A survey of 509 parents of children brought to the emergency department of a large, urban children's hospital suggests that the answer to this question is yes.
Health Care Information Technology
Pediatricians have become avid users of smartphone and tablet technology in their personal and professional lives. With many more apps to come, find here our picks for the most useful of the current batch.
Pediatricians trying to meet the government mandate to implement electronic prescribing also struggle with another issue: How to safely round dosages up or down. Now, an easy-to-adopt solution can remedy that problem. Here?s how to get the recommended rounding tolerances for 102 commonly prescribed drugs.
In medicine, as in many other fields, we quickly retrieve information from electronic sources when we need it, but we also are sent information that is "pushed out" by journal publishers, medical organizations, newspapers, and advertisers.
Development and implementation of a comprehensive electronic infrastructure are needed to support pediatric information-management functions of the medical home, according to a new AAP policy statement.
Youth spend up to 10 hours a day using a wide variety of media, including computers.
This year, a surprising number of new technologic innovations became available for primary care pediatric practice.
The Health and Human Services Department Health IT Policy Committee approved recommendations on when healthcare providers must obtain consent before exchanging patient health records electronically with other providers or health information exchange networks.
Recent reports show electronic health records sales increasing sharply in recent years.
Ninety-four percent of physicians are using smartphones to communicate, manage personal and business workflows, and access medical information, according to a new study.