Should you as a patient be offered the option to see what’s on the screen? Do patients think that this information is any different from a paper with a list of medical findings which are often gibberish to anyone outside the field of medicine? Recently, researchers at the University of Louisville began addressing these issues through a survey of 250 patients and family members. The survey sought to assess their perceptions of physicians using PDA’s / smartphones in their presence.
mHealth Research Digest with Tim Bredrup Access to current information for patient care through mobile technology offers assistance to medical students in the clinical setting, but the best ways to fully utilize this aid still remains unclear. To resolve this, a study was conducted in the UK that examined how mobile technology enables medical students […]