A new survey reveals key findings concerning the use of tablets, eReaders, and smartphones among nursing professors. The annual survey was conducted by Springer Publishing Company, which polled 1,281 nurses on their ownership and usage of mobile devices, their preferences for nursing and medical apps and eBooks, and their social media use.
The move for Cathedral to require its students to purchase iPads is the culmination of four years of upgrading the school's wireless networks and classroom technology and hopes to go book-free by 2016.
Med Geek asks whether Inkling will lure medical students to buy iPads. I'm not sure it is, it's essentially a text book that allows you share notes with others using it. However, it doesn't let students pull the content into other tools they might use like note taking apps, Evernote, OneNote etc and they can't pull other content in either.
28 January 2013, London UK - Samsung Electronics today announced it has expanded its e-book service and will now offer even more customers the chance to transform their digital reading experience with Readers Hub 2.0. The service brings thousands of bestsellers and e-books from around the world, including illustrated cooking books and interactive reading materials for kids, to owners of Samsung's smartphones and tablets.
Based on the more rigorous surveys and reports, it’s still true that clinicians are generally more eager adopters of both mobile devices and the medical apps that run on them. The persistent challenge for many iPad-toting physicians, however, is where to turn for medical app recommendations. In its efforts to be at least somewhat helpful on that front, Apple has slightly reworked and beefed up its now more visible section of “Apps For Healthcare Professionals”, which appears to be consistently featured in the AppStore’s medical section.