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  1. 1. MS Health Informatics (Medical Informatics track) UP Postgraduate Institute of Medicine Smartphones for Doctors Iris Thiele Isip Tan, MD To Get or Not to Get a Clinic EMR Cesar Perez, MD Free EMR for Your Clinic Alvin B. Marcelo, MD
  2. 2. Smartphones for Doctors Iris Thiele Isip Tan MD, FPCP, FPSEM MS Health Informatics (cand.) Clinical Associate Professor, UP College of Medicine Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Department of Medicine, Philippine General Hospital
  3. 3. Cell phone: basic functions Short message service (SMS) Multimedia message service (MMS) Voice calls Phonebook capability
  4. 4. Smartphone No industry standard definition More than basic cell phone capabilities
  5. 5. Smartphone Combination of traditional PDA and cell phone More cell phone than PDA
  6. 6. Smartphone Allows 3rd-party applications Email and internet capabilities
  7. 7. “Mobile technology has the potential to revolutionize how physicians practice medicine.” Burdette et al Clin Inf Dis 2008;47:117-22
  8. 8. mHealth, enabled by mobile phones and other wireless computing devices (mDevices), is the revolutionary adoption of new communication patterns in healthcare that is stimulating the introduction of Participatory Health.
  9. 9. Which cell phone should a clinician select? 7 steps from mHealth Observatory
  10. 10. “We need to get it out of our minds, ‘I’ve only had it for a year or 18 months!’” C. Peter Waegemann VP for Development, mHealth Initiative
  11. 11. Smartphone use by MDs 36% 36% 27% iPhone 64% 37% Blackberry US physicians using a smartphone 2009 Manhattan Research Survey “Taking the Pulse”
  12. 12. The Android platform is also seeing significant growth in share of mobile ads served. In the US, the platform slowly gained 10 percent share t percent in the last four months. Worldwide growth hasn't been as significant, with the pace remaining fairly steady, though it now has 11 perce recently launched Motorola Droid is responsible for a quarter of Android's share in the US. Planned international introductions of Android de worldwide share in the next few months. Symbian OS has had almost no US presence in the smartphone market, and predictably its share of mobile ads has dropped to barely detectab plummeted from 59 percent last October to just 25 percent this past month. Nokia has finally gotten the ball rolling on open-sourcing Symbian for a comeback.
  13. 13. Step 1 Do you want to use your mobile phone as an expanded communication device or as a simple cell phone?
  14. 14. Step 2 System Integration with the hospital or other providers
  15. 15. Step 3 Local connectivity: Which carrier is best in your area?
  16. 16. Step 4 Existing contracts with carriers
  17. 17. Step 5 Do you use already a mobile device as drug database, for EMR input or for reference programs?
  18. 18. Step 6 Which apps might you use?
  19. 19. Estimated clinical and consumer health applications on mDevices RIM MS Windows 6.1 Apple Symbian Palm Total BB BB HTC Sony HTC Samsung Phones Curve Storm Touch iPhone Ericsson Pro Code 8330 9500 HD 350 Estimated clinical 400 375 335 370 150 1,600 150 ? ~ 3,725 applications Estimated consumer ? ? ? ? ? 970 ? ? ~ 1,000 health applications mHealth Initiative
  20. 20. Medical apps Drug databases Practice tools Medical calculators Communication managers Reference programs Financial tools Decision support Documentation tools Learning
  21. 21. Today’s experienced physician needs close to 2 million pieces of information to practice medicine. Denekamp Y. IMAJ 2007;9:771-6
  22. 22. 2 unanswered clinical questions for every 3 patients seen by MD 40% fact 44% medical opinion MDs pursue only ~30% of their questions Denekamp Y. IMAJ 2007;9:771-6
  23. 23. PubMed can be accessed using cellphone or PDA with wireless Information at the point-of-care
  24. 24. Step 7 Considering a new life style?
  25. 25. CNET Review: 5 Best Smartphones updated 5 February 2010 Apple iPhone 3GS
  26. 26. CNET Review: 5 Best Smartphones updated 5 February 2010 Motorola Droid
  27. 27. CNET Review: 5 Best Smartphones updated 5 February 2010 HTC Nexus One by Google
  28. 28. CNET Review: 5 Best Smartphones updated 5 February 2010 RIM Blackberry Bold 9700
  29. 29. CNET Review: 5 Best Smartphones updated 5 February 2010 Palm Pre Plus
  30. 30. You are all invited to the annual convention of the Philippine Society for the Study of the Aging Male Hail the Aging Male! MABUHAY ANG hARI! 4 March 2010 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Kalayaan Hall, Club Filipino, Greenhills Thank You