Mobile Devices Solutions Guide

April 1, 2012

Mobile computing with a twist

The Toughbook C1 is available with a multi-touch + digitizer screen for finger and gesture computing and an electronic stylus. This tablet features a unique, durable triple-hinge design: two hinges for opening and closing the screen and another hinge for rotating the screen into tablet mode. Other standout features include hot-swappable twin batteries for continuous use and an ergonomic strap and dome hand support for comfortable use.


Telehealth goes touch-tablet route

The Genesis Touch collects vital signs from patients and transmits the information to Honeywell’s LifeStream Management Suite, so healthcare providers can track and monitor their patients’ data. This solution blends HomMed’s highly intuitive user interface with the strengths of Samsung Mobile’s Galaxy Tab platform and the Verizon network, while acting as a portal to access a wide range of applications, such as Fuze Meeting. The HIPAA-compliant device includes a tamper-resistant interface that protects the unit and its information from viruses.

Honeywell HomMed

Super-safe mobile clinical computing

Dell’s Mobile Clinical Computing (MCC) solution combines desktop virtualization, single sign-on and strong authentication technologies with expert consulting, implementation and support services. By storing information in the data center, not the endpoint device, MCC helps reduce the risk of lost or stolen data and simplifies HIPAA compliance. Findings of MCC pilot projects at 10 European hospitals demonstrate that medical professionals can reclaim up to three hours a week for patient care by improving access to patient information and reducing application access time by an average of 83 percent.


Drug info at your fingertips

Facts & Comparisons eAnswers Mobile provides smartphone users with authoritative answers to drug information questions. The app, which combines industry-leading content from Facts & Comparisons eAnswers and Lexicomp, is available for iPhone and Android smartphones. This interactive resource helps practitioners ensure the safety and accuracy of therapeutic decision making through quick and easy mobile access to independently reviewed and researched drug information.

Wolters Kluwer Health

Accountable care as a community effort

AT&T Healthcare Community Online now includes a care management enhancement powered by HealthyCircles. This integrated suite of online portals enables a seamless connection between patients and their care team (physicians, caregivers and family) so they can exchange highly secure clinical and administrative data. The solution aims to help healthcare organizations better engage patients, successfully manage care transitions and address the evolving care delivery models of accountable care organizations. Patients share information in real time, have full access to their personal health records and utilize Web services. This solution can be populated with EHR, EMR and RIS data.


Next-gen power for mobile workstations

Metro has expanded its power system suite for its mobile workstations with options to accommodate the technology, budget and workflow of departments and facilities of all sizes. The Li-Nano (lithium-iron nano-phosphate) power option provides run times up to 12 hours, an industry-leading two-hour recharge time and a long-lasting battery life of over 5,000 cycles. For facilities that require 24/7 uptime, Metro also offers a professional-grade, swappable power solution featuring lightweight Li-Ion batteries. The MetroMonitor Dashboard System allows Metro customers to proactively monitor the power systems and computing technology on their Metro mobile computing workstations.


This tablet can take it

The 3.3-pound Motion F5v Tablet PC is now available with a dual-input display to support both capacitive two-finger touch and high-resolution digitizer pen for increased flexibility and ease of use while gathering, accessing or transmitting data at the point of service. This tough and powerful tablet, available with up to an Intel Core i7 vPro processor, comes standard with Gorilla Glass, which provides up to four times the strength in breakage resistance. Other standout features include 180-degree viewing angles, Hydis AFFS+ LED backlit display and View Anywhere technology for reduced reflectance and glare.

Motion Computing

Telemedicine cart with all the bells and whistles

The T38VPC is Rubbermaid Medical Solutions’ latest addition to its telemedicine cart line. This version includes a PC-enabled platform, which allows providers to access other software and Web-based applications directly from the cart. The ergonomic unit also includes a plug-and-play I/O panel (used to connect medical devices, such as ultrasound machines or exam cameras), multi-touch screens and a shared whiteboard annotation function. These features, combined with built-in HIPAA-compliant security, allow providers and patients to seamlessly connect with one another for consultations and appointments.

Rubbermaid Medical Solutions

Manage mobile devices through the cloud

Companies struggling to identify, secure and track a host of mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets and laptops can simplify how they implement and incorporate every type of device used throughout their organization with Xerox’s cloud-based mobile device management (MDM) solution based on Boxtone technology. This comprehensive offering eliminates complicated technical implementation and oversight, as well as hardware and software costs. Setup, administration and IT staff training are included for iPhone, iPad, Android and BlackBerry devices and applications.


