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Because residents spend so much time processing records and ordering tests, access to computers at hospitals is crucial to their demanding work. The University of Chicago Medical Center gave all residents an IPad in 2010, and then measured what happened to their work efficiency. Perhaps you can guess the result.
RESULT: Impact of Mobile Tablet Computers on Internal Medicine Resident Efficiency
Archives of Internal Medicine | Mar 12, 2012 (Free abstract. Full text $30)
Beginning with a striking tale of a myocardial infarction diagnosed using an IPhone during air travel, this news story offers a picture of the widespread use of mobile devices in healthcare today, drawn from a session at the recent annual meeting of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society.
RESULT: Everything in medicine is going mobile
American Medical News | Mar 26, 2012 (FREE FULL TEXT)