Ottawa Hospital has captured the attention of the entire healthcare industry, and with good reason: They now have 3,000 iPad devices rolled out for implementation. CIO Dale Potter has committed to buying several thousand more iPads in 2012, saying that his “gut feeling” about the technology is strong. “I told our CEO he should fire me if this doesn’t work,” Potter tells TabTimes.
The TabTimes article offers several suggestions that CIOs in the U.S. should consider as they think about mobile device issues for their facilities. In particular, CIOs would be wise to focus on: