ActiveSync on iphone & PDA

New directions on configuring a mobile device with ActiveSync are now available on the LSUHSC Intranet:



From Jott, a personal note transcriber which records speech into text, to MIM, an application which explores 3-D models of the human body, check out the top 10 science applications for iPhone, via Seed magazine.

Your iPhone prescription starts here

From Duke University Library via Wired news :a list of medical applications on iPhone.

Some they don’t mention: a Food Information Database and a free application called iFlipr (http://iflipr.com/) that allows creation of your own flashcards.

A full list of all applications for the iPhone can be found in the iTunes Store (note: this link opens the iTunes Store, so you must have iTunes on your computer for this link to work.)

Go Mobile guide available

PDA medical software provider Epocrates has produced a healthcare professional’s guide to choosing and using a mobile device. Although this guide is produced by a company that is trying to sell you something, it is still a decent introduction to mobile devices and the various jargon associated with them.

Epocrates Go Mobile: http://www.epocrates.com/gomobile/?cid=INGOMOBILE

For a list of free software from LSUHSC for your mobile device, check out our PDA Resource Guide: http://www.lsuhsc.edu/no/library/resources/guides/pdalsu.html

Dental applications for iPhone

Planet DDS, a provider of web-based dental software, has recently created an interface with the iPhone, Medical iPhone blog reports. Denticon Web-Based Practice Management on iPhone has capabilities for scheduling, records management, insurance billing, digital radiography, and more.

Dynamed now available for iPhone & BlackBerry


Dynamed, the point-of-care reference designed to provide the best available evidence to support clinical decision-making, is now available for iPhone and BlackBerry. Interested LSUHSC users with these mobile devices should contact MKNAPP@LSUHSC.EDU for a Dynamed serial number & detailed directions.

Here’s the press release from EbscoHost:

We are pleased to announce that accessing DynaMed is more convenient than ever, now that we have expanded the list of PDAs supported by DynaMed, to include:

Pocket PC
Windows Smartphone

For details on the compatible PDAs, such as models and technical specifications, please review this information:



iCan’t believe it

If you have an iPhone you’ll be pleased to know that Epocrates Online has released a free web-based drug reference that’s optimized for iPhone and iPod touch devices. Just point your Safari browser to the following url to access over 3300 drug monographs (Note: you may be prompted to register with Epocrates):


Currently there’s not much medical software available for iPhone/iTouch. In fact, Apple only recently announced that they would allow developers to create iPhone software in early 2008. However, you can always use the Safari browser on your iPhone to access the many medical databases we have available online, just like on a computer.