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Turn Your Head & Swipe: Doctors Love the iPad (Infographic)

The iPad meets many of the needs doctors say that have for a lightweight mobile computer and many are very interested in the device. An infographic below, from Mobile Health News, articulates various things doctors are taking into consideration.

ComputerWorld’s Matt Hamblen wrote about medical, legal and other professional use of the iPad today as well. Hamblen writes that doctors like the device’s unobtrusive size and unintimidating profile in patient care, but wish that it had Bluetooth support. Easy access to electronic health records is the device’s most compelling quality, something Mike Kirkwood wrote about in depth here on ReadWriteWeb before the iPad launched. (The Healthcare System: An Apple Tablet’s Biggest Opportunity)

The infographic below was created in support of the latest research report from Mobile Health News, titled The iPad vs. The Tablet PCs in Healthcare. A similar recent report that may be of more general interest is PSFK’s Future of Health report for UNICEF.

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