Nearly Twice as Many Physicians Using Tablets in 2012
In its annual "Taking the Pulse" study, Manhattan Research found that tablet use among physicians reached 62 percent in 2012, compared with 35 percent in 2011.
Physicians are using mobile devices to read medical news, research symptoms and access drug reference databases from companies, said vice president of research Monique Levy. They are also prescribing medication electronically and using apps to access electronic health records and lab results.
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