Forty-four percent of surveyed physicians said they use a desktop computer to access an electronic health record system, according to a survey by the little blue book and Sharecare. The little blue book is a physician directory provider and Sharecare is a health and wellness social network.
The survey found that 30% of physician respondents use a laptop to access an EHR system, while 8% use a non-iPad tablet computer and 7% use an iPad. According to the survey, 4% of respondents said they use a smartphone to access an EHR system.
The report is based on a January online survey of 1,190 physicians in 75 specialties.
Source: the little blue book/Sharecare, "2012 National Physicians Survey"