ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:
Mobile computing devices
Dr. Lin will adopt his presentation from the 2005 Assembly on his favorite PDA applications into an article.
This article will discuss how one physician uses his personal digital assistant (PDA) proactively to track his patients in a personal care facility.
This article describes an approach to critically evaluating PDA medical applications for practicality, applicability and usefulness in medical practices.
The author gives his "top-10" list of free medical software applications that family physicians can use on their personal digital assistants (PDAs).
The author, a time management expert, explains why people are giving up their PDAs and returning to paper planning. She also provides instructions for getting the best of both worlds by combining paper and electronic scheduling.
The author evaluates a list of evidence-based resources for the personal digital assistant and offers tips for better utilization of these resources at the point of care.
The author provides tips for customizing a PDA so that it is more useful to the physician at the point of care.
The article provides an overview of the different software programs available for securing information stored on PDAs and also describes why users should install one of these programs.
The author describes how to use handheld computers for billing and coding purposes and reviews software for each specific billing task family physicians encounter.
The author provides step-by-step instructions for downloading medical information, databases, charts, forms and more from the Internet to a personal digital assistant.