Having a Web page and a blog site are the minimum requirements for an Internet presence in the new millennium. However, a Web page that loads on a personal computer or a laptop will be ineffective on a mobile or cellular phone.
The explosive growth of handheld personal digital assistants (PDAs) in health care has been nothing short of amazing. What applications--business and clinical--do these devices have in medicine, and what is their potential?
Handheld devices are becoming more cost-effective to own, and their use in healthcare environments is increasing. Handheld devices currently are being used for e-prescribing, charge capture, and accessing daily schedules and reference tools.
Modern computer technology provides practices with modalities to communicate directly with patients at low cost. This article describes several TeleVox systems that allow managers to confirm appointments, issue recalls, and transmit laboratory and other data.
By virtue of increasingly pervasive wireless connectivity, the proliferation of wireless handheld devices in clinical care is rapidly transforming the concept of the personal digital assistant (PDA) to the enterprise digital assistant (EDA).
Handheld computers have become a valuable and popular tool in various fields of medicine. A systematic review of articles was undertaken to summarize the current literature regarding the use of handheld devices in medicine.
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