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How Will the Microsoft Surface and iPad Mini Fare in a Healthcare Setting?

November 12, 2012
by Gabriel Perna
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A podcast looking at the present and future of tablets in healthcare

In this podcast, Carl Fleming, senior advisor at the consultancy firm, Impact Advisors talks with Associate Editor Gabriel Perna about the latest developments in tablets and how it could effect healthcare. Specifically, they talk how well equipped the latest tablets from Microsoft, the Surface, and Apple, the iPad Mini, are for a healthcare setting. Fleming likes Microsoft’s chances in healthcare because of its past success in enterprise, and the Surface’s key board, which he says, will be easy for physicians to take notes on.

In addition, Fleming discusses why some providers have been hesitant to invest in tablets for their physicians. He says it comes down to security and apps. Lastly, he looks ahead and predicts the future for tablets in a provider setting, while simultaneously discussing some of the industry trends.

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