Essentials Brief

Essentials Brief: 2017 Mobile Study

 March 29th, 2017

The 2017 Essentials Brief: Mobile Study provides a snapshot of the current use of mobile technology, specifically smart phones and tablets, in U.S. hospitals.  While many might agree that mobile technology can help improve clinician communication and enhance access to needed clinical and non-clinical data, the study indicates continued innovation and development specific to addressing the healthcare market is needed to improve care quality and workflow efficiencies.

Highlights of the study include:

  • Security
  • Data access – internal and external
  • Care coordination – sharing information, care transition
  • Quality of care – more dedicated time spent with patient