Amazing Mobile Research – Smartphone Use Among Trainees and Practicing Clinicians at Children’s Hospital

Amazing Mobile Research – Smartphone Use Among Trainees and Practicing Clinicians at Children’s Hospital

childrens_mercy_logoFrom our friends at Children’s Mercy Hospital including Dr. Jason Newland, Joshua Herigon, MPH and Dr. Russell McCulloh comes some of the best research we have seen regarding the use of mobile technology by clinicians at children’s hospitals. Engage Mobile does a lot of work in the health space and we are always looking for information regarding the use of technology by doctors – and this is good stuff.

Some of the highlights include:

  • Product preference: iPhone represents over 50%, followed by Android at just over 20% – what is surprising is that Blackberry still represents almost 20%
  • Over 80% of clinicians and trainees agree that smartphones are becoming a vital tool for physicians
  • The top 4 uses of smartphones by clinicians and trainees are drug reference, clinical calculations, clinical reference and quick review

The following is the detail from the research:

Smartphone Use Among Training and Practicing Clinicians at Chidlren's Hospitals

Smartphone Use Among Training and Practicing Clinicians at Children’s Hospitals

 

Engage Mobile works with health companies all over the country – everything from hospitals to health screening companies to device manufacturers to software companies to individual doctors. Several of our team members have deep healthcare software experiences including our founder, Darrin Clawson, who did all of the original mobile strategy and development at Cerner Corporation.

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