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Howard J. Luks, MD

Howard J. Luks, MD

A Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon in Hawthorne, NY. Dr. Howard Luks specializes in the treatment of the shoulder, knee, elbow, and ankle. He has a very "social" patient centric approach and believes that the more you understand about your issue, the more informed your decisions will be. Ultimately your treatments and his recommendations will be based on proper communications, proper understanding, and shared decision-making principles – all geared to improve your quality of life.

6 comments on “iPad Usefullness in Health Care #hcr #iPad #in

  • Hi Howard, wow your posterous is looking fabulous and mysterious these days. I am testing Personal Medicine’s Platform on Safari as we speak on the ipad… a couple of our early doc’s are on it… it is looking good, in order for everything to work, it means development moving forward needs to be more flex and less flash…and newcrop eprescriber we are on is the weakest link… but the steps are in place, ecommerce, PHR/EMR, 4G and the ipad, mobile health means mobile physicians… I’ll keep you posted… Natalie Hodge MD FAAP [email protected]://www.slideshare.net/nataliehodge/natalie-hodge-md-faap-innovation-in-pr…

  • Physicians, hospitals, and clinics have been using tablets (without issues) for years now to keep records. Where have you been?

  • And I have been one them… users that it. The issue I have is whether the iPad, which is clearly not a tablet PC is up to the challenge of running our EMR, CPOE, Communications platforms…. from what I see and hear the answer is no… Help us out if you know better.

  • yes, but I need a device for the purposes of ” virtual office” practice, one that has LONG BATTERY LIFE, that I can DROP, ( not having a team of IT guys at my disposal) and runs a consumer oriented application and ecommerce business for cash pay. The possibility here is that the device enables 80% cost reductions for primary care doctors here. Oh, and the motion t5 costs upwards of 3 grand… so costs savings here are massive… ( call up Epic and ask about their price tag) What I am talking about is SAAS FOR PHYSICIANS, with no upfront licensing costs.

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