You may call it a quiet revolution. You may even call it a guerrilla insurrection. Whatever one may call it, nurses in large numbers are adopting the use of smartphones--often their own personal devices--at the point of care, whether their employer supports it or not.
This finding, among others, is a highlight of a new white paper from the Menlo Park, Calif.-based Spyglass Consulting Group. The report is what Spyglass Managing Director Gregg Malkary calls an outgrowth of a similar study performed in 2009. Malkary says the results demonstrate a definite change in attitude among nurses in the past five years.
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