Feb 8, 2010

Health Care Wants a Tablet, But Not Apple’s iPad

Health Care Wants a Tablet, But Not Apple’s iPad

Thanks to any TMA physicians who helped with this survey.

Last week, during the fever pitch surrounding the announcement of Apple’s iPad tablet, Software Advice surveyed 178 physicians, nurses, medical students and health care IT professionals about what the healthcare industry’s ideal tablet would look like. This isn’t our first time talking tablets and healthcare. In April of last year, we wondered if the Apple tablet would become the ideal device to run electronic health record (EMR) software.

Our goal with this survey: Find out what healthcare professionals want in a tablet and how well Apple’s iPad fulfills those wants. Let’s see what we found out from our survey results:

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