Mobile devices are the future of medical technology
The advancement of telemedicine has led Mayo Clinic researchers to believe that the future of medical technology will be on smartphones. According to Dr. Bart Demaerschalk, a neurologist at Mayo Clinic Hospital, mobile devices can help provide quality care in remote locations and bring cheaper, more effective care to communities. 
“What we’re attempting to do is to make it even easier for the clinical specialist to insert themselves in a virtual manner for the patient in the remote environment. A mobile device should fulfill that goal,” Dr.Demaerschalk said.
Dr. Ronald Weinstein, Director of the Arizona Telemedicine Program, agrees that smartphones are the next big thing in telemedicine.
“Telemedicine is rapidly evolving into being next-generation or even a generation beyond by going to mobile health or e-health, and the concept du jour is that the smartphone is the telemedicine workstation,” Dr. Weinstein said.
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 Allen, Lorr. “Arizona studies envision telemedicine’s future on smartphones.” Cronkite News Service. Web. 27 November 2012.