Here is a list of 4 free iPhone apps to maintain personal health record on the go. You just have to get yourself registered with these apps in order to use the features. These apps let you keep record of everything related to health like allergies, health conditions, medical problems, appointments, reports, medicines, and much more.
You can share your health record with your doctor or anyone else. It can prove to be really helpful in situations when you are at some new place for vacations or any other purpose and you have forgotten your medical documents at home. In that case, you can use these apps to show your medical history to doctors and get the right medicine.
1. OnPatient Personal Health Record:
The first iPhone app to maintain personal health record is OnPatient Health Record. This app provides you with a wide area of choice for maintaining your personal health record. In the beginning, you have to create a profile. It is optional to create the profile but its advised to do so for future convenience. After building the profile, you can enter details regarding your health across different categories. The categories are: Ongoing Problems, Active Allergies, Medications, Labs, and Appointments.
The app lets you create albums for keeping images of your real medical documents, prescriptions, medicine bottles etc. There is one unique feature about the app which lets you set the timer (Between 5 minutes to 45 minutes) for auto-lock. If the app is left idle for the specified time interval, then app requires password from user to log-in. It eventually prevents any kind of unauthorized access to your medical record.
2. Microsoft HealthVault:
The next personal health record app is Microsoft HealthVault. You can use this app to keep health record of multiple users. For each user, all the health details are divided into 4 main categories: Health Info, Measurements, Trackers, and Contacts. You can also add the Family History about any particular health problem using this app. The Measurements section is for storing your Blood Glucose, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Height, and Weight. The Trackers section is for keeping a track of your Dietary Intake, Emotional State, Exercise, Medication Usage, and Sleep Journal.
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3. FollowMyHealth Mobile:
The next app in the list is the official health record app from FollowMyHealth, hence you are required to have an existing account on their website to use this app. This app has 6 sections: Inbox, My Health, Appointments, RxRenewal, Providers, and Health Journal. The My Health section is the main part of the app where you can keep a record of all your health problems like Conditions, Procedures, Medicines, Allergies, Vaccines, Documents, etc. The app has one interesting section called Health Journal where you can make notes about anything like any appointment, prescription etc.
4. Health Tracker & Manager By ConstantMD:
The final health record keeping app in the list is from ConstantMD. To use this app, you are required to have an account with the ConstantMD website. You can add normal health problems related details that all the above mentioned apps were letting you add. Apart from this the app also lets you keep record of Blood Pressure, Pulse Records, Weight Records, Blood Sugar, Radiology Records, Food Intake Records, Physical Activity, Symptom Tracker, Diabetes, and Immunization Record. The app has a unique feature called Reminder Management using which you can set reminders for anything like your appointment with physician, time for taking medicine, exercise time etc.
This completes my list of 4 free iPhone apps to maintain personal health record. Checkout these apps to carry your medical details and reports everywhere without carrying any other bulky files or covers. Just try them out and do mention about the app which impressed you the most.