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HealthTap for Android

By HealthTap Free Editors' Rating

Editors' Review

Download.com Staff May 31, 2014

HealthTap connects you with over 50,000 licensed, U.S.-based doctors whom you can ask questions about diseases, medication, procedures, and any other medical topics you can think of. This Q&A-based app and its vibrant network are ad-free.

Pros

Dynamic and engaging: Unlike other health apps that merely feature a medical database, HealthTap provides a more dynamic experience, bringing you personalized answers from reputable specialists. It can be especially useful for solving dilemmas relevant to diagnosis or treatment.

Informative feed: One of the main features is a feed through which you can follow your preferred topics and favorite doctors and view the latest relevant questions and answers. If you want to learn more about a condition or discover what treatment methods top doctors recommend, this feed provides more insight than Wikipedia or any other Web site, because it draws on the personal experience of doctors and patients.

Good-looking and easy to use: The streamlined interface packs a lot of features behind a collapsible menu, including tips for healthy living, a search tool for finding doctors, and a great Symptoms checker that features a fullscreen model of a male and female and enables you to narrow down symptoms by selecting the affected body part. Another fantastic feature is the ability to upload medical files and discuss them with doctors.

Cons

Lengthy registration: Before you can use this app effectively, you must go through a long and rather specific registration process that requires quite a lot of details about you. While completing it is not mandatory, you kind of have to do it, if you expect relevant answers.

Bottom Line

Social, engaging, and informative, HealthTap stands out as a great medical app. Whether you're a patient, doctor, or just the average health-conscious person who wants to know more about your body and live healthily, you should try this app. You'll love it.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 4

General

Date Added April 22, 2014
Version 4

Operating Systems

Additional Requirements None

Popularity

Total Downloads 38
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Developer's Description

HealthTap gives you answers and tips from 50,000 U.S. doctors. No waiting room. Free! FEATURES:
  • Get fast, free, trustworthy health answers and healthy tips on any symptom, condition, medication, health concern, or even wellness topics from over 50,000 of the best U.S.-licensed doctors from the comfort of your mobile device.
  • Get useful, beautiful daily healthy tips on a variety of healthy living and health topics written for you by the world's best doctors at no cost to you!
  • Access health information that's current and vetted with your own personalized, relevant feed that's always up-to-date.
  • Get a free second, third or 10th opinion! with multiple answers from over 50,000 trusted physicians in 137 specialties.
  • Store health information and share privately and securely with doctors of your choice. Easily store and securely and privately share scans, images and other
  • health related documents with the best doctors directly.
  • Find the best doctors for you, and schedule a time to see them in person right from the app! We have more than 1.2 million doctors in the deepest and most comprehensive mobile doctor directory.
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