Make sure you give your patients your full attention and resist the temptation to multitask on your smartphone. Forcing them to compete for your presence tells patients they come in last on your list.
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Are you waiting for EHR vendors to develop smartphone and iPad-friendly applications, so you can work from home, the hospital, or a coffee shop? Your wait may finally be ending, but there's much to know before taking your mobile EHR for a spin.
Thanks to new federal initiatives and the increased use of smart phones and tablets, more physicians are communicating with each other while on the go.
How can everyday devices like a weight scale and a blood pressure cuff keep an individual from returning to the hospital? They can if they are directly connected to a patient's healthcare provider for remote monitoring and feedback if needed.