Free SOAP or Patient Tracker for PALM?

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  1. tennesseejed

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    Does anybody know of some free or extremely good software for tracking patients? I would like to use my palm more (tx) but need a better means of tracking my patients.
     
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  3. ramonaquimby

    ramonaquimby I'm a PGY3?! WHAT?!

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    i have been wanting the same thing!! i'd even be willing to pay a couple of bucks for it. hoepfuly we get some replies! :)
     
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    http://www.erecordsystem.com/

    check this one out. it's pretty easy to use and has lots of options, i believe you can configure it to your preferences as well.

    J
     
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    Back in residency, I tried them all. The only one that I liked well enough to use it for any length of time was WardWatch: http://www.watch.aust.com/pilot/wardwatch/default.htm

    It won't write your notes for you, but it's a great "scut manager," which is really all you need.
     
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    A couple that I've downloaded, but not used yet:

    My PDA Census

    My patients

    It just seems to take longer to turn on the Palm, navigate & open the program, than to shuffle through 3 pages of papers to find the lab values I need. Of course, I'm only taking care of 3 patients at a time.
     
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    This one looks really good. Almost exactly what I want. I will give it try tomorrow.
     
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    please let us know your thoughts after you use it a bit.
     
  9. WannabeOrtho

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    I have a question related. When taking the USMLE Step 3 I believe it is that you do a history, and do notes on patients. Can you use a PDA?
     
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    Hi there,
    The answer to your question is, "No". You use your brain and a computer provided by the testing company.
    njbmd :)
     
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    This looks great...my only concern is HIPPA...not that I lie awake thinking about HIPPA, but I know we aren't supposed to take patient info out of the hospital. I'm well aware of the piles of ratty patient tracker sheets that travel back and forth in white coats every day...but has anyone ever gotten busted for things like that?
     

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