Library Licensed Databases

  • AccessPharmacy Optimized for viewing on smartphones with responsive design.
  • EBSCOhost databases Have an Apple mobile device? Scroll to the bottom of the page listing EBSCO databases and click on the link to be e-mailed an app key and direct link to the app in the AppStore.
  • Facts & Comparisons® Mobile Sign up for free wireless access to Facts & Comparisons® Mobile. Your mobile access will be effective for one year. If your mobile access expires and you are still an enrolled student, you can log back into Facts & Comparisons® Mobile through the College and re-register for access.
  • PharmacyLibrary Calculators The American Pharmacists Association has compiled formulas from Peripheral Brain for the Pharmacist, 2nd edition, into one app, available for Apple mobile devices at no charge.
  • STAT!Ref mobile app for e-books licensed through STAT!Ref, for Android and iOS devices.

Non-Free mHealth Apps

  • NAPLEX Top 200 Flashcards App developed by Mick Schroeder, PharmD, to study brand and generic drug names for the NAPLEX. Available for Android and iOS.
  • PubMed CLIP Available for iOS devices, including iPad. Supports Advanced Search options, PDF files can be saved for offline viewing, and selected citations can be sent to various social networks, Evernote, and e-mail.

Free mHealth Apps

  • Calculate by QxMD Contains more than 150 unique calculators and decision support tools. Available for Android and iOS devices, including iPads.
  • CDC Mobile App Available for iOS 5.0 or later, Android, and Windows 8 tablets. The CDC mobile app includes: health articles, Vital Signs, the Preventing Chronic Disease and Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) journals, MMWR, a disease of the week, public health blogs, director videos, an image library, podcasts, and newsroom feeds that update automatically.
    • CDC Influenza Currently available for iOS and Android OS. Includes updated information on national flu activity, influenza vaccination recommendations endorsed by CDC and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), and information on diagnosis and treatment of influenza, including antiviral treatment recommendations by CDC and the ACIP, among other content.
    • CDC Vaccine Schedules App for Clinicians and Other Immunization Providers The CDC vaccine schedules in a mobile app, available for iOS and Android devices.
    • Preventing Chronic Disease Mobile app for the CDC published open access journal. Available for iOS and Android devices.
  • Clinical Trials Mobile Available for iPhones and iPads, this app, from the company PPD, provides easy access to search the National Library of Medicine (NLM) database of available clinical trials worldwide, find local studies matching specified categories and keywords, and includes detailed information for specific clinical trials.
  • The Cochrane Library App for the iPad, that includes abstracts, selected reviews, and full-page summaries of findings tables. (Complete, full-text Cochrane Library systematic reviews are available through the library database.)
  • DrugInfoLine This app from APhA is updated weekly and offers summaries of important clinical studies and guidelines dating back to 2000. Content covers major organ systems, oncology, infectious diseases, OTC medications, drug interactions, and pharmacogenomics. FDA actions are posted on an ongoing basis, allowing members to stay up-to-date on important information. Available for devices running an iOS.
  • Drug Information Portal Link to NLM's mobile optimized web site.
  • Drugs in Pregancy and Lactation from the book by Gerald G. Briggs et al., offers an A-to-Z listing of over 1,000 drugs, searchable by generic or brand name.
  • Epocrates Rx The free app, available for the iOS and Android OS, includes clinical information on thousands of prescription, generic, and OTC drugs,in-depth formulary information, and an InteractionCheck feature to check for adverse reactions between up to thirty drugs at a time.
  • ePSS (Electronic Preventative Services Selector) This app from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) allows you to input your patient’s key demographic information and gives you the basic screening and public health information relevant to your patient. Available for mobile devices running iOS, Android, or via the web.
  • First Aid App created by the American Red Cross, that runs on Android devices and iPhones running iOS 4.2 or later. Provides first aid step-by-step instructions for everyday emergencies, safety tips, videos, and interactive quizzes.
  • Guideline Central Available for devices running iOS version 5.1 or higher or Android OS. Access 2,600+ guideline summaries indexed by Organization, Profession, Specialty and Categories, based on the Guidelines PocketCards™ format.
  • HeartDecide Anatomy app from ORCA MD, for Apple devices, runs on iOS 6.0 or later. HeartDecide is divided into four sections: Anatomy, Conditions, Solutions, and Find a Specialist. The app describes a condition, shows what it looks like, discusses symptoms and findings, and gives treatment recommendations based on best practices.
  • HSPH (Harvard School of Public Health) Public Health News Free app for iOS and Android mobile devices providing top news stories, podcasts, Harvard Public Health Review articles, and more.
  • iGeneric Free Available for the Android OS only. iGeneric helps medical professionals find therapeutically equivalent generic drugs for brand name drugs. This application completely covers FDA's 'Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations' (a.k.a. The Orange Book) and the Electronic Orange Book (a.k.a. EOB).
  • LactMed Free app available for phones with iOS 3.0 or higher or Android OS 2.1 or higher. Find information about maternal and infant drug levels, possible effects on lactation and on breastfed infants, and alternative drugs to consider.
  • Lexicomp Download a 30-day free trial from the AppStore for Apple mobile devices.
  • MediBabble This app, available for iOS 5.1 or later, will generate audio in different languages, helps with history-taking and patient examination, and is designed to improve the safety, efficiency, and overall quality of care for non-English speaking patients. All of the questions in MediBabble are either yes/no questions, require gestural responses (e.g. pointing or holding up a number of fingers to quantify pain severity), or rely on the mobile device as an input method (e.g. scrolling to a date to select it). Only Spanish is preinstalled, but additional languages (Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese, Russian, and Haitian Creole) can be downloaded free of charge from the Language Selection screen. Translations for French, German, Gujarati, Hindi, and Urdu are in the works.
  • Medical Spanish Audio Available for devices running Android, iOS, and Windows, this app provides patient assessment with audio questions in Spanish and Yes/No format for the English speaking health provider.
  • Medscape Mobile Free app, for Android, iOSs, & Kindle Fire mobile devices, that includes drug information for more than 8,000 brand, generic, and OTC drugs, a drug interaction checker, and more. Now available for the Kindle Fire.
  • mobile MerckMedicus After you graduate, register for free access to The Merck Manual, Professional Edition, Harrison's Practice - Answers on Demand, PDR Electronic Library, and other resources. Your pharmacist license number is required to register.
  • Monthly Prescribing Reference (MPR) is available for iOS and Android devices. Four-thousand concise monographs for both prescription and OTC drugs are searchable by therapeutic category, brand name, generic name, disease, or manufacturer.
  • National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines On your iPhone/iPod Touch or Android, download the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) for access anywhere and at anytime. You must become a registered user on the web site (no charge assessed) to be able to install the guidelines.
  • National Library of Medicine's Gallery of Mobile Apps and Sites Apps available for AIDSinfo Mobile, DailyMed, Drug Information Portal Mobile, Health Hotlines, Pubmed Mobile, MedlinePlus Mobile, Reunite, TOXNET Mobile, and more.
  • Orange Book Express Available through Apple's App Store or Google Play.
  • OTC Guide Updated annually from pharmacist survey results, by Pharmacy Times trade magazine and U.S. News and World Report. Recommendations are available in fourteen therapeutic categories. Available for iPads, iPhones, and Android devices.
  • Pharmacist's Letter Download for free from the AppStore for Apple mobile devices. Smartphones with other OS: Via your smartphone's web browser, go to
  • Pharmacy Lab Values Available for Android OS, includes over 150 lab values that are frequently used by medical professionals.
  • Plumb's Veterinary Drugs Free 12-month subscription available to all Doctor of Pharmacy students to Plumb's Veterinary Drugs for installation on their mobile devices and tablets.
  • Pneumotox Database of drugs that may damage the respiratory system and clinical or radiological patterns of involvement.
  • Pocket Pharmacist Featuring drug information on 1,700+ drugs, an interaction check, and medication reminder. For iOS only.
  • Practice Guideline Mobile Apps or downloadable files for mobile devices. Page is maintained by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
  • RxShortages Created by Mick Schroeder, PharmD, this app is available for the iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. Includes drug shortage data compiled by both the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP) and FDA. Users can quickly browse drugs by name to determine current and resolved shortages and unavailable drugs.
  • Skyscape Medical Resources Available for Android and iOS platforms, includes four free mHealth apps: RxDrugs, with comprehensive information on thousands of brands and generics, with interactions (including multi-drug analyzer tool), pill images and over 400 integrated dosing calculators; Archimedes, a medical calculator with more than 200 interactive tools, organized by specialty; Outlines in Clinical Medicine, an evidence-based clinical information on hundreds of diseases and symptom-related topics, presented in convenient outline format; and MedAlert, that provides alerts with in-context and specialty-focused journal summaries, trial results, breaking clinical news, drug alerts and other information, fully integrated with the app's global search and SmartLink.

