Five Reasons Why Physicians Will Resist Prescribing Medical Apps …

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If one delves a bit more into the facts, the 80% quoted in the Jackson and Coker report is derived from yet another study by Aptilon reported in April, 2011by mobihealthnews stating that 61% of physicians had smart phones, …

1. Lack of reimbursement

2. Bad taste from EHRs

3. Many physicians are still ideologically distant from participatory medicine.

4. Medical apps do not represent sophisticated technology.

5. Physicians don’t believe medical apps will be effective tools.

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