“You can choose to ignore it, but the move to put iOS inside healthcare is gathering so much momentum it’s a triumph of ignorance over good sense to do so,” Jonny Evans writes for Computerworld.

“With over seven million electronic healthcare records (EHR) in its iOS-compatible medical platform, ‘drchrono’ illustrates the growing status of iOS-based solutions in modern healthcare,” Evans writes. “I spoke with COO and co-founder, Daniel Kivatinos.”

“‘Every patient in the world should be able to access their medical record from their phone,’ he said,” Evans writes. “‘We see a healthcare renaissance happening. With thousands of new companies modernizing the healthcare space, from app companies, to hardware companies pushing the boundaries of what doctors can do, there will be a future modern medical toolkit for doctors, with iPad and iPhone in that tool set,’ he said. In other words, iOS devices are becoming the new stethoscope.”

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MacDailyNews Take: It’s a huge improvement over yesteryear’s bunch of poorly- or even non-connected Windows pieces of crap.