iPhone healthcare

By Brian Dolan 12:53 pm April 17, 2014
After a few years of similar data points, Manhattan Research's Director of Physician Research James Avallone feels confident that smartphone adoption among physicians in the US has plateaued. "We have seen this number in the low 80s since 2011 -- it's been static," Avallone said. "In 2010 we were at 72 percent of physicians and then the following year we hit four out of five. Since then it's...
By Brian Dolan 03:35 am February 28, 2012
When it comes to IT, healthcare providers are currently focused on achieving meaningful use. No surprise there. That was one of the key findings of the 23rd Annual HIMSS Leadership Survey, which was published at the association's massive health IT tradeshow in Las Vegas last week. Last year's survey also found that fewer than 1 percent of those providers surveyed planned to make providing patient...
By Brian Dolan 02:25 am November 3, 2011
As has been well documented here and elsewhere, Apple's devices have seen impressive adoption among healthcare professionals. iPhones, iPods, and iPads have -- along with other mobile devices -- served as useful mobile platforms for health-related apps and services for general consumers, too. Recently, in the days following the memorial service for Apple founder Steve Jobs and the publication of...
By Brian Dolan 09:40 am July 26, 2010
According to a recent physician survey conducted by Spyglass Consulting, the "exponential" growth in physician adoption of mobile communications at point of care has been driven by physicians' desire to improve communications and collaboration, streamline productivity, and enhance patient care and safety. Spyglass conducted interviews with more than 100 physicians this past March to discuss the...