Tag: iPad hospital use

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.

Why locked Android tablets will beat the iPad for hospital use

[Ed. On Thursday, we will publish an opposing viewpoint from another editor. Let us know what you think in the comments section.] The rush of manufacturers to bring tablet computers to market was much in evidence at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The tablet market was […]