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[14 Mar 2011 | One Comment | 3,442 Views]

Interesting summary of how iPad is slowly making it’s way into enterprise, education and health-care market. Here are some of the key findings –
1) There are now at least 366 enterprises and schools testing/deploying iPads in a mass way. This, no doubt, is a massive undercount.
2) That’s 52% growth in the last 4 months.
3) 255, or 70%, are by either colleges or K-12 schools.
4) The next most popular vertical by public deployments is government, with 2.5%. Third is healthcare, with 0.6%.
5) That doesn’t jibe with other surveys showing financial …

EMR, Headline, HealthGov, Medicare »

[27 Feb 2011 | Comments Off | 2,359 Views]
Obama Administration Starts $27 Billion Incentive Program for Doctors and Hospitals

New York Times reporting on efforts to accelerate migration of patient health records to electronic systems:

The United States is embarking this year on a grand experiment in the government-driven adoption of technology — ambitious, costly and potentially far-reaching in impact. The goal is to improve health care and to reduce its long-term expense by moving the doctors and hospitals from ink and paper into the computer age — through a shift to digital patient records.
Step back from the details and what emerges is a huge challenge in innovation design. What …