Read more in the full article here.Apple’s revolutionary “iPads are making their way to the Ottawa Hospital to replace traditional paper medical charts,” CBC News reports. “The hospital recently ordered 1,800 of the popular devices by Apple, in addition to 500 already being used by health-care providers.”
“Staff are saying the shift to using iPads to store data electronically is putting the health facility at the forefront of North American hospitals, allowing doctors to examine X-rays, make notes and prescribe treatments while taking the X-rays along with them during patient consultations,” CBC News reports. “‘If I was at the bedside with you, I’d be able to talk about your results,’ said Dr. Glen Geiger, who now cuts down on time and massive amounts of paperwork.”
CBC News reports, “Dale Potter proposed the iPad plan at Ottawa Hospital. The products retail for around $400-600 each, but Potter said the tablets will offset costs by replacing outdated equipment, increasing productivity and reducing errors… Ottawa Hospital said that all of the new iPads will have arrived by July for use by physicians, resident physicians and pharmacists.”
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MacDailyNews Take: RIM. Slapped in the face right in their own backyard.
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