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Mobile Devices and Apps for Health Care Professionals: Uses and Benefits


Please take some time to read this article, Mobile Devices and Apps for Health Care Professionals: Uses and Benefits

We will see how mobile devices affect health care professionals (HCPs). This paper mentions:

Numerous apps are now available to assist HCPs with many important tasks, such as: information and time management; health record maintenance and access; communications and consulting; reference and information gathering; patient management and monitoring; clinical decision-making; and medical education and training.

These are the features that mobile devices can provide. Please watch carefully on Table 1: Uses for Mobile Devices and Apps by Health Care Professionals and Table 2: Medical apps for health care professionals. You might find some tools very familiar.

Remember we have discussed how digital innovation might shape our healthcare system in the earlier step, are you surprised at how these everyday used tools can be connected to medical usage?

In the conclusion, this paper indicates there are still many challenges where vast validation clinical trial is required for these apps before they put in clinical use. However, medical devices and apps are already invaluable tools for HCPs, and as their features expand, they are expected to become even more widely incorporated into nearly every aspect of clinical practice.

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