5 Apps That Will Make You a Better Medical Assistant

Today’s technology can greatly enhance your efficiency, effectiveness and accuracy when it comes to job performance or exam preparation.  The trick is to find the platform and tool that makes the most sense to you and then actually use that tool.  The thing about technology and tools is that they are only as good as the person who developed the tool and the person who actually uses the tool.  So do some research on your own before downloading and installing any of these (or any other) applications for use at work or school.

Having searched the internet high and low, we found these favorite apps designed specifically to help users within and preparing for the Medical Assisting field.

Medical Assisting Pocket Guide By McGraw-Hill –
A true pocket guide this app provides access to medical abbreviations, billing & coding insurance tips, administrative and clinical skills, reference to anatomy, physiology and legal considerations.  Read more about this app on the Apple Store.

Platform – iPhone/iPad

Reviews – 3.5 Stars after 6 reviews

Cost – $9.99

Medical Assistant By Ion Citadel, LLC – This app is designed for Medical Assistants who are preparing for the CMA, CMAS or RMA exams.  It can also be used for medical assistants who just want to review, refine and sharpen their medical assisting skills.  Read more about this app here.

Platform – ios/iPhone/iPad

Reviews – 4.5 Stars after 54 reviews

Cost – $4.99

Medical Assisting Review McGraw-Hill By McGraw-Hill – Prepare for you Medical Assisting Certification with 2 full practice exams on this power packed little app!  The practice exams are based on Hill’s Medical Assisting Review 4th edition by Jahangir Moini. Read more about this app on the Apple Store.

Platform – ios/iPhone/iPad

Reviews – 3.5 Stars after 21 reviews

Cost – FREE

Med Term Mastery by Cengage Learning – Master medical terminology with this easy to use and fun app that includes an audio glossary, flash cards and word-building games.  Read more about this app here.

Platform – ios/iPhone/iPad

Reviews – 4.8 Stars after 15 reviews

Cost – FREE

Epocrates by Epocrates – Physcians all over the world use Epocrates in there daily routine to access information about prescription drugs, interactions between prescription drugs, national and regional healthcare insurance information and ID medications by Imprint Code. Read more about this app here.

Platform – ios/iPhone/iPad

Reviews – 3.3  Stars after 46,746 reviews

Cost – FREE *Advanced clinical tools and content is available on a subscription plan for medical professionals who need/want access to more information via this app.  The Essentials Subscription is available for $159.99 per year.

Medical Assiting Apps - Android | Centura College

Not to forget to our Android or Windows Phone friends, almost all of these apps are available in an Android Version and/or Windows Phone versions as well, or a comparable app that performs nearly the same functions.  You can find more apps like this here at Appcrwlr.com.

For more information about becoming a Medical Assistant and having a career in the health care field, or to speak with an admissions representative and apply for career training, contact Centura College today by visiting our Medical Assisting Webpage.  You can also learn more about Centura College at our Consumer Information Disclosure page, Your right to know.

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DISCLAIMER #1Centura College does not intentionally nor specifically endorse or support any specific mobile device application for use in the medical field.  Our goal in this article is provide the reader with information and inspiration to seek out and find applications and tools that help them in their career or career preparation activity that enhances their enjoyment and passion for the medical field.  You should use these and any other applications with care, caution, due diligence on your part and at your own risk.
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  • Beth S. Reply

    Thanks for providing such a nice article on medical apps. This will definitely help us in the medical profession.

    Keep up the great work, I have book marked this page and look forward to your future posts.

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    • Centura College Reply

      Hi Beth! Thanks for reading and the kind words in your comment!

      at 8:18 pm
  • Is Tech Making the Medical Assisting Field Better or Worse? Centura College | Centura College Reply

    […] Medical Applications (Apps) for Mobile Devices: With technology innovations and development moving towards mobile devices faster than ever before, it’s no wonder that mobile device applications have started to pop-up for the medical professionals that are comfortable with this technology.  You can see an entire list of 5 Apps That Will Make You a Better Medical Assistant in one our previous blog articles. […]

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