While computers entered most workplaces decades ago, some aspects of the medical profession have been slower to adopt. Computers made appearances in nurse’s stations, billing areas, and medical transcription as early as any industry, but it’s not until recently that they’ve started following doctors right into exam and treatment rooms. That’s because it’s not until recently that computers have been able to meet doctors needs for power, portability, sturdiness, and a quick note-and-reference usability that’s readily found in the paper files they were used to.
Finally, however, rugged tablet technology has closed that gap, and tablets now offer all the functionality doctors have needed in the office, plus dozens of other benefits that doctors have been hoping to get into their treatment rooms for some time. The shift in available technology has led to big changes. Medical offices have rapidly appropriated the technology, and have seen massive improvements in their costs and error rates. (more…)
Doctors & Nurses are increasingly using tablet PCs in their practices to facilitate clinical diagnosis and provide quick access to patient health records.
Digital technology is driving a revolution in healthcare, and the progress shows no signs of stopping. Medical News Today reports on several trends in medical technology that are aiding in patient diagnosis, treatment, and making hospitals more efficient and effective places. Estone Tech is at the forefront of this movement, providing durable and rugged tablet computers for healthcare environments that speed service and provide a variety of tools & healthcare apps for nurses, doctors, and healthcare administrators.
While a large part of the digital health revolution has focused on consumer and patient products, such as health apps and health monitoring wearables like the FitBit, the use of portable computers in doctors offices and hospitals has grown exponentially in the past few years. A study in Healthcare IT News found that 79.8% of healthcare professionals, clinicians, and healthcare IT staff use tablets in their everyday jobs. The study found that the technology provided improved clinician communication and easier access to clinical and non-clinical data. (more…)
Orlando, FL – The nation’s Healthcare Information and Management professionals spent 4 days at the Orange County Convention Center meeting IT leaders to view the latest computing solutions. Estone took the opportunity to attend and share how embedded computing and custom tablet computers can serve their needs. From February 19th through the 23rd, Estone Tech met with individuals and groups from all over Florida to discuss their needs and demonstrate the power of modern rugged tablet pcs for healthcare and pharmacy use. (more…)
The Intel IoT Solutions alliance helps individuals and businesses connect with IoT solution leaders.
Tempe, AZ – Estone Tech had an opportunity to discuss the latest advancements and concepts in embedded computing and the fast growing “Internet of Things”(IoT) with industry experts and leaders at the Intel® Internet of Things World Wide Connections Event in Tempe, AZ. Held from March 31st through April 2nd, 2015, this selective IoT event brought together roughly 70 worldwide leaders in vertical markets involved in IoT development for 3 days of discussion, development, and networking. Held at the Tempe Mission Palms resort, the event helped forge relationships and contacts that will guide the industry for years to come. (more…)