Tablets help clinicians gain productive hours

Cynthia Smith, RN, UCLA Medical Center

Editor's note: SearchHealthIT.com received this feedback in response to the article iPad EHR growth spurt, BYOD security evolving. It has been edited for style but not for content.

I loved your article on tablet use; the first thing that really caught my eye was the average usage of 2.4 hours -- with 1.2 hours of gained productivity. We so often hear how EHR use slows the clinician. I agree, tablets are excellent for patient education!

This was first published in January 2013

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