Top Mobile Apps for Radiology

July 18, 2013

Mobile apps are helping radiologists view and share images, collaborate with other physicians, and review files. Here are several must-have radiology apps.

The market for mobile health care services, like smartphone and tablet apps, is expected to swell to $26 billion globally by 2017.Apps have become nearly ubiquitous with helping guide consumers to healthy lifestyles by tracking exercise regimes and daily calorie intake. But they’re also appealing to healthcare providers looking for more efficient daily routines including allowing radiologists to view and share images. About 15 percent of mobile health apps are designed for healthcare professionals according a report by research2guidance.Radiologists are quickly adopting mobile apps to view and share images, collaborate with other physicians, and review files and databases.We combed through best-of lists and consulted experts in search of the apps that every radiologist should consider downloading. Here are eight must-haves.Did we miss one? Tell us your favorite in the comments section below.For more on these apps:OsiriXMobile-MIMDoximityRadiology 2.0: One Night in the EDEpocrates CMEGoodreaderPapersRadiopaediaSources: Asim F. Choudhri, MD, iMedicalApps.com, Garry Choy, MDCheck out our updated top apps here.