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Mobile Apps





AHRQ ePSS  (free app available through i-Tunes & Google play store) 

This downloadable app, provided by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, focuses on screening tools, counseling and preventive guidelines for patients.  Many screening tools are included in the full-text.

Access Medicine 



The AccessMedicine App is available to users at institutions with an unlimited site license. For download and continued access to the app, the user must have an active My Access account and sign in every 90 days through your institution, either on-site or through a VPN.

1. Navigate to the AccessMedicine homepage.

2. Click on your institution’s name inside the drop-down box in the upper right-hand corner of any page. Once there, click on “Create a Free Personal Account.”

3. A new window will appear. Click on the “Don’t have a MyAccess account” link.

4. Fill in the registration form under the heading, “Create a MyAccess Account.”

5. Press the CREATE ACCOUNT button and you’re ready to enjoy the benefits of having a My Access account. (To keep your MyAccess account active, you must sign in every 90 days through your institution, either on-site 


iPhone/iPad/iPad iPad/iPhone App

 AndroidGoogle Play/ Android  App

Access Surgery 

First create an account from a baystate PC or laptop at Access Surgery.  Then login to the mobile site with your new login/pswd  

3M™ Littmann® SoundBuilder

 The 3M™ Littmann® SoundBuilder  (free app available through i-Tunes) 

 This App is a learning tool designed to help improve the auscultation skills of students and practicing clinicians. There are 14 unique lessons - based upon key heart sounds - that combine text, a virtual mannequin, 3D cardiac animation and dynamic waveforms. 

iPad/iPhone App


 BMJ Best Practice 


Answer all of your clinical questions even when offline.

The new BMJ Best Practice app has been shown to make finding clinical answers faster, easier, and more accessible. This means your users can focus on treating patients or developing their knowledge, anytime anywhere.

Download PDF instructions here





BrowZine is an app for tablets and smartphones that delivers and lets you browse, read, and save articles from thousands of the library's journals in one newsstand. BrowZine is compatible with iOS and Android tablets and smartphones. BrowZine can also be used on your laptop or computer as BrowZine Web. To use BrowZine on your laptop or personal computer, simply bookmark and go to:

Click here for  detailed instructions 

CASP (Critical Appraisal Skills Programme)


CASP (Critical Appraisal Skills Programme) offers a convenient way to evaluate the quality and validity of a study by answering a series of questions about the methods used. This app includes an evidence-based medicine glossary and calculators, such as number needed to treat (NNT).

For more information, read the review on iMedicalApps


Citrix Receiver 

 Available in the App Store for your iPad/iPhone.

 Download PDF instructions here.


Clinical Key

Log in to ClinicalKey from your mobile device even if you’re not at your institution.  First create a personal account.

  1. Go to from within your institution.
  2. Click the “Register” link in the top right.
  3. Enter your data.  Your email address will be your username.
  4. Confirm your password by re-entering it.


  ebscohost from   

Ebsco also offers an app for accessing EBSCOhost from your iPhone, Android smartphones and tablets. (not available for iPad)  

    • Open Ebsco Database (within baystate only)
    • Scroll to bottom of page and click on: EBSCOhost iPhone/iPod Touch Application  and follow directions.


See tutorial      

 Epocrates Rx

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Easy to use drug reference resource.  Paid versions of the Epocrates mobile apps include disease information as well.   (free app available through i-Tunes & Google play store) 

iPhone/iPad App
Andoid App


  evernote from

Evernote is an application that is utilized extensively by the editors at iMedicalApps. It is a tremendous resource for storing PDF files, and more importantly — keeping track of all of your medical notes.  You can even add other Evernote users’ medical notes.

More info on the iMedicalApps page:

*When using this app, please do not include sensitive information (PHI) in your notes because the information in this app is unencrypted and has the potential for unauthorized access. If you are looking for a cloud collaboration tool for sensitive information, please contact the Baystate Health IT Information Security Office for advice.

