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Less haste, more speed: Robust risk-benefit analysis needed

Rapid response to BMJ letter Doctors taking a pulse using their mobile phone can spread MRSA by our CEO. The authors of a recent small study on the contamination risk associated with mobile phone usage in a clinical environment[1] should … Continue reading

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Inefficient communication: a £1BN+ problem for NHS hospitals in England

We are currently compiling an evidence centre for the devices4 website which will provide links to various information resources that support the devices4 mission: to improve patient care by placing modern technology in the hands of health care professionals. In … Continue reading

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Policy and economics: Two obstacles to greater mobile phone use by health care professionals

The recent change in guidance issued to NHS Trusts by the Department of Health has added further legitimacy to the use of mobile phones by health care professionals (HCPs). For more information, please see Using mobile phones in UK hospitals: what … Continue reading

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