Recently, physicians at the University of Chicago published a research letter in the Archives of Internal Medicine detailing their experience with the routine use of iPads by internal medicine residents during their regular duties. What they documented was that use of the mobile device was objectively associated with faster order entry after patient admission and the subjective assessment that it saves up to one hour per day for each resident.
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Its no secret that healthcare providers are adopting tablets at a rapid pace – one survey found that over 25% of physicians own a tablet and that was nearly nine months ago. This trend, both with tablets and smartphones, has generally been bottom-up; physicians, PA’s, NP’s, nurses, and other healthcare providers are buying consumer devices […]
Epic Systems is one of the most popular electronic health record vendors and has a great reputation in the medical community to stand by. Last year, they even teamed up with Apple to run test drives on their current iPhone app in Stanford Hospital & Clinics, in Palo Alto, California. Needless to say, they are […]