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Elsevier Selects Inkling’s Digital Platform for Expert Consult, Student Consult

Elsevier Selects Inkling’s Digital Platform for Expert Consult, Student Consult | The daily digest | Scoop.it
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Survey of Physicians Suggests Tablets More Useful Than Smartphones

Two reports from AmericanEHR Partners based on a survey of physicians suggests that tablets are of greater use for clinical purposes than smartphones.
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UpToDate mobile access shows Apple dominating Android in Physician use

UpToDate mobile access shows Apple dominating Android in Physician use | The daily digest | Scoop.it
Data provided by UpToDate, one of the most popular tools used by Physicians, shows Apple dominating the market when compared to Android.
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High Tablet and eReader Adoption Among Nursing Faculty, Reports Springer

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.

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The Smartphone in Medicine: A Review of Current and Potential Use Among Physicians and Students

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The Smartphone in Medicine: A Review of Current and Potential Use Among Physicians and Students...
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Evernote finally adds Physician requested feature, PDF annotation

Evernote finally adds a feature many physicians and other medical professionals have been waiting on, PDF annotation.
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Mosby’s Nursing Consult Now Available on the App Store

Mosby’s Nursing Consult Now Available on the App Store | The daily digest | Scoop.it

Features include:

Patient education (including Spanish when available)Drug calculatorsDrug monograph sectionsNursing recommendations from evidence-based nursing monographs

“The Mosby’s Nursing Consult App makes drug information, patient handouts, and evidence-based nursing recommendations available at the point of care,” said Cindy Tryniszewski, RN, MSN, Executive Director, Clinical E-Learning, Elsevier. “Nurses will be able to find clinical answers more quickly so they can spend more time on patient care.”

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Mobile technologies within NHS Trusts

A working group of librarians based in the West Midlands are reviewing how mobile technologies (devices / applications / mobile websites) are being developed and used within NHS Trusts throughout the UK.

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Apple’s top 80 apps for doctors, nurses, patients

Apple’s top 80 apps for doctors, nurses, patients | The daily digest | Scoop.it

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.


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New dedicated medical smartphone released, incorporating wide range of capabilities

Mobile and tablets are really focussed on the medical market - so much so that they're being developed specifically with the market in mind. 

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