Since healthcare pros have embraced tablets in a big way, tablet makers have come up with a few design and feature twists for this demanding audience.
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Introduced in July, 2011, the Panasonic Toughbook H2 handheld tablet runs Windows 7 Professional and has an Intel Core 5 vPro processor. For healthcare environments, the Toughbook H2 has been designed for easy disinfection and does not require a fan, reducing the risk of spreading potentially pathogenic microorganisms from patient to patient. The device is a secure platform for barcode medication administration, vitals capture, and electronic medical records capture and review. At 3.5 pounds, the H2 has 6.5 hours of battery life and includes fast charging twin hot-swappable batteries.
InformationWeek Elite 100Our data shows these innovators using digital technology in two key areas: providing better products and cutting costs. Almost half of them expect to introduce a new IT-led product this year, and 46% are using technology to make business processes more efficient.
The UC Infrastructure TrapWorries about subpar networks tanking unified communications programs could be valid: Thirty-one percent of respondents have rolled capabilities out to less than 10% of users vs. 21% delivering UC to 76% or more. Is low uptake a result of strained infrastructures delivering poor performance?