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Physicians' Use of Handheld Personal Computing Devices Increases From 15% in 1999 to 26% in 2001

Many experts predict that within a few years most doctors will use handheld computing devices, such as the Palm(TM) handhelds or Pocket PC as an integral part of their everyday practice. It is expected that they will be used to track and update medical records for prescribing, and for billing and practice management. The trend is moving strongly in this direction, according to Harris Interactive Computing in Physician's Practice, but the pace of change suggests that a majority of doctors will

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