physician mobile adoption

By Bill Siwicki 12:39 pm April 3, 2017
A new HIMSS Analytics study of 129 C-suite executives, IT professionals, clinicians and department heads has found 79.8 percent use tablets and 42.6 percent use smartphones to access the information needed to provide and coordinate care. On the other hand, 37.2 percent use laptops and 94.6 percent still use desktop computers.   “The use of mobile technology within our daily lives has become...
By Jonah Comstock 10:15 am April 16, 2015
While most clinicians carry one or more mobile devices for a variety of use cases, it's still the case that no single screen is as popular as the desktop computer for physicians, according to a new survey released by Microsoft. The online survey of 402 U.S. physicians was conducted by YouGov. Fifty percent of physicians used smartphones, 49 percent used laptop computers, and 23 percent used...
By Aditi Pai 06:03 am December 9, 2014
More than two-thirds of clinicians at US hospitals use smartphones or tablet computers at their facilities, according to a small HIMSS survey of 139 clinicians. The survey was conducted between October and November of 2014 and published in time with the group's mHealth Summit event in Maryland this week. "As smartphones and tablet computers are relatively new tools to healthcare organizations, it...
By Neil Versel 03:57 am June 26, 2012
Despite the explosion in physician adoption of smartphones and tablets, most doctors still use mobile devices as shiny toys rather than clinical tools, according to a new national survey. About 20 percent of U.S. physicians use smartphones for e-prescribing, accessing electronic health records or other clinical needs, says the 2012 National Physician Survey, conducted by Atlanta-based health and...
By Brian Dolan 01:29 pm February 1, 2012
A recent survey of more than 100 physicians conducted by Spyglass Consulting Group concluded that 80 percent of physicians believe the iPad has a "promising future in healthcare," but they remain skeptical that the device is ready to transform patient care delivery. Gregg Malkary, Managing Director of Spyglass Consulting Group, noted that the iPad is just one component of the overall end-to-end...
By Brian Dolan 10:27 am June 22, 2011
More than 30 percent of US physicians now use tablets, according to a recent study of more than 3,700 physicians conducted by QuantiaMD. Of those using tablets, almost 20 percent are already using the device in clinical settings. QuantiaMD also coined a term for the 25 percent of physicians that use both a smartphone and a tablet: "Super Mobile" physicians. Not surprisingly, this group is...