Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Wireless Handheld Devices Could Improve Infectious Disease Reporting

A study published in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice reported that availability of handheld devices and wireless access to informational websites can improve physician reporting of infectious disease outbreaks...MORE

Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Physician Use of Internet Increases

Physicians use of the Internet for work related activities is increasing. A recent survey by Jupiter Research shows that eighty-nine percent of responding physicians responding research clinical information online at least monthly, compared with 75% in 2005. In 2007, 78% of survey respondents reported communicating with colleagues via e-mail, and 39% reported communicating with patients via e-mail, up from 2005, when 54% reported e-mailing colleagues and 20% used e-mail with patients. MORE....