Read by QxMD

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About this app

'Read by QxMD' provides a single place to keep up with new medical & scientific research, read outstanding topic reviews and search PubMed.

Read's simple interface drives discovery and seamless access to the medical literature by reformatting it into a personalized digital journal.

Praise for Read:

5 stars: "Stellar. The future of medical literature review... This could be the best application to stay up-to-date in medicine since, well, UpToDate." - User Review

4¾ stars: "The Flipboard for medical journals has arrived" and among "...the most innovative medical apps"


- Get full text PDFs with one tap

- Keep up with the latest new research that will impact your practice

- Browse through 1000s of outstanding topic reviews

- Search millions of articles from PubMed and our database of outstanding topic reviews

- Read your favorite journals or browse article collections.

- Access full text through your university/institutional subscription or via open access publishers

- Share articles with colleagues over email, Twitter and Facebook

- Organize and review your personal collection of articles

Why did we build 'Read by QxMD'?

Health care professionals need to stay up to date on the latest medical research and topic reviews to provide optimal care. Unfortunately, the process of content discovery is broken with research artificially compartmentalized by publishers and hidden behind countless institutional pay walls.

At QxMD, we believe that knowledge translation– the process by which new knowledge is incorporated into clinical practice – is an important and unsolved challenge for our health care system. We hope that ‘Read by QxMD’ will be a part of the solution.

Seamless 1-tap access available hundreds of universities

Email to have this feature added for your university.

Title and MeSH Headings from MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

Founded by medical professionals, QxMD is dedicated to creating high quality point-of-care tools for practicing health care professionals.
Updated on
Feb 12, 2024

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
App info and performance
This app may collect these data types
Personal info, App info and performance, and Device or other IDs
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

2.32K reviews
Nik Haliasos
November 5, 2022
app is very good for medical teams seeking evidence. i would put 5/5 if one killer feature is implemented in a future release: as with many generic newsfeed readers, the user scrolls many records and only either clicks or stars the ones interested. In this app there is no way firstly to filter read/unread and secondly please add a very simple option in settings to mark as READ when we scroll through the list so we know which papers we have reviewed already.
4 people found this review helpful
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QxMD Medical Software Inc.
November 14, 2022
Hi, Thanks for your suggestion. We will bring this up to our development team to be placed on our roadmap! - QxMD Support
Rahul Lunchman
November 29, 2023
Great app but getting a new error "Medscape SSO error (Status: 245)" for every journal now! Please help me fix this. I have institutional access to all my followed journals and never use medscape to login
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Devavrata Sahu
March 31, 2022
Terrible updates to the app. Doesn't refresh, doesn't allow to choose topics, doesn't allow to choose journals to follow either, and hangs frequently too. Previous versions were so much better. I'd request the developer to please look into the matter. Extremely disappointing for long term users like me.
7 people found this review helpful
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QxMD Medical Software Inc.
June 15, 2022
Hi, Hope all is well! Just wanted to follow up on this again as we released a new version of the Android app a while back, which should have resolved all the issues that you mentioned. Would you be able to download the latest version of the app and let us know if this works for you? Best, QxMD Support

What's new

You can now earn Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits for the medical research you discover through our app. We are providing you with the opportunity to earn up to 20 Category 1 CME credits for free every year. With accreditation in 30+ countries around the world including the US, Canada and the UK.