Anesthesiologist Has a Different Perspective on Distracted Doctoring

The concept of “distracted doctoring” has been getting a lot of national media attention in recent months as doctors, nurses and other health professionals increasingly use mobile devices in the hospital environment.  Some health experts take the position that using mobile technology in the hospital environment compromises patient care.  Dr. Keley John Booth takes a different view,...
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Digital Dexterity or Distracted Doctoring? Take our poll…

Beyond the EHR technology adoption challenges that are being felt nationwide,  technology can potentially pose other challenges as well. The use of smartphones and tablets for email and texting is becoming a standard practice throughout hospitals and clinics. Some fear the use of these now pervasive technologies as a “distraction” within the context of care delivery environments. Or does...
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