Powered vs. Non-Powered Medical Carts: Which Is Right for You?

Medical carts, or workstations on wheels, have become a staple tool for hospitals and other health care facilities. They allow nurses and health care practitioners to wheel medical grade computers to different locations in the hospital, as well as peripheral devices, instruments and medication,…


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Understanding Life Cycle vs MTBF in Medical Computers and Why Both Matter

For fields like the healthcare industry, specialized all-in-one computers provide a number of important benefits that traditional commercial systems don't. Medical grade computers must perform specific and sometimes highly specialized tasks in an extremely stressful environment. When purchasing…


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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…


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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…


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What is 60601-1? Decoding the International Patient Safety Standard

If you read that title, you at least know that 60601-1 is an international standard for medical grade devices that specifically relates to patient safety. Obviously that is a very vague definition, and the purpose of this blog is to block out the white noise and provide a clear understanding of…


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4 Use Cases for Medical Tablets in Healthcare

Medical tablets have revolutionized healthcare by shedding paper-based operations and by bringing quality care to underserved areas. These tablets have sophisticated systems that turn information recording to easy tasks saving time, energy, and money by improving efficiency rates. Mobility is the…


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Benefits of Cart-Mount PCs with Hot-Swap Batteries in Healthcare

The medical technology evolves in giant leaps. At the same time, tight budgets, increasingly stringent regulations and high patient expectations force hospitals to screen their acquisitions ever-more carefully. With so many options, customizations, and a wide range or prices, how does a healthcare…


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