We’re sensing that Apple might just have a hit on its hands with the iPad, at least in the medical field. Epocrates, the medical software company did a survey of more than 350 clinicians to gauge their interest in the new tablet. They found that:
- Nine percent of survey respondents plan to buy the iPad when it was immediately available,
- Another 13 percent plan to buy it within the year,
- Thirty-eight percent of respondents expressed interest in the iPad with the request of more information to solidify their purchase decision
That means that almost 60% of doctors are considering the iPad for their work, with a third of those ready to buy. Not too bad for a product that hits the streets in seven weeks.
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