While iPad continues to dominate doctor’s offices, Palmetto Health in Columbia, South Carolina has launched a pilot project using Microsoft Surface Pro tablets thanks to the initiative of two doctors.
Doctor Nick Patel got the ball rolling when he decided that he needed an alternative to the computers on wheels found in most hospital exam rooms. While effective, these rolling stations did not provide good eye to eye contact with patients. A tablet computer could help solve the issue, but which one to choose?
“I initially started with an iPad,” Dr. Patel said. “The problem with an iPad is that it doesn't have the horsepower to do the complexity of our [electr... Continue reading >>