Motion and Intel to Announce Results of C5 Usability Study

Motion Computing and Intel will be holding an event in San Jose on December 4th to announce the results of usability studies of their C5 Tablet PC mobile clinical assistant. There will be a live webcast of the event ( 10 – 11:30 am PST). We’ll be covering the live webcast and will post a wrap-up of the studies here on GBM, too.

Here are the details:


WHAT: Intel Corporation and Motion Computing will hold a press and industry event to reveal results from usability studies featuring the Motion Computing C5 mobile clinical assistant (MCA). The MCA was created by Intel with support from Motion to enable nurses and clinicians to more effectively do their jobs on the move, and provide better care by spending more time at the patient bedside. Industry-leading hospitals will discuss the impact of MCA implementations on quality of care, productivity and clinician satisfaction.

Additionally, Intel and Motion will lead a discussion with key healthcare leaders regarding the struggles nurses and caregivers face, technology’s role in healthcare reform and Intel and Motion’s unique approach to delivering a product that meets the needs of nurses and clinicians.

WHO: Industry healthcare thought leaders will present real-world benefits of the C5. Those speaking include:
–Patricia A. Abbott, Ph.D, RN, FAAN, FACMI; Co-Director, PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center for Nursing Knowledge, Information Management & Sharing (KIMS); Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing

–Michael Blum, MD, CMIO & Assoc. Professor, UCSF Medical Center
–Marilyn Schaffner, RN, Ph.D, CNO & VP Patient Care Svs, MUSC
–Wayne Sensor, CEO, Alegent Health
–Onica Ulveling, Pharm.D., Clinical Pharmacist, Intensive Care Units, Children’s Hospital in Omaha

Additional thought leaders in attendance will be:
–Nancy L. Johnson, former Congresswoman, chairwoman of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, co-chairwoman of Health IT Now! Coalition


–Louis Burns, vice president and general manager, Intel Digital Health Group
–Scott Eckert, CEO, Motion Computing


WHEN: Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2007, 10 – 11:30 a.m. PST

WHERE: The Tech Museum of Innovation, 201 South Market St., San Jose, Calif.