On this page you'll find guidelines to develop mobile apps for the Medical Center. If you have questions, please email the mobile app team.
Are you sure an app is the way to go? Apps take a good deal of resources not only to build, but to maintain and support. In many cases a responsive website is a better solution. It is accessible by all mobile devices and enterprise support is already available through the VUMC web team. Development time is a fraction of developing a native app and changes can be made without having to redeploy through the app store. This web page was created using responsive design. Try shrinking your browser window and watch it adjust to various screen sizes.
Steps to creating a mobile app for Vanderbilt University Medical Center
* Vanderbilt University participates in the Apple iOS developer program. For commercial app development under the Standard Program contact Joseph Beard. For enterprise (internal-only) research-related apps contact Brain Rothman. For all other enterprise apps contact Travis Waters. iOS apps may only be submitted to Apple under the Vanderbilt University license.
All apps must meet these criteria:
Tips for making a successful app
Recent apps from Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Time and graph your contractions. View current heat index and lightning conditions.
Download BabyTime app from iTunes. CoachSmart will be available again in Fall 2013.
Create visual storyboards to help children ease anxiety about what comes next.
Download MyRoutine from iTunes (iPad only)
Drive a capsule through the stomach, colon or esophagus to find polyps, tumors and ulcers.
Download endoRobot from iTunes.