Mobile Medical App Reviews and Commentary by Medical Professionals.  Direct Access.      

Lexicom Online 

Lexicomp Mobile Apps are available for both iPhone and Android.  Follow this link for download instructions 

Quick reference guide 

The Micromedex® NeoFax® Essentials app for Apple devices is AVAILABLE for FREE from the iTunes® App Store for Micromedex customers who have a subscription to NeoFax. Customers can activate the app using the password included with the instructions below. For users who are not current NeoFax customers, the app will be available for a fee.

Simple instructions for installation


The Micromedex® Pediatrics Essentials app for Apple and Android™ devices is AVAILABLE for FREE from the iTunes® App Store or Google Play™ store for Micromedex customers who have a subscription to Pediatrics. Customers can activate the app using the password included with the instructions below. For users who are not current Pediatrics customers, the app will be available for a fee. 

Simple instructions for installation

iPhone/iPad/iPad Android

Omnio™ is the electronic black bag that holds all your favorite medical must-haves in one place, just one tap away. 

Here's what you get with Omnio:

• Drug Guide

• Medical Calculator Suite

• Essential free resources from trusted sources

• Curated news and ideas for your specialty and profession

Download free OMNIO app from the App Store 


OvidToday, an easy-to-use app for your library’s Ovid-subscribed journals, is aimed at providing you and your users with the latest and most-relevant content. This app - available for iPad® and Android™ devices - offers instant access to browse through your institution’s Ovid journals - including multiple issues and Publish Ahead of Print. Plus, users can read or save PDF articles.

Download Instructions for both Android and Apple devices.  or scan QR code

PsychiatryOnline Mobile Solution

This technology allows users to “pair” their smartphone or tablet to our institutional subscription.

Once paired, a user can access POL from their mobile device whenever and wherever there is an Internet connection available. Device pairings expire after 90 days, but can be “re-paired” at that time.

Download the Mobile Device Pairing Guide. 

***Not an App.

Rosetta Stone 

Whether you are a current online subscriber or trying out Rosetta Stone for the first time, this free app is available for download at the following locations:


Google Play 

For App detailed instructions click on: Rosetta Stone Language Training Mobile Application Guide

Request Rosetta Stone  



  1. Access your STAT!Ref subscription as you would normally.
  2. Once you are logged on, click the "My Stat!Ref" link in the upper right corner of the webpage.  
  3. Sign into Your STAT!Ref Preferences Account OR if you do not have a "Your Preferences" account you can set up your account by simply entering your name, state, phone number, e-mail address and a password.   NOTE: ALL end-users will need to set up their own individual Preferences Account to download the app.  
  4. Click on the Temporary Login Account Tab to activate the account.  NOTE: This is a "temporary login" is set for 90 days, at which time users will need "reactivate" the account.   
  5. To reactivate, just click the Activate/ Renew Button on the Temporary Login Account.  NOTE: We can change the number of days your account needs to reactivate from 90 to something greater if you would like.

Once you have set up a username and password via the My Stat!Re Account, just download the Free APP and then log on using the same u/n and p/w.

 iPhone/iPad/iPad AndroidBlackberry  

For more information on STAT!Ref Mobile Access click here

UpToDate Anywhere 






  1. From a Baystate PC, go to the Library Website and click on "UpToDate" (under selected resources)
  2. Click on login/register on top right side of page
  3. Create a new account by filling the text fields on the right half of the page. Remember the user  name and password that you create.
  4. On your mobile device, download the UpToDate app via the App Store (for iPhone and iPad) or   
     the Google Play Store (for Android devices).        

Open the app and log in with the user name and password that you just created.


Registered users will also accrue CME Credits.   Learn how to submit CME credits here:

Important! Please note that UpToDate Anywhere accounts expire after 30 days unless you connect to UpToDate through the Baystate CIS Portal or while on campus. Every time you connect through the portal or on campus the account is reset for another 30 days automatically.

 PDF Instructions





 iPhone/iPad/iPadAndroidWindows Phone