Acadian Ambulance, which is headquartered out of Lafayette, Louisiana, announced recently that it is deploying F5t rugged tablet computers from Motion Computing across their fleet for mobile dispatch and electronic patient care recording.
The company’s fleet includes more than 400 ambulances, eight medical transport helicopters and five fixed-wing aircraft. The company and its subsidiaries provide service to a multitude of Louisiana parishes; Jackson County, Mississippi; and parts of Texas. Having a portable patient information system that could stand the rigors of first responders was critical, say Acadian officials.
“When we began looking for an electronic [...]
First up is the prestigious Boston Children's Hospital. This Harvard Medical School teaching affiliate is using tablets for paitent exam reports and to create greater efficiencies.
Talk about a multi-use facility. The Boston Children’s Hospital’s tablet program uses not one, but two different brands of tablets in its program.
“We have a staff of around 30 audiologists and 10 of them use Lenovo tablets, Dr. Brian J. Fligor ScD, told TabTimes. Dr. Fligor is the director of diagnostic audiology at the teaching hospital.
The tablet is used to help record findings from an electronic audiogram, he explained. “Documentations are done within [...]
IT Europa’s Tablet in Enterprise conference held a panel discussion on the issues facing tablet adoption in business yesterday. The panel consisted of Endeavor’s Louis Jouanny, Fujitsu’s Paul Hoey, Tony Speakman of FileMaker, Michael Stephens of Filesize and Tigerspike’s Nic Newman. Topics ranged from the ideal tablet form factor and operating system to device deployment and security risks, but it was the discussion on payment technologies which generated the most interest.
Louis Jouanny said that an independent toy store in Paris is already taking payments on tablets in an effort to reduce customer queues, while FileMaker’s Tony Speakman said [...]
Hoey said that the iPad made the consumer conscious of how tablets can be used to improve general lifestyle and business, removing barriers that have previously prevented such devices from succeeding in the past. “Tablet computing was very niche and while it was a business, there were not many customers. The iPad has removed these barriers, resulting in an explosion of interest in tablet computing”, said Hoey.
Fujistu has been in the tablet business for over 20 years and has offered 26 different varieties of tablet devices. The firm recently launched the Stylistic Q550 tablet and showed the tablet at the Tablet in Enterprise event. Despite this, Hoey said that the [...]