Doctors and Medical Students Embrace Smartphones – washingtonpost.com

Doctors are also using smartphones to look up drug-to-drug interactions, to view X-rays and MRI scans, and even to stream music from the Internet during surgery.

“…64 percent of doctors are now using smartphones, according to a recent report by the market research company Manhattan Research.”

If smart phones improve efficiency and the delivery of care, will we use the time we save to see more patients, or spend more time with the patient load we already have? What will this technology enable? Will your doc be looking at his iPhone or tablet, or you?

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