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Mobile Apps: Home

A collection of helpful medical resources and apps optimized for use on a smartphone or mobile device.

Mobile Guide Overview

The majority of the products listed in this guide are available at no charge to you through the Sladen Library’s institutional subscription, or are freely available to the medical community. For library resources, please follow the set-up instructions to ensure proper access. 

Occasionally, a resource may charge a fee for the downloading of an app, or for adding additional features to a free app. The Sladen Library and Henry Ford Health are not responsible for any charges you may incur when purchasing mobile apps, or any charges inflicted by your data network.  


Click on the tabs along the top of the page to see the mobile resources in each category. 

UpToDate app
BoardVitals Mobile App
BrowZine mobile app
Micromedex app

Mobile Device Care Tips

Mobile Device Security Tips

The security of your mobile device, especially when used in healthcare, is of utmost importance. Here are some simple safeguards to help ensure the security of your device and the data on it.

  • Enable the auto-lock feature on your device
  • Enable password protection
  • Only connect to known, secure Wi-Fi networks
  • Keep device software up to date
  • Only buy apps from trusted sources (apps stores)
  • Back-up your data regularly
  • Don't use auto-complete functions that remember usernames and passwords
  • Enable remote wipe incase your phone is lost or stolen

Sladen Librarian

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JoAnn Krzeminski
Sladen Library, K-17
Henry Ford Hospital
2799 W. Grand Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48202