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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When my physician peers who know I’m the editor of iMedicalApps get their iPads, one of the most frequent questions I receive is not about the type of app to get — rather, it’s about the type of accessories. I’ve decided to make a summary of the research we’ve conducted at iMedicalApps into a singular […]
A short discussion and analysis of the relevant factors when considering what size and version iPad to purchase if you are a medical professional. Factors considered include hardware, software, price, connectivity and available storage.
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 […]
In the medical profession — the ability to have a stylus and handwriting support can be integral when writing patient notes. We give examples how.