The simple iPhone interface and Multi-Touch technology let busy doctors get up to speed quickly. Now that Apple has hundreds of medical apps available, iPhone becomes an instant pocket reference for everything from anatomical charts to diagnostic tools, allowing clinicians the freedom to create their own application workflows.
In May 2012 Manhattan Research published its latest data on physician smartphone, tablet, and app adoption, which in most ways outpaces the average consumer. In May the research firm found that already 62 percent of US doctors already had some kind of tablet device — twice as many as in 2011 — and even many of those with devices planned to buy an additional one within a few months.
iPhone gives doctors the right information at the right moment, having that information available right at the point of care, gives confident decision-making between doctor and patient.