Despite their near-universal adoption by consumers in recent years, smartphones and other mobile computing devices have made little impact on the delivery of healthcare with most healthcare organisations firmly wedded to applications deployed on traditional desktop operating systems. In this week's poll, Pulse+IT asked the following question:
If you treat patients, do you use a smartphone or tablet for any clinical purpose?
The results as at COB on Friday, May 13 were as follows:
With little fanfare, earlier in the week Pulse+IT released its first poll via the Tuesday edition of our eNewsletter.
The question posed was:
Do you think the My Health Record (PCEHR) will succeed under the Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA)?
Pulse+IT readers were able to vote in the subsequent editions (Wednesday/Thursday/Friday), with the basic polling system we utilised preventing people from voting more than once in any newsletter.
The results as at COB on Friday, April 29 were as follows: