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Pharmacy: Mobile Apps & Websites: Free Healthcare Apps (General)

Free Apps for Healthcare Professionals

Apps for Healthcare Professionals

Select National Library of Medicine Apps (see their full gallery of apps/mobile websites)

    • PubMed for Handhelds: Offers multiple search options for searching PubMedPlatforms: Android, iOS (please note, PubMed for Handhelds will not allow you to link out to FLITE's subscription journals).
    • LactMed: Information regarding lactations and drugs; Platforms: Android, iOS

Select CDC Apps (see their full gallery of apps)

    • CDC Mobile App: "Health information at your finger tips - CDC 24/7"; Platforms: Android, iOS. Windows 8

Apps from US Govt. Agencies

    • Find a Health Center: From the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), this database assists with finding HRSA Health Centers that provide healthcare, even for the uninsured, and at rates based on income level: Platforms: Android, iOS
    • Electronic Preventive Services Selector (ePSS): "The ePSS application was developed to assist primary care clinicians identify the screening, counseling, and preventive medication services that are appropriate for their patients. The ePSS information is based on the current recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) and can be searched by specific patient characteristics, such as age, sex, and selected behavioral risk factors." Platforms: Android, iOS

Other Free Apps:

    • First Aid by American Red Cross: ARC first aid information at your fingertips, including preloaded content that does not require internet connection as well as full integration with 9-1-1 to call from app as needed
    • S.O.S.: American Red Cross app that provides step-by-step video narration for responding to various emergency situations.

Free Apps for Patients