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This article was published on June 1, 2011

4 out of 5 doctors plan to buy an iPad in the next year [Infographic]

4 out of 5 doctors plan to buy an iPad in the next year [Infographic]
Courtney Boyd Myers
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Courtney Boyd Myers

Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups gr Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups grow internationally. Previously, she was the Features Editor and East Coast Editor of TNW covering New York City startups and digital innovation. She loves magnets + reading on a Kindle. You can follow her on Facebook, Twitter @CBM and .

Did you know the use of home-based monitors connected to healthcare data centers can reduce mortality in cardiac implant patients by 50%? Or that CardioComm’s telehealth products have been shown to reduce inpatient admission by 20% for those with multiple chronic conditions? Or that a platform called The Wound Technology Network can help to lower the $33 billion cost of treating diabetic ulcers by 70%?

The medical health revolution is here, thanks in large part to a few notable digital devices like the iPad. Stuart Karten Design, a Los Angeles based design and innovation consultancy, put together this infographic on wireless health, including mobile technology, medical and healthcare. Data from the infographic is based on information gathered at the recent WLSA 6th Annual Convergence Summit in San Diego.

Check it out here and click the image to enlarge: