PubMed Informer: monitoring MEDLINE/PubMed through e-mail alerts, SMS, PDA downloads and RSS feeds

AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2005;2005:1057.


PubMed Informer is a Web-based monitoring tool for topics of interest from MEDLINE/PubMed primarily designed for healthcare professionals. Five tracking methods are available: Web access, e-mail, Short Message Service (SMS), PDA downloads and RSS feeds. PubMed Informer delivers focused search updates and specific information to users with varying information-seeking practices.

MeSH terms

  • Cell Phone
  • Computers, Handheld
  • Electronic Mail
  • PubMed*
  • Reminder Systems*