We've previously posted about what physicians hope for from a clinical information system (CIS); highlighting the daily informational gripes that can be eased with good process and product in the hands of eHealth-literate physicians. Our day-in-the-life demonstration showed how new ways of interacting with the health record could help physicians manage complex information tasks.
Interesting to note how the more positive US EHR press (there's lots of negative these days!) showcases the difference that mobile apps can make. It's not that the entire health record is better experienced on a small screen; instead a few practical helpmates with focused interfaces that are easy to use everywhere physicians work. A recent Forbes article praises of mobile apps, citing functions that we deploy with Connect Care: