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    1. 1. You Can Take It With You! Mobile Techologies in Health Care Faculty Technology Days 2009 University of Calgary 07 May 2009
    2. 2. Your presenters <ul><li>Rachel Chan </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Susan Powelson </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Health Sciences Library </li></ul><ul><li>University of Calgary </li></ul><ul><li>Doug Hall </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty of Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>University of Calgary </li></ul>
    3. 3. In today’s session… <ul><li>What is considered mobile technology? </li></ul><ul><li>What is available in the marketplace? </li></ul><ul><li>What is coming in the future? </li></ul><ul><li>What types of resources are available? </li></ul><ul><li>What is happening in the FOM? </li></ul>
    4. 4. At the end of the session <ul><li>You will be more familiar with mobile technologies and their applications in health care </li></ul><ul><li>You will want to implement them in your practice </li></ul>
    5. 5. What are we talking about when we talk about mobile technologies?
    6. 6. First Mobile Phone
    7. 7. <ul><li>The idea of a single portable device that can make phone calls, take pictures, record audio and video, store data, music, and movies, and interact with the Internet — all of it — has become so interwoven into our lifestyles that it is now surprising to learn that someone does not carry one. </li></ul><ul><li>The New Media Consortium and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative . (2009). 2009 Horizon Report. Retrieved 03 May 2009, from </li></ul>
    8. 8. Why use it? <ul><li>Information and applications in your pocket and readily available </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Telephone, pager, calendar, calculator, reference book, exam review, patient encounter logs, podcasts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ improve quality of care, save patients’ lives, reduce health-care expenses” </li></ul><ul><li>Baumgart, DC. (2005). Personal digital assistants in health care: experienced clinicians in the palm of your hand? Lancet (366), 1210-22 </li></ul>
    9. 9. Examples of mobile technologies <ul><li>Personal digital assistants (PDAs) </li></ul><ul><li>Smartphones </li></ul><ul><li>Netbooks </li></ul><ul><li>Laptops </li></ul>
    10. 10. Netbook/Smartphone Battle for PC Future <ul><li>We are setting up for a new class of converged product in a few short years as smartphones and netbooks probe for the natural middle ground between portability, price and functionality. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enderlie. Itbusiness edge </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Smart phone platforms <ul><li>Blackberry </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet connectivity, data plans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lions share of the market </li></ul></ul><ul><li>iPhone </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Category buster </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seamless </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lots of memory, new 3 G </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other options </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Palm Pre </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows Mobile 6 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pocket PC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Symbian </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. Comparison Burdette. Practicing Medicine in a Technological Age: Using Smartphones in Clinical Practice Clinical Infectious Diseases 2008;47:117–122
    13. 13. Market share Iphone grabs 30% of smartphone market. Fortune Dec 2, 2008.
    14. 14. “ Canada Worse than 3rd World Countries when it comes to Mobile Data Access ” 2007 <ul><li>Rogers </li></ul><ul><li>Bell </li></ul><ul><li>Telus </li></ul>
    15. 15. Considerations <ul><li>How much </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do you want spend? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Voice time do you need? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data will you be downloading, transmitting? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Instant messaging do you do? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Don’t forget the system access fee </li></ul>
    16. 16. The future of mobile technology
    17. 17. Faculty of Medicine - Education <ul><li>History of mobile technologies in Medical Education </li></ul><ul><li>Adoption of mobile devices in Medical Education </li></ul><ul><li>Family Medicine residency and clerkship </li></ul><ul><li>Undergraduate medical education </li></ul><ul><li>Plans and goals in Medical Education </li></ul>
    18. 18. Interesting Trends <ul><li>Mobile devices </li></ul><ul><li>Netbooks </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud Computing </li></ul><ul><li>App Stores </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile Technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Education </li></ul>
    19. 19. Applications
    20. 20. Types of applications <ul><li>Health care resources </li></ul><ul><li>Books </li></ul><ul><li>Calculators </li></ul><ul><li>Current Awareness Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Databases </li></ul><ul><li>Decision support tools </li></ul><ul><li>Dictionaries </li></ul><ul><li>Drug References </li></ul><ul><li>EBM Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Administrative resources </li></ul><ul><li>Calendar and scheduling </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail </li></ul><ul><li>Patient charting </li></ul><ul><li>Audiobooks </li></ul><ul><li>Word processing </li></ul>
    21. 21. Where do you find them? <ul><li>Free resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Health Sciences Library PDA Resources guide </li></ul></ul>
    22. 22. Where do you find them? <ul><li>Fee-based resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Skyscape </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Epocrates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lexi-Comp </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UpToDate </li></ul></ul>
    23. 23. Where do you find them? <ul><li>University subscription-based resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Access Medicine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access Pharmacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>First Consult </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RefMobile </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DynaMed </li></ul></ul>
    24. 24. Summary <ul><li>Overview of mobile technologies </li></ul><ul><li>What can you do with these devices </li></ul><ul><li>How you can buy them </li></ul><ul><li>What’s coming in the future </li></ul><ul><li>What applications are available </li></ul>
    25. 25. Questions?