Nov 06 2013
"You can access electronic medical records while not having a desktop or laptop computer between you and the patient," says College of Osteopathic Medicine Assistant Professor William Blazey, DO, in an online article for Medical Office Today about how physicians are using tablets in their practices. Blazey adds that tablet also allow him to access images that can help patients understand a diagnosis or treatment.
"I can review medications and their interactions in real time to avoid potential interactions," he adds. "An ePrescription service directly allows for prescriptions to be sent to a pharmacy and confirmed."