posted at 23:00
Author: Kia Kokalitcheva
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:00:07 +0000
iPads have found a solid niche in health care
iPads are already very popular with physicians, who use them for everything from viewing medical images to entering notes in an electronic patient record. At VentureBeat's HealthBeat conference Tuesday, Drchrono's Daniel Kivatinos, Direct Dermatology's Dr. Angela Walker, and Welltok's Michelle Snyder discussed the use of mobile technology like Apple's iPhone and iPad, and Google's Glass device, in medicine. The iPad in particular has had a huge impact on medical practices because they can be used for tasks typically reserved for desktop computers. Doctors gravitated toward the device after it launched in 2010, and Drchrono launched its iPad app in 2011. Dr. Walker, a dermatologist, added that she didn't fully adopt the iPad in her practice until the iPad mini came out. Drchrono focuses on Apple's iPad, iPhone and cloud computing to build a better healthcare experience. The company offers a free EHR platform, with a focus on iPad that is Meaningful Use certified. Drchrono's iPad EHR is the first t... read more ».

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