The Department of Veterans Affairs is incorporating mobile technology and devices into their operations, demonstrating that they are up to date on technology. VA is distributing a controlled number (1,000 max) of iPhones and iPads to hospitals that represent a business case of need, such as the D.C. VA medical center. The devices are being used by VA doctors to securely and remotely access a patient’s electronic health record (EHR). The mobile app enables a physician to have information about the patients to be seen that day, and helps with rounds.
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Why the iPhone is a better choice than Android phones for physicians, residents, and medical students.
As most of you know, the iPhone 4 was just announced by Steve Jobs today. The iPhone 4G brings significant upgrades from the 3GS – video conferencing, multi-tasking, HD video recording, and more. The overall look of the phone is different as well, it’s being proclaimed as the “thinnest smart phone ever” by Steve Jobs. […]