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The Doctor's Tech Toolbox

THE DOCTOR'S TECH TOOLBOX Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, $19 billion was allocated to accelerate adoption of health IT systems by doctors and hospitals in order to modernize the health care system, save billions of dollars, reduce medical errors, and improve quality. U.S. hospital spending on information technology will hit $4.7 billion in 2011 and grow to $6.8 billion by 2014. 79% of physicians prefer 75% of physicians in the United States have purchased an Apple mobile device such as an iPad, iPhone or iPod. the iPad A 12% would go for a N Windows-based tablet 38% of physicians plan to buy an iPad in the coming year. 9% would go for an Android model At the Point of Care... 40% of physicians use a digital device. Most popular content consumed: • drug reference databases • online journals More than 2 in 5 physicians go online during patient consultations, with the majority of this time being spent on a handheld device. Wi Fi • disease associations • support groups for patients The Convenience of Mobile... 63% of physicians are using personal devices for mobile 94% of physicians are using consulting apps like Epocrates or Johnson and Johnson's BlackBag while on-the-job. health solutions that aren't connected to their practice. The top three uses that physicians have for mobile based technology in their practice: The annual consumer market for remote/ mobile monitoring devices is projected to increase in 2011 Interested in accessing electronic medical records. from $7.7 billion to $43 billion. 86% 43% of the medical applications in use are created for health professionals. Want to prescribe medication. 83% Want to monitor patients in hospitals. 74% Apps for Medical Professionals: Getting Social... Mobile MIM Two-thirds of doctors are using social media for professional Allows doctors to view and send patient CT, MRI and PET scans across a secure network to a doctor's iPhone, allowing specialists to be consulted while they are away from the clinic or the office Cost - FREE purposes. Hospital Social Media Accounts blogs The Handyscope You Using the the "Handyscope" attachment which clips onto the back of an iPhone, doctors can take up-close photos of the skin, allowing them to diagnose diseases such as melanoma. Cost - $12 | Camera Attachment - $1,580 in Heart Pro It uses real 3D and allows users to observe the heart from any angle. You can rotate, cut open and label components of the heart with the stroke of a finger. 1,188 Hospitals Total 548 YouTube Channels 913 Four Square 1018 Facebook Pages 788 Twitter Accounts 458 Linkedin Accounts O Cost - $17.99 137 Blogs Epocrates Physicians prefer open forums Arguably the most widely used medical app. Epocrates is a mobile drug reference resource that provides clinical information on thousands of prescriptions and OTC drug products. W (e.g., blog) over a physician-only online community. Nearly half of physicians say they are influenced by user-generated content. Cost - FREE SOURCES: Infographic Presented By 75-Percent-of-Physicians-Prefer-Apple-iPad-iPhone-Survey-494578/ social-media-trends-statistics-adoption-in-healthcare/ ŽSBI Created By Designed By Samantha Sanders

The Doctor's Tech Toolbox

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In 2009 under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, billions of dollars were invested to accelerate adoption of health IT systems for doctors and hospitals. This infographic provides information...



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