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March 30, 2013  8:33 PM

Windows 8 in enterprise healthcare

Posted by: DrJosephKim
cpoe, dell, EHR, HP, iPad, lenovo, tablet pc, windows 8

Over the past several weeks, I had had the opportunity to test several tablets running Windows 8 Pro. Don't get these mixed up with the consumer tablets running Windows RT. Windows 8 Pro is an enterprise operating system that actually blends two operating systems into a single device. Imagine...

February 18, 2013  1:15 PM

Tablets and Windows 8 in Healthcare

Posted by: DrJosephKim
cpoe, EHR, iPad, mobile, tablet pc, windows 8

More and more doctors are starting to use tablet computers in the health care environment. The old era of Windows XP Tablet PCs are gone. Windows Vista and 7 didn't generate enough momentum in the slate tablet market. It wasn't until the Apple iPad that health care professionals started to...

November 3, 2012  5:24 PM

Why the iPad mini is ideal for physicians and medical students

Posted by: DrJosephKim
hospital, iPad

I finally had my chance to play with an iPad mini at an Apple Store. I plan to buy one next month after I receive an Apple gift card for recycling an old iPhone. The iPad mini is just the right size for the ubiquitous white coat that medical...

October 30, 2012  4:40 PM

The evolving world of mobile operating systems in health care

Posted by: DrJosephKim
iPad, mhealth, mobile health

Today’s medical student probably represents the iPad generation of doctors. Medical schools are using Apple iPads to educate students about anatomy and physiology. Students rotating in hospitals are accessing patient records using their iPads. Many residents and attending physicians are also...

January 12, 2011  11:28 PM

Preparing for HIMSS11

Posted by: DrJosephKim
EHR, himss, iPad

Last year, the annual HIMSS conference was an amazing experience. People were filled with energy because they knew that the landscape of health information technology was about to undergo some dramatic changes. Stimulus dollars from ARRA and the HITECH Act were going to fuel some massive...

November 30, 2010  7:00 AM

Slates and smartphones in the hospital

Posted by: DrJosephKim
hospital, iPad, iPhone, slate

When the Apple iPhone was introduced in 2007, many hospitals saw this smartphone as a powerful tool to help hospital-based clinicians leverage mobile technology to stay "connected" with all the hospital systems. Cardiologists and intensivists could view telemetry data when they were in the...

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