We've updated our must-have mobile app list for radiologists.
The mobile app market is booming, and whether you’re a patient or a physician, it’s time to take note.Healthcare applications are expected to reach 500 million people in 2015, according to research2guidance, who published the “Global Mobile Health Market Report 2013-2017” study. The study indicates that 43 percent of mobile health applications are primarily designed for healthcare professionals.“Our findings indicate that the long-expected mobile revolution in healthcare is set to happen. Both healthcare providers and consumers are embracing smartphones as a means to improving healthcare,” Ralf-Gordon Jahns, head of research at research2guidance, said in an article.In 2013, we consulted popularity lists and expert testimonials to gather the most popular and useful apps for radiologists. We did this again for 2014 and came up with some new contenders.Did we miss one? Tell us your favorite in the comments section below.Â Apps highlighted are:Diagnostic RadiologyThe Radiology AssistantiRadiologyCTisus iQuizRad-RxRealworld RadiologyRadU
We consulted popularity lists and expert testimonials to gather the most popular and useful apps for radiologists.
Diagnostic Radiology: Available in a free “trial” edition, or for $44.99 from the iTunes store. This app is an interactive book with annotated, real clinical data sets that illustrate key concepts of abdominal anatomy and pathology. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
The Radiology Assistant: Available for $7.32 from Google Play. This app is an imaging reference with more than 90 articles (and frequently updated content) from expert radiologists. Compatible with Android 3.0 and up.
iRadiology: Available for free from iTunes. This app offers a quick review of over 500 unique images demonstrating classic radiological findings of a multitude of abnormalities.
CTisus iQuiz: Available for free from iTunes. This app is a quiz format that provides latest innovation in CT education.
Rad-Rx: Available for free from Google Play. This app is a simple program that provides quick access to algorithms for the treatment of allergic responses to intravenous contrast. Also has advice on contrast dosage and administration in patients with renal insufficiency.
Realworld Radiology: Available for $2.99 from iTunes. This app is a guide to the basics of thoracic imaging.