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.
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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 […]
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.