My Health Checklist 2012 is an iPhone/iPad App that provides patients evidence-based recommendations on preventive health measures. Developed by a Preventive Medicine Physician, it identifies and includes recommendations from United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). The price is $2.99.
The interface is simple to use. For general recommendations, put in your age/gender (or use this app look up information for others.)
View a scrollable list of recommendations:
Click the arrow to get more information on any topic. This same information can be searched for on the A-Z Topic list on the opening screen.
AHRQ ePSS for iPad/iPhone or Android was developed by the US Dept of Health and Human Services Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to assist primary care physicians identify the screening, counseling, and preventive medication services appropriate for their patients. USPSTF recommendations are searchable by patient characteristics and risk factors. This app is free.
The opening screen offers a variety of options. Choose Browse to see an alphabeical list of topics, sortable by type. To see recommendations for a specific patient, choose Search.
Search screen and results:
Click on “>” for more information about each recommendation:
A list of tools and handouts is also available.