The $9.99 iPad for Healthcare

Many people in healthcare are still debating the value of the iPad in their medical practice. For example, Dr. West has expressed his iPad hesitations. That’s why I was fascinated when I saw this video which demonstrated a $9.99 iPad like tablet. This tablet even has some features the actual iPad has. Check out the video below to see what I mean:

I’m reminded of a previous post I did (which I can’t find right now) where I discuss the perfect solution to charting. It’s flexible, easy to learn, portable, etc….it’s a paper chart. Of course, don’t let the humor distract you from the benefits of an EMR or EHR.

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John Lynn

John Lynn

John Lynn is the Founder of, a network of leading Healthcare IT resources. The flagship blog, Healthcare IT Today, contains over 13,000 articles with over half of the articles written by John. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 20 million times.

John manages Healthcare IT Central, the leading career Health IT job board. He also organizes the first of its kind conference and community focused on healthcare marketing, Healthcare and IT Marketing Conference, and a healthcare IT conference,, focused on practical healthcare IT innovation. John is an advisor to multiple healthcare IT companies. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can be found on Twitter: @techguy.


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