Smartphones Represent the Future of Democratized Health Care

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While Republicans and Democrats are still debating the merits of ObamaCare on Capitol Hill as the nation is starting to sign up customers under the Affordable Care Act, a new proposition could make the cost of primary healthcare even more affordable. Thanks to wireless connectivity and video chats, smartphones could now provide easy access to […]

Motion Computing Brings Intel Core i3 to C5v TabletPC

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Motion Computing has just released an update to its enterprise-targeted C5 line of tablets in the form of the C5v, which brings a lower cost Intel Core i3 option to the slate. Previous models of the C5 line use the Intel Core i5 or i7 processor, and the addition of Core i3 support will provide […]

Active Ink Software Launches Software for Physical Therapists

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Physical therapists looking for some ways to improve their interaction with their patient should take a look at Active Ink Software’s new application Active PT. Details on Active PT can be found below. Active PT is $1000 + $200 per month. By the way, congratulations to Active Ink Software on the launch of their new […]

Microsoft Surface Getting Demoed at HiMSS09

The healthcare industry is getting a lot of focus these days and Microsoft Surface is right in the mix of it. For our readers interested in healthcare and multi-touch, you might want to checkout Surface at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society HiMSS09   conference where a multitude of applications geared around enhancing the […]

TabletKiosk MediSlate MCA i1040XT Reviewed, Impressive

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With President Obama focusing in on the healthcare industry, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see that companies like TabletKiosk, TegaTech, Panasonic, and Motion Computing have the right product at the right time. TabletKiosk’s own MediSlate MCA i1040XT Tablet PC underwent a very thorough review, and the folks at DigitalReviews came away quite impressed. […]

Motion and Sig-Tec Ink a Deal

Motion Computing and Sig-Tec are aiming to improve identity management to mobile healthcare workers. Their press highlights the aim of their new partnership: ““Motion is pleased to be working with Sig-Tec, an industry leader in identity and access management software. Sig-Tec’s software solutions can enhance the mobility offered by Motion tablet PCs by enabling users […]

Urodynamix Develops uroNIRS System Using Motion Computing C5 MCA

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Press release: Motion Computing ®, a leader in mobile computing and wireless communications, announced today that Urodynamix Technologies Ltd. (TSX-V:URO), a Canadian medical device company that develops non-invasive medical technology for large and growing global healthcare markets, is using the Motion ® C5 mobile clinical assistant (MCA) as the platform for its uroNIRS 2000â„¢ Bladder […]

CES 2009: Interview with Chris Lenart, Designer of Motion’s C5 Tablet PC

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We love the story behind products, and we got just that last week during CES. While we were at CntrStg, we got word that Chris Lenart, the designer of Motion Computing’s C5, was in the house. Chris runs Lenart Studios, a design firm with an impressive list of clients: Fujitsu, Palm, Nike, Motion Computing, Memorex, […]

TabletKiosk’s New MediSlate

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Just got out of a meeting with TabletKiosk where they showed off their new MediSlate MCA. The screen is resistive touch, has dual hot-swappable batteries, and runs an Intel Atom processor. It’ll be available to order in the middle of January, shipping end of January, no pricing available at this point. Here some pictures. TabletKiosk […]

Motion Computing Secures $6 Million in New Funding

This is definitely good news for our friends at Motion Computing, and a good sign that 2009 should be a better year for them than 2008. They just secured $6 million in new funding from new and previous investment companies. Motion Computing ®, a leader in mobile computing and wireless communications, announced today that it […]

Motion Tablet PCs Bring Good Things To Life

This is an amazing video to watch. TechFlash’s Todd Bishop was meeting with the staff of Gossman Center for Advanced Pediatric and Perinatal Simulation and shot this video of how a Motion Computing LE1700 Tablet PC is used to help train doctors and nurses in the birthing delivery process.

Fujitsu Announces the Esprimo MA – Mobile Clinical Assistant

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The mobile clinical assistant space is heating up, with Fujitsu throwing in their own tablet pc as an option. bjhc has all the details: Fujitsu Siemens Computers has announced the launch of the Esprimo MA, a tablet PC designed for mobile working in the healthcare sector. It is based on the Intel Mobile Clinical Assistant […]

The Right Touch In The Surgical Center

I’m always on the lookout for how organizations utilize systems to help improve their workflow, whether it be a manual solution or a technical one. I’m a firm believer in balancing technology with the right environment, letting technology get out of the way and do what it does best. The past three weeks have been […]

The Paper Towel Solution

So, I’m sitting up with Maggie in her hospital room at 3:30 a.m., watching The Princess Bride (her favorite movie). No better time than this to finish off an article I’ve been working on the past several weeks. As I’ve been watching various nurses, doctors, and other staff help my daughter, I’ve been paying particular […]

Views of the Panasonic Toughbook MCA

Panasonic announced their Intel Atom based Mobile Clinical Assistant (MCA) today. The system meets the usual Toughbook standards of ruggedness while addressing the needs of the healthcare community. One advantage of Atom based systems is that they can be completely sealed – important in a hospital setting. Atom is low power enough and cool enough […]

Maybe Some Body In Cupertino Is Listening to TechCrunch

Ok, I doubt that Steve Jobs and crew are really feeling the pressure from the TechCrunch Tablet announcement, but the timing of this latest rumor from MacDailyNews, on top of the ““mystery product” talk from yesterday sure raises an eyebrow, even if we’ve heard most of it before. Think MacBook screen, possibly a bit smaller, […]

Motion Computing Announces Enhancements to C5 / F5 Tablet PCs

Motion Computing is improving upon their C5 / F5 Tablet PCs by integrating WWAN into the C5, offering SSD as an option, increasing HDD capacity at no additional cost, and introducing new accessories like the new Mobile Dock and Flex Carry hand strap. If you have not been reading our Talk To Motion thread, be […]

Ritescript and ESO Solutions Come Together

Mobile health care just got another interesting solution.  In a press release e-mail today we received information about a new combined solution for rugged note taking while out in the field. ritePen 3.0 software will be integrated with ESO Proâ„¢ Mobile software application for Emergency Medical Services and Fire organizations. Using ESO Pro Mobile on […]

Allegiance Technology – EMR, Voice Recognition and Tablet PC Seminar

In the Philly area on April 3rd?  If so – make sure and take the time to visit the Radnor Hotel.  John Hill will be there with his company, Allegiance Technology,  for a demonstration of Electronic Medical Records, Dragon NaturallySpeaking voice recognition and Tablet PCs. Can’t beat it – ANY time to sit and get […]

Tennessee’s Medicaid and A Tablet PC Pilot Program

Them doctors that are roaming around in the hills of Tenneessee are going to be takin’ along some newfangled Tablet PC’s with ‘em while making their travels. Those doctors are going to be taking part in a study by The Bureau of TennCare and Shared Health’s HIE pilot program that just started in March.    And […]