Rugged Mobile PC
This offers the ultimate in durability, having a fully mobile communications center for internet features permitting continuous data access and patient's monitoring, even in remote areas or even during transit in with an ambulance.
Such field workers need to communicate the current patient casus with host hospital, to carefully monitor the condition and prescribe the corrective action.
Such means provide "on-site, real time" connectivity with the electronic dossier, in the harshest environments.
The use of projecting medical information at the patient's bedside by the use of a Tablet PC, is gaining ground in hospitals.
Computer analysis, scan data retrieval verification and consultation speeds up decision direction.
High resolution photographs may be analyzed, compared with other cases to verify expedient course of action.
If you are in the hospital and about to undergo surgery or a medical procedure, your physician can show you 2D and 3D images of your CT and MRI scans right at your bedside.
This helps patients better understand the medical care they are about to receive as well the results and outcome of their tests.
For doctors, it creates an opportunity to provide bedside patient education thereby soliciting their cooperation to undertake difficult medical procedures.