Mobile Medicine Breaks the Physician BarrierBy CIOinsight | Posted 03-30-2005
Some doctors fulfill the stereotype of the distracted clinician who is forbidden to use the office equipment by administrative staffers who are tired of having to fix the copier all the time.
Others are comfortable with technology, but don't use it the way the rest of the hospital would prefer.
So non-physicians are pushing mobile medicine ahead, but sometimes for reasons that are more practical and tactical than cool and strategic:
But not to worry. The struggle to get doctors wired is fading in the wash of news about medical applications that actually make patient care and hospital operations more secure and efficient.
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