One aspect of using a mobile device in a hospital which has not been thoroughly researched is the potential infection risk and cross contamination from using this device around multiple sick patients. It is highly recommended to thoroughly clean your device using antibacterial wipes but this is not always effective. One potential solution is to […]
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A simple, yet potentially useful adaptation of a clipboard could find a home on the hospital wards if Clipboard+ meets its fundraising deadline on Kickstarter in one week. The idea is that hospital residents and students still need to write on paper, but that juggling a smartphone or tablet while trying to hold paper is […]
How do you implement the iPad in the hospital setting for patient care and properly distribute it to a large group of physicians — all at once? The University of Chicago’s Internal Medicine residency program tried this last year, and came up with a great blueprint for others to see. Chicago’s Medicine residency garnered national […]
Modo carts announces a small, lightweight iPad cart to make tablet computers ergonomically useful in the hospital and other healthcare settings.
We recently reported our interview with Dr. Henry Feldman of the Beth Israel Deaconess in Boston and his experience using the iPad as his sole computing device while attending on the wards. Overall, his experience was positive, while accessing the hospital networks, using clinical applications and questions about security. Be sure also to check out […]