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iPhone app replaces doctors' logbooks

Date published: 28th October 2010
Publication: Science Network WA
Editor: Jaymes Brown
Author: Marisa Wikramanayake
Title: iPhone app replaces doctors’ logbooks
Link to full article: iPhone app replaces doctors’ logbooks


A DOCTOR at Sir Charles Gardner Hospital has developed an application for the iPhone that will help doctors track their hours and pay. 

Dr Rhys Clark, Resident Medical Officer at Sir Charles Gardner Hospital created the iDoctor application after seeing a need for it during his time in the hospital wards.

“Being around in the wards – you can’t carry anything big around,” he said.

“A logbook is too big to carry around, so I thought of creating one as an app.

“Everyone usually has their phone with them so it seemed the perfect way to do it.”

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Marisa is a globetrotting freelance writer, journalist and editor with cat for hire (her, not the cat). She is usually based in Melbourne but is currently flouncing around in Perth for a week for the Inaugural 2018 KSP - Varuna Foundation Fellowship. She will be at Melbourne's Continuum and online running a Writers' Bloc course in the coming weeks.

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