Product Spotlight: HIMSS14

March 20, 2014

Get HD TV just like at home 

HD Video for Healthcare provides medical facilities a cost-effective way to upgrade to a feature-rich, high-definition programming solution that is patient friendly. Provided via a small, unobtrusive box mounted to the back of the TV, the service, which also interfaces with most bedside pillow speakers, provides high-definition video, free On Demand programming, an interactive program guide and the ability to pause live TV. The technology upgrade could improve HCAHPS scores. Time Warner Cable Business Class

Process claims more efficiently 

The new Workcenter from ZirMed provides a centralized location to manage and assign workgroups to prioritize workflow and streamline claims processing. This customizable solution with a user-friendly interface also allows users to group claims by rejection message; filter, reassign and export claims; save time by pulling rejections across multiple accounts into one work list; store frequently used search filters and run those filters in seconds, any time they are needed. ZirMed

Sleek, foldable touch-screen terminals 

Posiflex has added an intelligent, foldable base to its XT series of 15-inch touch-screen terminals. The sleek fold-flat design optimizes height and viewing angles and provides a 40 percent reduction in the package size and weight to reduce deployment shipping costs. Two XT Series 15-inch touch-screen models are available: the Posiflex XT4015 (shown) has a choice of three powerful processor options, while the the Posiflex XT3215 is the cost-effective workhorse option. Posiflex

Battery management reinvented 

The Elora Battery System has been designed to transform battery management for any point-of-care technology, regardless of AC or DC power requirements, including mobile workstations, vital signs monitors and EKG monitors. The system features five modular components that can be configured into 36 unique combinations to power any device used in any workflow. Features include a lightweight, high-capacity, 240 watt-hour (WH) Lithium-Ion battery; advanced battery interface; on-cart fuel gauge; optional AC power supply and a disinfecting charger cabinet. Anton/Bauer 

Easily configurable workstation 

The Metro AccessPoint Mobile Computing System is the first product of the Metro Access platform, an integrated hardware and software suite that delivers unified information, medication and supply access. This ergonomic unit gives facilities a powerful tool for improving efficiency and reducing cost while progressing through the HIMSS EMR adoption model. Key features include a unique Li-Nano power supply with industry-leading five-year warranty, “battery cell only” replacement technology and a universal tech tray design. Metro

Empower healthcare consumers 

Allscripts FollowMyHealth Achieve is a population health management solution that engages patients directly in their care management while supporting the primary care physician’s emerging role as “CEO of the care team.” Providers enter care management instructions into Allscripts TouchWorks EHR, which then are made available to their patients through their Allscripts FollowMyHealth account. Remote monitoring and the use of home-based devices can be interfaced with the system portal, which can send alerts regarding patient status. Allscripts

PACS with true 64-bit processing

Carestream showcased upgrades to its healthcare IT portfolio as works in progress that include a new CARESTREAM Vue PACS and Vue for Vendor Neutral Archive with a Windows environment and 64-bit Intel Xeon servers that can help enhance performance while reducing costs. Carestream is also upgrading its Vue Beyond real-time business intelligence and reporting dashboard, Vue Motion zero-footprint image viewer and MyVue patient portal to efficiently interact with its new 64-bit PACS. Carestream

Turn Apple devices into scanners

Honeywell has expanded its Captuvo line of durable encasements for Apple devices to include the Captuvo SL22h and SL42h to equip iPod touch (5th generation) and iPhone (5, 5c and 5s) devices with the power of linear and 2D barcode data collection. These lightweight, compact sleds reduce user fatigue by offering single-handed functionality for clinical staff performing a variety of tasks, including medication administration, specimen collection and remote patient monitoring. Honeywell

Analyze the cost of care 

Infor Healthcare TrueCost, part of the Infor Dynamic Enterprise Performance Management Suite and Health 3.0 initiative, aims to leverage clinical and operational data to help organizations more accurately measure and track costs across the continuum of care. This solution will allow decision makers to analyze and manage risk in a prospective payment or ACO environment, identify patient care variation in both acute and sub-acute care settings, and support the evolving environment of value-based reimbursement and patient-centered care. Infor

All-in-one convertible tablet 

The lightweight and convertible all-in-one A22i tablet boasts a slim profile and low power consumption. Its versatile design allows it to be moved both on a medical cart using its VESA mounting capability or carried by hand. The unit features an Intel Ivy i-Core Series i3, i5 or i7 processor, Intel Rapid Start Technology, Intel HD Graphics, a full HD 22-inch multi-touch display, 2-megapixel Web camera and support for both Windows 7 and Windows 8. GammaTech Computer Corp.

RTLS gives the big picture 

AeroScout Patient Flow provides hospital- and clinic-wide visibility to improve patient satisfaction and operational efficiency. By monitoring the status and location of people and resources, this solution provides real-time data to measure performance, identify trends and pinpoint opportunities for process improvement. The associated RoomCheck application extends visibility at the room level, with tablet displays providing real-time information on room status, patient information, staff in the room, current location of patient, room temperature and more. STANLEY Healthcare

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