Integrating mobile technology in your practice
Abstract: Smartphones and other mobile devices are becoming as prominent in health care settings as they are in other walks of life. That means physicians are now grappling with the benefits and implications. For example, some 83% of them are using smartphones or tablets to perform tasks related to patient care. The most common activities are interfacing with an EHR, entering medical notes, e-prescribing, searching for clinical information, accessing professional resources and communicating with colleagues. This article offers four ways to use this technology to improve a physician practice.