Thanks in no small part to a federal government mandate, electronic health records (EHRs) are now commonly used by US healthcare providers. While these caregivers have initially managed EHRs on PCs, mobile healthcare software company Epocrates found that mobile devices are quickly being incorporated into their work behavior.
A May 2013 survey of US healthcare practitioners found that 86% of them had used a smartphone for professional purposes in 2013, up from 78% the previous year. Just over half had used a tablet in 2012, and just under half had relied on a mix of PCs, smartphones and tablets. Read the rest at eMarketer.