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According to Manhattan Research, BlackBerry devices still prevail among U.S. doctors with smart phones, with a 37% usage rate, compared with 27% for the iPhone.
According to market-research firm Manhattan Research LLC, of New York, about 64% of U.S. physicians are using smart phones; up from just 50% two years ago. The firm expects that figure to increase to 81% by 2011, with the majority of physicians owning iPhones or BlackBerrys.
Using a remote monitoring system with high-resolution video and real time data on patient vitals, one doctor is able to treat multiple patients in the ICU at once.
Using this type of medicine at Johns Hopkins “cut ICU deaths by 50% and saved 90 lives annually. (p. 37)