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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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.
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 […]
Three reasons why an Australian Politician’s promise of an iPad for every physician is not outlandish based on work already being done in Australia.