impact on the way doctors and patients approach health care. New apps designed for physicians range from ICD code conversion and drug dose calculators to those that facilitate remote patient monitoring and antidote selection for treating poison ingestion. The slides that follow are among the top 5 best medical apps for primary care physicians based on their potential usefulness in daily practice.

The apps are the author’s choice and appear in no particular order.

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