20 Google Chrome Extensions Every Global Health Professional Needs

Global Health Professionals need to stay connected to the health world and to the real world along with staying up to date on office tasks. If you’re using Google Chrome as your browser, there are plenty of extensions you can use to improve your productivity both as a business person and as a healthcare professional. Take a look at these 20 Google Chrome Extensions we think you’ll love.

  1. Google Mail Checker: Being able to check your email right on Google is such a timesaver. This Chrome extension allows you to automatically link to your email account to check for new mail quickly and easily. There are soon to be upgrades that will let you check more than one email account this way.
  2. Shareaholic: Quickly share web pages and the articles on them with family, friends and colleagues. You can even share upcoming events like seminars by simply sending the page with information about the event to those you think would be interested in attending.
  3. Google Map: Google Maps lets you have your Google map open in one window without changing losing the other website you’re browsing. Finding directions and even sending the map with directions has never been easier.
  4. Fastest Tube: You Tube videos about healthcare can be very informative. This app makes finding and bookmarking You Tube videos easy. You can also quickly get to You Tube for putting your own videos out there.
  5. Autopager: Autopager allows you to automatically load the next page of a site in line when you get to the end of the first page. It’s a real time saver when you’re reading through a lot of material.
  6. Daily Favorites: This extension loads your frequently visited pages quickly with the touch of a button. No longer will you have to constantly reload those pages that you visit every day. They’ll be right there in a simple list so that you can get to them with one click.
  7. Fastest Chrome: This extension makes everything go faster. Load pages and do searches faster than you ever thought possible.
  8. Yoono: Get to all your social networking sites: Twitter, Facebook, Friendface, MySpace, Flickr and Linked In more quickly using Yoono.
  9. ScribeFire: Got a blog? ScribeFire is a great way to post to all your blogs quickly and easily. It is compatible with almost every blogging software.
  10. RSS Subscription Extension: Get your subscriptions via RSS feed quickly and easily with this extension. Monitoring your favorite blogs and websites has never been easier.
  11. Split Screen: Split your view between two different web pages with this extension. It’s perfect for comparing material when you’re researching lesson plans.
  12. Google URL Shortener: Shorten long URL addresses into something more manageable for sending to your colleagues.
  13. Symtica: This extension can manage all those applications you’re using, like Gmail, RSS feeds,etc. It takes the pain out of having a lot of applications.
  14. Web of Trust: This quick ad on lets you know which websites you can trust, and keeps your browsing safe. The sites are rated by users.
  15. Last Pass: This is a great password manager and form filler tool. It keeps track of all your passwords for you and fills out forms with your info.
  16. Note Anywhere: Make notes on any webpage. Then, when you open the page again, your notes load automatically.
  17. Google Tasks: Access your Google tasks from any website, any time.
  18. Remember the Milk for Gmail: The Remember the Milk tools are some of today’s most popular. This version for Google Chrome helps you keep track of everything you have to do so nothing gets forgotten.
  19. X Marks: If you have tools and extensions you love at work, you’d probably love to have them at home, too. With Xmarks, you can sync up your computers so that they have the same extensions and tools. It will sync across multiple computers and even across multiple web browsers.
  20. Google Translate: When you work with people all over the world, you’re sure to run into some sites that aren’t in English. Google Translate translates the site with the click of the mouse.

As you can see, there are lots of productivity tools on Google Chrome. Keep in mind that new extensions are developed all the time, so keep checking back for ones that might help you be even more productive each day at work.

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