Tag: ipad doctor

Crowdfunded accessory combines clipboard and iPad holder

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 […]

Details of highly successful U Chicago hospital iPad program revealed

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.

Surgeon using iPad in the Operating Room

A Surgeon is already finding uses for his iPad in the OR. “Look, I’m looking at a spine here and I can zoom in to where the disc is herniated. I can pull it up and exactly measure what the canal size is, for herniation at,” Palma said. The story is being reported by WMBFnew.com, […]