Health IT's Newest Ideas: HIMSS12 Preview
February 07, 2012 11:32 AM Take an early look at 14 of the most interesting health IT products and services that will be displayed at the annual HIMSS conference, happening this month in Las Vegas.
PatientSafe Solutions' PatientTouch
PatientSafe Solutions will be demonstrating PatientTouch, a mobile care product that enables healthcare providers to coordinate people, processes, and data in real time. The PatientTouch System is comprised of the company's PatientTouch Platform, PatientTouch electronic Mobile Medical Appliance, and PatientTouch System Manager.
PatientTouch delivers Positive Patient Identification (PPID) workflows, clinically contextual communications, and configurable care interventions via a single, easy-to-use device running on the Apple iPod touch. The product is configurable to hospital policies and procedures for medication administration, nursing intervention, clinical documentation, and communication.
The product comes with a rugged jacket and has a 12-hour battery life and its software incorporates Apple's iOS platform.