In the National Health Service, automated medication dispensing is commonplace in many areas within hospitals. Implementing the technology in operating theatres, however, is far less widespread due to concerns over the ability to access high-risk critical medicines quickly during anesthesia.read more
The pairing of all-in-one (AIO) medical computers with lighter weight, nonpowered medical carts simplifies nurses rounding processes, allowing for easier charting and patient care. Because these carts are essentially a nurse's office, they must be easily maneuverable and comfortable while at the same time offering all of the tools they need.read more
We recognize the importance of speed and accuracy when nurses must use a medical workstation for patient information and also for completing office paperwork. With a single sign-on feature, nurses can immediately access more than one app on a workstation. A nurse may need to quickly find some information about a patient that had been stored in a special app that would have required a new sign-on procedure with a different password from the nurse.
A single sign-on feature can benefit the staff and also the patients at a clinic:read more
The importance of comfort for nurses should be a foremost consideration in the office or facility where the care of patients is performed. Discomfort, due to repetitive motions, makes it more difficult for nurses to do their job efficiently. With a healthcare staff that is comfortable, there is less chance for errors.read more
Workstations on wheels have made patient care easier and safer. They have become more common in the healthcare setting. Some guidance from Cornell University will aid in assuring that powered computer carts are safe and effective. This checklist relates to computer carts rather than medication carts and can be used to evaluate a number of carts or just one.read more