Taking the Pulse

By Jonah Comstock September 11, 2017
New research from DRG Digital | Manhattan Research suggests that physicians are already beginning to use voice assistants like Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa at work. In the company's annual "Taking the Pulse" survey of 2,784 physicians, 23 percent said they used a voice assistant "for professional reasons". That's a broad umbrella that includes dictating messages and using Siri for internet...
By Jonah Comstock May 29, 2014
More than a third of US physicians recommended that a patient use a health app, according to the newest addition of Manhattan Research's Taking the Pulse survey, which details physician mobile and digital health adoption each year. The online survey included 3,066 practicing physicians across a variety of practices. The research group released a smattering of data that suggested physicians'...
By Brian Dolan April 29, 2014
Manhattan Research, a division of Decision Resources Group, released a few topline findings from its annual Taking the Pulse Global study this week, including that 80 percent of physicians in China now own or use smartphones for professional purposes. That puts China's doctors almost on par with those in the US in terms of smartphone usage. The study also found that now more than 75 percent of...
By Aditi Pai May 9, 2013
One again, Epocrates tops the list as the most popular app for physicians, according to Manahattan Research's Taking the Pulse 2013 survey results. Of the 2,950 physicians surveyed, Epocrates was used by 70 percent of physicians via their smartphones and 50 percent via tablet devices. Epocrates, which was acquired by athenahealth in January, provides physicians with a range of medical reference...
By Jonah Comstock April 18, 2013
Manhattan Research shared a few more numbers from its annual "Taking the Pulse" online research survey of 2,950 physicians in a webinar this week. The numbers showed that smartphone, desktop and laptop use has leveled out among physicians while tablet adoption has risen to 72 percent, up from 62 percent last year. The 62 percent number was a surprise for Manhattan last year, more than doubling...