Physician Use of Tablet PCs for Medical Purposes and to Access Clinical Pathology Laboratory Tests Results Predicted to Include Majority of U.S Doctors by End of 2013
Apple’s iPad remains the tablet PC of choice for physicians in United States, despite aggressive competition from competitors
With remarkable speed, medical professionals have taken to using tablet PCs. In fact, more than half the physicians in the United States now admit they use iPads and similar devices for healthcare purposes! This is an important trend because it changes the way clinicians want to access clinical laboratory test data and other forms of patient information.
The market for tablet PCs among medical professionals has grown each year since Apple first introduced the iPad in 2010. In fact, the global market for tablet PCs in healthcare is expected to increase to $1.7 billion for 2013. (more…)