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Canadian health care lags in mobile adoption

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Transforming Canada’s health care system, including m-health, requires all levels of government to work together, according to IDC study - Page 1

Via eMedToday
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As a Canadian in the field, I find this both disappointing but promising to cultivate new solutions within our borders! 

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eMedToday's curator insight, May 10, 2013 8:26 PM

mhealth is important to a country health picture.

 

The prevalence of mobile technology is being felt in most in many industries but its adoption is lagging in health care where its implementation are likely to provide major benefits, according to a recent report by analyst firm IDC Canada.

“We’re seeing nearly half of respondents have not deployed any mobile technologies in their field of work,” according to Allison Brooks research director for public sector at IDC. “While mobility is high on the list of priorities in other industries, this doesn’t seem to be the case with the health care sector.

 

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Social Media Guidelines For Health Care Practitioners

Draws on the RCGP Social Media Highway Code, the IMO Position Paper on Social Media and the Nursing and Midwifery Code to the Use of Social Networking Sites.

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Consumer appeal integral to mHealth success

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Consumer appeal integral to mHealth success
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The session was one of several being staged by the ATA to bring together the movers and shakers in telemedicine and mHealth and engage them in discussions about top trends.

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eMedToday's curator insight, May 10, 2013 8:30 PM

The  key take away

 

"It's becoming a consumer market," added Allen Izadpanah, president and CEO of ViTel Net. "People are starting to shop for their own doctors now."