Mobile Usage in the Medical Space Report 2013
- Type of mobile phones used in medical practices (keys: smartphone; regular mobile phone; neither): 1) EHR users (smartphone - 77%, regular mobile phone - 15%, neither - 8%); 2) Non-EHR users (smartphone - 69%, regular mobile
phone - 27%, neither - 4%) .
- Apple iPhone is the most popular smartphone by physicians who have adopted an EHR.
- Physicians who have adopted an EHR perform 11.2 activities per week on their smartphone.
- 35% research information about medications daily.
- 34$ store web addresses and passwords daily.
- 32% communicate with other physicians or medical staff daily.
- The least common smartphone activities among EHR users is tweeting for business purposes (5%).
- On average EHR users & non-EHR users spend 15-16 hours on their smartphone each week.
- Top 10 most frequently used smartphone applications: 1) Epocrates; 2) Medscape; 3) MedCalc; 4) Skyscape; 5) Doximity; 6) MicroMedex; 7) Calculate by QxMD; 8) MedPage; 9) Eponyms; 10) Immunization Advisor by ACP.
- EHR users & non-users spend more time doing things other than talking on their smartphone: 1) Send & receive emails - 83%; 2) Using apps - 78%; 3) Communicating with other physicians or medical staff - 75%; 4) Instant
messaging - 74%; 5) Researching information about medications - 71%.
- One-quarter of non-smartphone users intend to buy a smartphone in the next six months.
American EHR Partners | To download the fulll report visit www.americanehr.com/reports | Source: AmericanEHR Partners Mobile usage in the Medical Space Report 2013.
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