Electronic tablets, perhaps now even more so that chemical ones, are having a major impact on medicine and healthcare. New, improved technologies are coming out so fast and we are using them so intensively that our sense of time and space has been disrupted in ways that have nothing to do with Einstein. Today, as the world rushes to snap up Apple’s third-generation iPad, it’s worth taking a moment to reflect on the speed and scale of what’s happened, and where it could lead… The iPad is increasingly gaining fans in other eminent medical institutions such as Johns Hopkins, the Health Corporation of American, Mayo Clinic and Ottawa Hospital.
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MediaPost by Lary Mickelberg 3/22/12