The $9.99 iPad for Healthcare

Posted on September 8, 2011 I Written By

John Lynn is the Founder of the HealthcareScene.com blog network which currently consists of 10 blogs containing over 8000 articles with John having written over 4000 of the articles himself. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 16 million times. John also manages Healthcare IT Central and Healthcare IT Today, the leading career Health IT job board and blog. John is co-founder of InfluentialNetworks.com and Physia.com. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can also be found on Twitter: @techguy and @ehrandhit and LinkedIn.

Many people in healthcare are still debating the value of the iPad in their medical practice. For example, Dr. West has expressed his iPad hesitations. That’s why I was fascinated when I saw this video which demonstrated a $9.99 iPad like tablet. This tablet even has some features the actual iPad has. Check out the video below to see what I mean:

I’m reminded of a previous post I did (which I can’t find right now) where I discuss the perfect solution to charting. It’s flexible, easy to learn, portable, etc….it’s a paper chart. Of course, don’t let the humor distract you from the benefits of an EMR or EHR.