Productivity Tools

  • Docphin Provides a clickable menu to read the latest articles from your favorite subscribed journals, in a magazine format. A feed automatically updates with the latest articles from your subscribed journals and provides easy, one-click viewing and storage of the PDF files. For iOS, Android, or over the web.
  • Dropbox Use DropBox for all your cloud computing needs-- any file you save to your Dropbox will automatically save to all your computers, your iPhone or iPad, and even the Dropbox website.
  • Evernote Another app that allows you to cloud compute, access and read PDF documents, saved notes, and images on any computing device.
  • Feedly An RSS reader, comparable to Google Reader, that runs on iOS 4.3 or later.
  • Medical Radio Listen to a live stream of ReachMD's satellite radio channel on XM 167 or access over 5,000 searchable podcasts, updated weekly, featuring medical information, conversation, and education. Look up programming by specialty or browse content from a list of programming series, including latest updates from the FDA and CDC.
  • MedPage Today Provides updates with breaking medical news, comprehensive drug information, audio and video reports, with daily coverage of over thirty medical specialties and annual coverage of over sixty meetings and symposia. Also available for the iPad.
  • Pharmacy Jobs mobile app by For iOS and Google OS.
  • Pharmacy Times CPE Pharmacy Times mobile provides information on the publication's latest Continuing Education lesson, keeps track of credits earned, and sends reminders to print certificates after program completion.
  • Read by QxMD Read your favorite journals on your phone in magazine format. A feed automatically updates with the latest articles from your subscribed journals and provides easy, one-click viewing and storage of the PDF files. For iOS and Android.

mobileHealth Sites and Articles

Patient Apps

  • First Aid App created by the American Red Cross, that runs on Android devices and iPhones running iOS 4.2 or later. Provides first aid step-by-step instructions for everyday emergencies, safety tips, videos, and interactive quizzes.
  • Mango Health A medication manager and pill reminder that identifies possible drug, supplement, & food interactions. Requires iOS 5.0 or later and is compatible with the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch only. Optimized for iPhone 5.
  • MediSafe Project Available for iOS, running 4.3 or later, and Android devices, the app provides a medication compliance program for patients that has the capability to identify for supportive families, friends and caretakers when patients have taken medication or be alerted when they did not. As of early 2013, an automated phone system also became available. Patients will be able to record medication doses via touchtone, and caretakers will be able to receive alerts via incoming, automated calls when patients appeared to have missed a dose. Available in seven languages.

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