Category Archives: Medical Grade Computers

How Medical Computers can Help Combat the Opioid Crisis

Prescription opioids have been in the news quite a bit lately. Congress just recently passed sweeping legislation, commonly known as the SUPPORT bill, to help combat the opioid epidemic that has been on the rise the past several years. According to studies done by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 115 people per day are … Continue reading How Medical Computers can Help Combat the Opioid Crisis

Bringing Medicine to the Field with Mobile Technology

There can be no doubt that mobile technology has completely changed the way we interact with the world. It has also had a major impact on nearly every industry from agriculture to e-commerce. The healthcare industry is no exception. There are a number of ways that medical grade tablets are changing the way healthcare can … Continue reading Bringing Medicine to the Field with Mobile Technology

Breaking Down the ROI of Medical Computers

It can be difficult for an IT department in any industry to convince a CFO to write a bigger check for computer hardware. The fact remains that medical grade computers are going to be more expensive than a commercial grade computer. But it is also important to understand that IT hardware is, at a minimum, … Continue reading Breaking Down the ROI of Medical Computers

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4 Must Have Features for Clean Environment Computer

Walk into any hospital emergency room and one might immediately worry about being exposed to germs and illnesses. It’s a very real problem, as nearly 100,000 people die of nosocomial infections (illnesses contracted while receiving care for a different issue) every year. There are a number of areas in a hospital where the average patient … Continue reading 4 Must Have Features for Clean Environment Computer

What is the Internet of Medical Things?

By now, most people are familiar with the internet of things. While these connected devices are certainly changing how we interact with the world, having a refrigerator that is connected to your video doorbell isn’t exactly life-changing. When it comes to the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT), however, we are already seeing life-altering applications. The … Continue reading What is the Internet of Medical Things?

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3 Ways Medical Computers Improve Veterinary Care

When we talk about medical grade computers, we typically think of human patients. But our four-legged friends and the veterinarians that take care of them can greatly benefit from medical grade technology as well. Whether it be treating a pet in the suburbs or livestock on the farm, veterinarians treat an incredible variety of animals … Continue reading 3 Ways Medical Computers Improve Veterinary Care

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How to Prevent HIPAA Violations with a Secure Medical Computer System

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was implemented in 1996, and set strict standards for properly securing medical records. The internet was only beginning to become a force in the world when HIPAA went into effect, and its creators could not have imagined the kinds of security threats modern medical computer systems would … Continue reading How to Prevent HIPAA Violations with a Secure Medical Computer System

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EHR Software: Benefits and Challenges for Medical Grade Computers

The rapid expansion of technological innovation has been keenly felt in the medical field. Healthcare providers now enjoy the benefits of new surgical tools, dedicated medical PCs, and high-end devices that make diagnosing and treating patients much more effective. This trend goes well beyond hardware. Electronic health records (EHR) have rapidly become a staple of … Continue reading EHR Software: Benefits and Challenges for Medical Grade Computers

5 Ways Hospitals Are Using Medical Computer Systems

Just a few years ago, hospitals and similar medical facilities lagged behind other industries when it came to effective use of computers. But government regulations such as HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) and Medicare/Medicaid information systems established an enhanced need for proper medical computer systems, while improved technology made such systems more affordable … Continue reading 5 Ways Hospitals Are Using Medical Computer Systems

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Understanding How Medical Computers Enhance EMR Capability

Technology in hospitals has advanced greatly towards automation and electronic document storage to improve the lives of patients and facilitate the jobs of medical professionals. As of 2015 96% of all non-federal acute care hospitals had adopted basic EMR software. Even in rural areas adoption was at 80% – up from just 53% as recently … Continue reading Understanding How Medical Computers Enhance EMR Capability