Thursday, February 2, 2012

Docs Use iPads, But Don't See Them as Game-changers

Wicklund, Eric. "Docs Use iPads, But Don't See Them as Game-changers." Healthcare IT News, February 1, 2012.

From the article:  "A new survey indicates physicians are embracing mobile health devices, but don’t see them changing the healthcare landscape just yet.The report, "Point of Care Computing for Physicians 2012," prepared by Spyglass Consulting, 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, clinic or home. Mobile devices, the study indicates, are favored by physicians only when outside the office or home."  Read more

See Also
Spyglass Consulting Group, Study: Apple iPad Is Not Ready to Transform Healthcare Delivery Today, Says Spyglass Consulting Group, press release, Menlo Park, CA, on January 31, 2012.