These mobile apps provide tools to record medication details and reminders, first aid instructions, step-by-step recovery guides, and other topics of concern for you and your patient.
These mobile apps provide the capacity for recording medication details, medication reminders, first aid instructions, step-by-step recovery guides, and other topics of concern for you and your patient. Scroll through the slides for descriptions and links to each app.
The Make an Impact on Neurological Disorders (MIND) app offers art, music, and dance activities. It is intended for people with neurological disorders such as Alzheimer disease, Parkinson disease, essential tremor, stroke, and traumatic brain injury. There’s a virtual art gallery with well-known masterpieces, including Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa.Users can create their own art masterpiece and compose their own music. They can play games, watch dance and exercise videos, and listen to music from different countries. In addition, the app provides topics of discussion. Scientific content created by GE Healthcare, physicians, and art and dance therapists Available in English, French, Spanish. Platform: iPAD only. Cost: Free. https://itunes.apple.com/app/ge-mind/id799194074.
Created by the Epilepsy Society, the Epilepsy Toolkit includes a seizure diary, export function for emailing the diary to providers, My Medication for recording medication details, medication reminders, first aid instructions, step-by-step recovery guide, and About Me pages for recording personal and provider details, as well as diagnostic and testing information. The app also has a reminder function with an audio record function that patients can use to record questions they would like to ask providers. Cost: Free. PlatformS: iOS, Android.
Created by the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) in partnership with @Point of Care, My MS Manager is a self-care app designed to be a one-stop shop to improve MS management. Intended for people with MS, as well as their care partners. Features allow users to track disease activity and adverse effects, store medical information, and generate charts and reports about treatments, moods, and symptoms. The app also has links to educational materials, and it allows users to share reports with providers. Available in English only. Cost: Free. Platforms: iOS, Android.
Migraine Buddy allows users to keep headache diaries and track migraine symptoms. The app helps patients identify triggers, symptoms, frequency, duration, pain intensity, and location. Patients can use the app to keep track of their medications and other lifestyle factors. It also features automatic tracking of pressure, weather, and sleep, and a “buddy” feature for sharing migraine status with other app users. Available in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish. Cost: Free. Platforms: iOS, Android.