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.
Tag: ipad healthcare
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 […]
The built in sensors and communication capabilities of the iPad could lead to new types of assistive surgical instruments that could make the iPad a game changer in the operating room. The iPad could be brought directly into the operative field in a small sterile bag where the touch interface makes it possible to change settings even using gloved hands.
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 […]
The VA must come up with ways to allow iPad and other mobile devices in its systems since residents are using them anyway, according to CIO Roger Baker.
For anyone interested in mobile health, the pace of new developments, partnerships, and innovations is dizzying. In this series, we pore through the latest in the mobile health world and pick a few articles that we think are interesting and convey important developments. Be sure to let us know what you think by adding your […]
The Chicago Sun Times is reporting on examples of how Apple’s iPad has been adopted by doctors and hospitals in their region. In this article by health reporter Monifa Thomas, the examples and quotes paint a picture of enthusiastic adoption, that spreads rapidly once the tablet device appears and doctors find that it can be […]
Dell’s Streak phone tablet has the medical community in mind and will be integrated with Dell’s existing health care software.
A recent article in the Wall Street Journal suggests that Apple may be making major inroads when it comes to adoption as a business-wide mobile solution and this time with the blessing of corporate IT
When Apple’s retail stores reopened yesterday at 5pm, they had a shiny new item sitting on their shelves – the iPad 3G. At iMedicalApps, we’ve certainly been excited about the iPad, not only because its a great device that could work for clinicians, but also because it is hopefully just the leading edge of a […]
One of the most important apps for healthcare providers might not be a medical app after all, rather a business app, called Citrix Receiver for iPad. This app allows your to have secure access to virtual desktops, applications, and data – those of you who have accessed your hospitals electronic health record when off campus are […]
We do a review of Lexi-Complete, the first big time medical reference company to step into the made for iPad app arena. We’re a bit surprised Epocrates and Medscape have yet to push out a iPad customized app, but check out what we thought of Lexi-Comp.