Mobile Apps for Health Sciences


You have the full access to these apps for free because the University of Ottawa has a subscription to these resources.  If you have any questions or need help to install any of these apps on your device, do not hesitate to contact us.  


Isabel (mobile website)

Isabel is a validated medical app that enables you to search for diagnoses by multiple signs and symptoms.


To obtain the institutional ID and password, you will need to access Isabel and click on the mobile access tab.

On your device go to:, save the shortcut to your home screen. Click on the icon – select ‘login’ and enter your institutional  ID and password, check ‘remember me’ to save login details.

Access Medicine

AccessMedicineApple logoAndroid logo

The AccessMedicine app delivers indispensable support and invaluable point of care solutions for clinical practice through these mobile features: Quick Medical Dx & Rx, Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas of Clinical Dermatology, Differential Diagnosis Tool and Diagnostic Tests.


For download and continued access to the app, the user must have an active My Access account and sign in every 90 days through your institution, either on-site or through a VPN.

Sign up for a My Access account today by logging into your subscription and clicking on your institution name in the upper right hand corner.

Diagnosis - Other Resources


iTriage Apple logoAndroid logo

Price: FREE

Created by two ER doctors, iTriage gives you quick access to a huge healthcare & medical database in your pocket.


Diagnosaurus DDxApple logoAndroid logo

Price: FREE*

This quick-reference tool helps healthcare professionals perform differential diagnosis with speed and confidence at the point of care.

*In-App purchases


Prognosis: Your DiagnosisApple logoAndroid logo

Price: FREE

Test out your decision making skills in a risk-free environment. Assess your clinical knowledge on the go. Learn about diseases within minutes.

JAMA Network Challenge

JAMA Network ChallengeApple logoAndroid logo

Price: FREE

The JAMA Network Challenge is a fun, challenging way to hone your diagnostic and management skills using case reports and images from across The JAMA Network®.

You will need to create a free account.


OnExamApple logoAndroid logo

Price: FREE

OnExam is a convenient way to refresh clinical skills on the fly. It's designed for medical students, residents, attendings, nurses, and all other health care personnel who perform clinical assessments.

The program is divided by major system and includes over 150 special tests.

Please note that prices may vary at any time.