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How are Physicians Using Mobile Devices? (infographic)


Posted in Mobile Health by Arundhati Parmar on February 26, 2014

Everyone knows that physicians are heavy users of mobile devices. 

But how do they use smartphones and tablets? Wolters Klowers Health attempted to answer with their 2013 Physician Outlook Survey. The resulting infographic shows that 72% use their smartphones to calculate drug dosage, research medication side effects and medication interactions while 55% use tablets to do the same thing.

When it comes to communicating with nursing and other staff, it seems that smartphone users use it more often than tablet users. Forty-four percent use smartphones for such communication purposes while only 20% use tablets to do the same.

Here is the infographic:

[Photo Credit: iStockphoto  DragonImages]


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