As the growing demand for healthcare places more pressure on healthcare professionals, more clinicians are turning to their smartphones for quick access to medical references to help them make medical decisions when on-the-go.
According to a recent study conducted by Kantar Media, the use of mobile devices in the clinical setting has skyrocketed [...]
Today with more physicians and employees bringing their own devices – smartphones, laptops and tablets – into the healthcare setting to do their job, CMIOs and IT departments are scrambling to get BYOD policies in place to prevent breaches in privacy and the inadvertent downloading of malware.
To allow or not to allow personal [...]
We’re used to wireless devices that can be used for fitness and health, but these five devices are now breaking the medical sphere – according to Dr. Eric Topol, Director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute. Read on for an excerpt as he runs through some of the devices transforming medicine today.
In a recent survey of how physicians use technology and their online behavior – almost 75% of doctors surveyed – have, or plan to buy an iPad. When it comes to training, 84% of the doctors would prefer to attend continuing medical education training, online. Not surprising, nearly all see the benefits of [...]
With the sales of smartphones set to double the sales of PCs this year – it is interesting that a new survey indicates 98 percent of physicians interviewed are using mobile devices to support both personal and professional workflows – but 83 percent are using desktop computers as their primary source for accessing patient data when at the hospital, [...]
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