Bridge the gaps in BCMA

BarCode360 Safety Optimizer supports hospital barcode medication administration (BCMA) initiatives by making it easier and more time efficient to ensure more medications are barcoded and packaged at the unit dose level, and scanned at the patient bedside. This solution includes a portal that integrates the ordering process for all scan-ready medications. Using current product identifiers, BarCode360 synchronizes the hospital’s product master as nurses scan medications and administer them to patients to ensure that dispensing machines are appropriately stocked based on real-time information.

Cardinal Health

Deploy and secure Android-based devices and apps

Verizon Enterprise Solutions, Motorola Mobility and BoxTone have collaborated to develop a comprehensive mobile solution to help satisfy the unique security, reliability and usability requirements of the healthcare industry. Their jointly created offering leverages BoxTone’s automated Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) software platform on select Motorola devices, such as the DROID RAZR and DROID RAZR MAXX smartphones, as well as DROID XYBOARD 10.1 and 8.2 tablets, all of which tap the power of the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network. The service aims to provide high levels of security and provisioning at low cost and risk.


EMR cart for iPad and Android devices

The newly launched PeerCare brand of highly adaptable fixed and mobile IT product mounting solutions includes the PeerCare EMR Hybrid Cart, which is optimized for iPad, Android and other tablet platforms for hospitals that use such devices for charting. This lightweight, user-configurable solution is available in both powered and non-powered configurations. When used with its modular, palm-sized battery system accessory and available external charging station, this cart delivers more than 24 hours of multi-shift use on a single charge.

Peerless Industries

Streamline your staff communications

Vocera Connect software extends the Vocera Communication platform to a range of leading phones, including the Cisco Unified Wireless IP Phone 7900 Series, iPhones, Android-based phones and BlackBerry devices. This solution provides immediate, direct communication between care team members, regardless of their device or location, to help hospitals improve workflow and increase patient safety. Enhance your communications platform with the Vocera Messaging solution, which provides users with reliable, HIPAA-compliant delivery of critical pages, text, messages, alarms and alerts.

Vocera Communications

Critical-care monitoring on iPads, iPhones

AirStrip PATIENT MONITORING, available through GE Healthcare, securely delivers patient monitoring information to critical-care physicians’ iPhones and iPads. AirStrip helps physicians interact with, manipulate and zoom in on more than 100 clinical measurements and access physiologic data and monitoring waveforms, anytime and anywhere. This solution can serve as an important clinical decision-support tool and help expand physicians’ access to patient information. If a nurse requires immediate consultation, physicians can be located anywhere and can access critical patient information before determining appropriate care approaches.

AirStrip Technologies, GE Healthcare

Total mobile medical device integration

The Nuvon System is a patient-care data-integration solution that manages thousands of device connections across multiple locations. The Nuvon Mobile Device Manager is a smartphone-size, mobile point-of-care appliance with a built-in barcode reader that travels with medical devices for streamlined positive patient identification, location status and care delivery. This solution supports both wired and wireless communication (LAN, WiFi and ZigBee) with secure, encrypted transmission of patient care data to the EMR and other clinical information systems. Automated device identification eliminates manual setup and configuration.


Medical data collection gets creative

Tonic Health develops patient-friendly medical data collection tools for healthcare organizations, including physician practices, hospitals and research institutions. The company’s lead product is an iPad-based data collection platform that combines an easy-to-use interface, visually appealing graphics and game-like elements with the potential to deliver higher patient engagement, more accurate data, improved patient tracking and screening, and lower costs. The technology is currently being implemented at all five of the University of California campuses as part of the landmark Athena breast cancer study.

Tonic Health

EMR cart gets a makeover

The redesigned StyleView EMR cart portfolio incorporates a patent-pending new head unit designed to significantly reduce workflow interruption as well as IT support needs. This ergonomic cart features a new slide-open design and a three-piece interlocking work surface that offers superior cleanability and redundant security features to deter data tampering or theft. This unit is compatible with an extensive range of CPUs, laptops, tablet PCs and LCD monitors and is now wide enough to accommodate 17.3-inch laptops.


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