There are so many apps out there for smartphones, tablets, and other devices. It can be difficult to figure out which ones are worth your money and memory space. We hand selected the best apps we think that the IHP community will like and use. Use the tabs on the left to find apps according to your needs/program. Keep reading below for things to consider when selecting apps.
Have a favorite app that's not here, or want us to find you one? Let us know with an email to firstname.lastname@example.org!
Apps recommended by IHP faculty are marked with an asterisk(*).
Please note, listed app prices may be out of date due to price fluctuations and sales. Always double check the current price before purchasing an app.
Not all apps are compatible with all versions of device operating systems. Pay close attention to which version of Android or iOS is needed to run an app that you want. You may need to update your device before it will work. Currently, this guide only covers apps for Apple (iOS) and Android devices. Do you use a different device and need help finding apps? Let us know at email@example.com.
What criteria do you measure when deciding to download an app?
We think that a great app should:
Some features to look for in an app are:
Why pay for an app when you can get one for free? While there are numerous high quality free apps available, keep in mind that many of them are supported by ads and lack tech support. Paid apps (usually) have no ads and responsive tech support.
Additionally, you may need a subscription to access content in some apps.
When choosing an app, please keep in mind:
Always take HIPPA into consideration when choosing an app to work with patient data.
Whichever mobile device you have, it has an accompanying "store" where you can search for apps and purchase them. There are also alternative tools for searching for apps if you don't like the way search works in your store or want more features and reviews to help you make your decision. Try some of these tools: