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 ipad and efficiency
Will the ipad streamline the workflow for people in the healthcare industry or hinder it?
ASKED: April 8, 2010  3:12 PM
UPDATED: April 22, 2010  12:13 pm

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Good question. We've been writing about mobile health care apps but not yet the iPad. But Dr. John Halamka has. Check out his testing of the <a href="http://geekdoctor.blogspot.com/2010/04/ipad-goes-live-at-bidmc.html">iPad at his GeekDoctor blog</a>.
Last Wiki Answer Submitted:  April 13, 2010  4:39 pm  by  ScotP   20 pts.
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From what we have read, the iPad is well suited for the purposes of education and doctor-patient communication (so notes Chilmark Research). It’s really going to depend on the types of applications that are build for the iPad and whether they can be tied into hospital IT infrastructure, though.

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