Medscape is the leading online destination for physicians and healthcare
professionals worldwide. Designed to provide a personalized experience, the
Medscape app offers the latest medical news and expert commentary in your
specialty as well as drug and disease information, relevant profe...
I want to be clear
I am like this app a lot, but there are some things that are holding me back from using it daily. In my previous review I mentioned that there was no way to send articles via text message and there was no way to save articles for later. A developer responded that there was a way to save articles for later, which is true except in certain circumstances. If you search for an article or click on any article after opening the app, you can save it for later. However, if you get push notification about a story that you might like and you click on it, it does not give you the option to save it for later. I would use this app much more frequently if these two features were in it. I currently almost don’t use it at all because I can’t share through text message. Other than that it’s a great resource and I hope it continues to improve in the future
Great resource but I would like to make one suggestion: make the “save” feature available whenever you view an article. As it stands now if there is an article I’d like to save (after clicking on the link on the homepage for example) I have to go to search then News filter, type in the article name, then click on the article, and then the share icon in the top right hand corner is available to save to favorites. And if there’s a link in the article itself you have to repeat the whole process. It’s very time consuming so please change this feature. Thank you!
Ads have become completely intrusive.
I used Medscape throughout medical school and it quickly became my go to resource. I’ve used essentially ever major medical app and this was hands down my favorite. Now the app will not allow a section of text to be ad free. I’ll scroll down while reading and a new ad will insert itself between the text. This is exceptionally distracting and interrupts reading. Why can’t they just keep the ad banners down at the bottom? There is already one there anyway? I probably will be uninstalling Medscape, which is very disheartening because I’ve been using it for so long. In their quest for ad space they have lost someone to advertise to, and I’ve lost a great resource. There’s no winners in this scenario. It was a good run while it lasted and I’ll always be appreciative towards the app, but I can no longer support it.
Medical Rotations Life Saver
As an MS-3 on the cusp of wrapping up my third year, I have to say this was my GO TO reference source for clinical rotations. A lot of people will say resources like UpToDate and Epocrates are the gold standards, and while they are incredible, neither possesses the ease of use, scope of information, or clinical tools that this app has. I have a paid subscription to those other sources through my school, but this is essentially the only reference I use and it’s completely free for anyone. I would 100% recommend this app to anyone and you better believe I won’t be without it next year, as a resident, or as an attending.
Long Time Invaluable Resource
After 15 years as a Mental Health Clinically Designated Interventionist I returned to 4 years of Nursing school. Now, 10 years later, my professional focus has shifted but not my ‘go to’ resource! Medscape has remained an invaluable resource for both maintaining CEU as well as cogent and valuable contemporary research articles. Research presentations are so well vetted that they can be shared with colleagues as well as patient/clients. Thanks Medscape for being a long term friend
Our goto medical reference; prescribed and preferred by docs
Our doctor friend referred us to it many years ago. Then I set up an account. Since then I haven’t met a doc who doesn’t frequently refer to it and approve of it—not only for authoritative information but also (for docs, anyway) entertaining news. (I’m not sophisticated enough to get entertainment from obtuse medical journals. 🤓) Anyway, it’s handy to be able to find anything and everything medical in one easy place. Now I can often know not only what but why.
People should stop whining!
I have used MANY apps and this is one of the best. If there is subscription, people complaint. If there is Ad, people complaint. So how do they make money while you are making money by using the app? C’mon people, nothing is free. Medscape is great in a way to keep it free and accessible for all of you “health care professionals”. If you want subscriptions, buy lexicomp. Message to the developers, thanks for making it an helpful app and Free. I am pretty sure alot of people dont mind the ads as long as it not too distracting.
Ads make it very annoying!
I first downloaded Medscape when I was a medical student. I have used it many times in the past, but now I tend to open the app as a last resource. Why? Because of the annoying ads! I’m thinking about paying an uptodate subscription and say farewell to MedScape for good if they don’t remove the ads. We are medical professionals seeking information for the good of our patients, not to pass the time because we are bored. I hope that clarifies my disappointment and reminds you of the purpose of this app and any other source of medical information. At least come with a solution like an advertisement-free version that is not free...
Usefulness of the app has suffered greatly
1. The app has been valuable because of accurate and extensive information. But the app cannot be used efficiently with the presence of excessive and advertising. 2. The app presented valuable information quickly to both lay users and medical professionals. With the hands, the app seems unprofessional and could easily be taken by Lee persons as a website primarily intended to sell medical products. You have greatly cheapens the app. 3. If you need to monetize the app, then consider an ad free version that professionals in the interested lake people could pay a reasonable fee for as an in app purchase.
A must-have app; can be better
I am a medical student and I use Medscape on a daily basis; it’s the quickest and best way to look up or check medical terms. Lots of functionality. Great. Please update the app to have multi-task and split-screen/overlay on iPadOS. It’s very important for me to simultaneously take notes or to have my reference book besides Medscape and see both. Also being able to have multiple windows is really useful. Thanks
The ADS! Hate it!
Edit: Still can’t deal with the ads, now it’s on the bottom of the green and five times randomly in the text. I don’t use Medscape as frequently as I used to but it still remains an annoyance. Once again, I’d pay for an ad free experience. I love Medscape and I use it daily but I cannot deal with the ads anymore. They are intrusive and so irritating. I'll gladly pay a fee to use this app without the ads. It's taking me a lot longer to find the info I need in a hurry because of these adverts. Won't someone think of the healthcare professionals??
Poor icon appearance
Iphone 6s+ The app is very good and helpful for me it became better after your updates. The only thing is fhe icon appearance which its color was changed (haze), after openning the app, its color return to normal. Please fix it Thank you
A bit of bug maintenance overdue
I tapped on developer support instead of writing a review because reviews are sometimes unfair, but the link didn’t work. The reason I am trying to reach the developer is because the notifications are currently worthless. When you click them and it brings you to the MEDSCAPE app, it never brings you to the story/info from the notification. Those notifications are what interest the readers and remind that the MEDSCAPE app exists and they. have been broken for quite a while.
Wonderful app...destroyed by ad barrage
I love this app, i have used it almost every day in clinical and hospital situations. It is updated daily and provides accurate information. The only con to this app is the near constant barrage of ads when you are trying to actually read the wonderful information contained within. Every time you scroll to read the next paragraph blam you are hit with another bit of advertisement for some medication...
Updated - fixed (Keeps crashing)
Normally I love this app, but since the last update it crashes every single time I try to open it. Even tried deleting and reinstalling but not change. They need to fix this update big. —————————————————- Update: they fixed the bug! My #1 medical reference app again!
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