iPad EHR application

The Allscripts Wand provides users of Allscripts EHRs a unique, native iPad application that extends the most commonly used functions of the company’s professional and enterprise solutions. The intuitive interface allows clinicians to review a chart quickly before entering the exam room, input real-time information, such as vitals and medications from the exam room, and access EHR information after hours. The developers employed human performance modeling, the technique used by NASA to predict and improve pilot performance, to ensure that user input translated into the final product. Allscripts


RTLS solution is all-around winner

Awarepoint’s aware360°Suite translates real-time data into actionable intelligence by enabling hospitals and health systems to monitor the location of patients, staff and assets. Users can aggregate that information with their scheduling systems and EHRs to improve operating efficiency, reduce costs, enhance equipment workflow and augment staff productivity across the enterprise. Solution modules include: awareAssets, awarePatientCare, awareCareTeam, awareSurgical, awareED and awareRadiology. The awareHandHygiene module has infection prevention covered by ensuring hand-hygiene compliance by physicians, nurses and other employees. Awarepoint


Universal, cloud-based fleet management

MobileForce Fleet Management is a cloud-based system that allows healthcare providers to easily manage their mobile carts and power systems anytime, anywhere. This solution was developed on a vendor-agnostic mobility platform, so users have total flexibility as to device, cart and power system integration. Users get real-time data on key metrics, including estimated run time, remaining charge percentage and temperature. The system offers predictive analysis, utilization dashboards and direct alerts. A centralized, Web-based portal includes an exception-based notifications module to streamline important communications. Futura Mobility


Next-gen Wi-Fi RTLS staff badge/pager

The Ekahau B4 Staff Badge and Pager features an OLED text display and multiple buttons that allow users to receive text messages over Wi-Fi and acknowledge receipt or initiate calls and alarms. A unique feature is a built-in alarm switch for staff duress events. The B4 badge builds on Ekahau’s T301BD staff badge, which is being phased out of production. The B4 is more rugged and incorporates the latest SOC (system on a chip) Wi-Fi 802.11g radio, CPU and memory. Ekahau


All-in-one computing just for healthcare

With low power consumption, advanced performance and a sleek, versatile design, the GammaTech A22i was specifically engineered for the medical industry. This feature-rich, 22-inch high-def touch-screen convertible tablet includes Intel’s Ivy Bridge platform, third-generation i-Core CPU and Rapid Start Technology. The 10.65-pound, 1-inch-thick unit can run on battery power if needed and can be securely docked using its VESA mounting capability on medical carts. Two DDR3 memory slots provide up to 8 GB of memory with support for SATA 3.0. Includes Intel Wi-Fi b/g/n; Bluetooth option available. GammaTech




A new computing lifeline

The 14-inch LIFEBOOK U772 Ultrabook is distinguished by its frameless WXGA HD Crystal View display delivering edge-to-edge viewing and support for an optional port replicator for easy docking/connecting to an external monitor, mouse and/or keyboard. This unit sports an ultra-slim .69-inch profile, a weight of only 3.15 pounds, a fast boot up and approximately seven hours of battery life. This computer is one of the first Ultrabook devices to offer a large HDD with SSD cache in the thinnest profile available for the commercial market. Optional 3G WWAN available. Fujitsu America



3M offers privacy screen protectors for tablets

Experience the freedom to work privately in public. 3M Privacy Screen Protectors help maintain privacy on tablets without sacrificing image clarity or touch-screen performance. They also safeguard the tablet screen with a thin, abrasion-resistant hardcoat designed to resist scratches. Whether you’re working with PHI or simply checking email, 3M’s proprietary microlouver technology lets you clearly see the information on your screen, while people at your sides see only a darkened screen. 3M


Recorder app for iPhone and iPad

Philips’ Recorder app for iPhone and iPad turns the device into a wireless digital dictation recorder. The app works seamlessly with Philips’ professional SpeechExec Enterprise software, which allows users to record, edit and send dictation files directly from the mobile device. It also enables users to record and email dictation files directly through their iPhone, which offers flexibility to record files from any location or at any time. In addition, the app features user-friendly screen controls for intuitive operations and fast editing, automatic file encryption for maximum security and priority settings to indicate which recordings are urgent. Philips Speech Processing







Ambulances get 4G LTE in-vehicle networks

Verizon Wireless has teamed with In Motion Technology to create the first wireless mobile router system available for extending the enterprise network to the vehicle over the world’s largest 4G LTE network. The In Motion Technology onBoard system includes a Mobile Gateway that transforms vehicles into secure, mobile hotspots; a network management system that monitors network health and communications; and a mobile-optimized VPN server providing end-to-end security. The technology connects laptops, tablets, EKGs, electronic patient care reporting (EPCR), IP cameras, computer-aided dispatch and vehicle diagnostic systems. Verizon Wireless; In Motion Technology



Bluetooth 2-D barcode scanner

The Antimicrobial Protection Series 1664H pocket-size scanner sports a unique disinfection-friendly treatment that will not scrub off with alcohol cleaning and also protects the product from bacteria growth in clinical settings. This lightweight scanner is equipped with 4 MB of memory for spacious data storage and reads 2-D and 1-D barcodes. It operates on a rechargeable, long-life Li-ion battery and is armed with Bluetooth technology to support a wide working range for instant data synchronization with back-end systems. CipherLab

Deployment options for wireless LANs

WLAN solutions from Meru Networks can now be deployed on premise, within virtualized private cloud environments or as subscription-based, hosted applications. The company’s new Virtual Mobility Controllers are VMware-based virtual appliances that operate on standard x86 computing platforms in data center or private cloud environments. The E(z)RF services and the Meru Identity Manager guest-access products are also available as virtual, hosted solutions. These solutions improve efficiency and data center utilization while giving IT flexibility and control to deal with the increasing flood of devices. Meru Networks

iPad case designed for med professionals

The AirStrap Med is a sanitizable case for iPad 2 and 3 designed for easy use by medical personnel while they are caring for patients. This solution is constructed as a lightweight, two-piece frame with built-in screen shield that closes securely around the tablet. It lets users easily hold an iPad in one hand while using it to view medical records, apps, X-rays and more. It allows full control of the iPad’s multi-touch screen even while wearing latex or nitrile gloves. Griffin Technology

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