Physicians' Most-Desired mHealth Functionality

Physicians are most interested in using their mobile devices to access electronic health records, according to a survey from MedData Group.

Almost 60 percent of physicians surveyed were interested in mobile EHR access. Other areas of mobile interest include secure texting (42 percent), researching drug information (40 percent) and patient portals for scheduling communication (35 percent).

Currently, just 18 percent of physicians access EHRs on their mobile device.

Results are based on 532 survey responses collected between December 2013 and March 2014.

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