Society News Archive

17 March 2013
iPad® App for HPS Publications

This is a reminder of the availability of an iPad® app for Health Physics and Operational Radiation Safety. The November 2012 issue is the first publication available on the app.

The same information that has been critical to health physicists, nuclear chemists, and physicians with interest in nuclear and radiological medicine worldwide for over 50 years in print is now on the iPad®. The app puts the most up-to-date information in your hands whether in the office, at home, or in the classroom. 

The new Health Physics app uses the best digital technology to present a print-like reading experience enhanced with article-sharing features and multimedia capabilities. Features and functionality include:

  • Full-text articles that can be shared via email.
  • Adjustable text sizing.
  • Access to high-quality images.
  • Ability to store or delete downloaded issues.
  • Speedy issue-browsing capabilities.
  • Quick scrolling through abstracts.
  • Convenient notification when a new issue is available.
  • Links to Health Physics online, including archived issues.

For a limited time, free full-text access is available by going to Apple's App StoreTM, searching for "Health Physics," and downloading the app.

Members of the Health Physics Society who receive Health Physics as a benefit of membership will continue to have access to the Journal on the app at no additional cost
Individual subscribers to Health Physics have access to the Journal via the app as well as online at
The Journal staff welcomes your feedback on this offering. Please send your comments to