Infertility practitioners are increasingly turning to mobile applications (apps) to help improve patient care. Provider-facing apps range from reference to communication tools, to versions of the electronic health record. Infertility patients may use apps pretreatment to manage lifestyle factors, during treatment to manage medications and calendar appointments, and for message boards where they can share experiences, and seek or offer peer support. Our founder, Dr. Carol Lynn Curchoe’s, mini review on reproduction applications can be found in EMJ Repro Health. 2020;6:85-91.
Reproductive and fertility-focussed apps now aim to treat and diagnose disease, aid clinical decision-making, and manage patient care. and seek or offer peer support.