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Mobile Apps and Resources

This guide is intended to be a starting point for health care professionals and students looking for resources for mobile devices. If you have suggestions or questions, please contact me at

Free & Inexpensive Patient Information

App Information Device
Alberta Health Services
The AHS Health Care Locator shows hospitals, health care facilties, programs & services throughout Alberta. It includes real-time estimated wait times for Calgary, Edmonton, and Red Deer emergency departments and important contact information, including HealthLink, Poison Control (PADIS), Mental Health Help Line and Kids Help Phone. Free. Details at



MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's website for patients and their families. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in lay language. Free to access.



My Medical
My Medical is a comprehensive record-keeping app for medical information. It is available from the App Store for $3.99.


WebMD Mobile
WebMD Mobile provides consumers with reliable, timely, and accurate health information on the go. It includes the award-winnng WebMD Symptom Checker, a comprehensive drug, supplement and vitamin treatment database, as well as essential first aid information. Free to access.






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