Health Care � la iPhone: 35 Mobile Apps for That

Health-care professionals often need quick access to reference materials, but those books are heavy and cumbersome. However, iPhone apps are anything but, and these 35 mobile apps cater to the healthcare crowd. Check ’em out and download some pocket knowledge today. EnterpriseMobileToday has the story.

Medical errors cost the country billions of dollars and thousands of lives annually. One way to reduce those numbers is to increase the use of information technology in the health sector through digital medicine and telehealth initiatives, both of which featured prominently in the debate surrounding the recent overhaul of the healthcare system recently passed by Congress and signed by the President.

A 10-year roadmap for improving the nation’s healthcare system released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services a few years ago prescribed increased use of information technology, including mobile devices, as among the most cost effective ways to enhance patient care quality and reduce medical errors.

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