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4 Uses For Medical Grade Computers In The Hospital

With the United States having administered over 100 million vaccines, an end to the pandemic is not only within sight but actively being approached. The response to this crisis has fallen largely on our nation’s hospitals, who have consistently provided their communities with the quality medical care they need. Hospitals need to remain vigilant during these waning days, and to that end Tangent is here to provide the equipment they need. Finding the right tool for the job can be challenging, but sometimes the right tool is a multifunctional one. Medical Computers offer hospitals a number of solutions in one package, here’s just a few of them.

Medication Witnessing

Medication witnessing is a necessary step in medicine handling that promotes safe use. But this process can be a laborious challenge, often requiring medical professionals to remember a list of complicated passwords and login credentials. Tangent medical computers like the Medix 22 offer a simple yet elegant solution with MedWitness. MedWitness allows doctors, nurses, and medical assistants to use just their badge to witness medication disposal. A multiband RFID reader allows for multiple badges to be used at once, and helps streamline your hospital’s clerical work. 

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Telehealth Appointments

While the pandemic may be winding down, telehealth appointments certainly are not. Almost 70% of telehealth users enjoy the service, and with a year’s worth of appointments, patients are sure to continue wanting this virtual service. Medical computers from Tangent have been built with telemedicine in mind for years. They feature high-clarity front-facing cameras and crisp microphones that help doctors develop personal relationships with their patients, despite the digital divide. 

Medical computers from Tangent also are perfect for remote monitoring situations, where patients need to routinely check in with their doctors. 

24/7 Medical Carts

Medical carts are a crucial part of the medical sphere, allowing doctors and nurses rapid access to equipment. But one of the major downsides to these carts is that they need to be charged. Rotating through entire medical carts can be costly and time consuming. Tangent has solved this issue by creating medical computers with removable, swappable batteries. This hot-swap battery technology allows medical computers like the E24B from Tangent to operate on a 24/7 basis without needing to be plugged in.

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Medix E24B Medical Computer

Keeping Doctors Informed

Keeping your doctors informed while in the hospital can be a challenge. Doctors still rely on pages to have vital information given to them, wherever they may be in the hospital. But these devices can lack specific details that could potentially be life saving. With medical tablets from Tangent, this is no longer the case. Medical tablets like the M8 allow doctors to receive updates like patient charts, emergency notifications, and more from anywhere in the hospital.

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Tangent Medix M8

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Tangent offers a variety of medical computers that are specialized for medical care, yet nearly universal in their applications. Contact Tangent today for more information on multifunctional medical computers.

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Medical Grade Tablets For Efficient Hospitals

The winter surge of infections is clearly coming to an end, with infections consistently trending downwards in the last few weeks. With vaccines being rolled out, and U.S. estimates suggesting that every American will be vaccinated by the summer, the end of this pandemic is within sight. However, until every American is vaccinated and variants of the virus are fully curtailed, the U.S. medical system needs to remain vigilant against the pandemic. 

Doctors and nurses need the right equipment to keep patients safe during these times. Equipment that can allow them to adapt to any circumstance or hospitalization rate in the hospital, and medical grade tablets are just that.

Medical Grade Tablets: Built For Adapting

The pandemic has proven that hospitals need to be extremely flexible, and capable of handling surges of patients previously unseen. One of the ways that hospitals have adapted is the widespread adoption of telehealth appointments on medical computers. Telehealth appointments have allowed doctors to virtually meet with their most at-risk patients without putting them in harm’s way. These appointments also save both doctors and patients time, allowing both parties more time to focus on other tasks.

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T-13 Medical Tablet From Tangent

Medical tablets bolster the time saving benefits offered by telehealth appointments. With medical grade tablets like the T-13 from Tangent, doctors can respond to emails, pages, and more from anywhere in the hospital. Doctors can effectively prepare themselves for telehealth appointments from their medical tablet with ease, transitioning into these appointments seamlessly with the T-13’s powerful front-facing camera.

Medical Grade Tablets: Safe And Secure

Tangent knows that patient privacy is a top priority for hospitals, and has designed their medical tablets accordingly. In addition to meeting all privacy requirements, Tangent medical grade tablets also come equipped with the Medication Witnessing technology, MedWitness. MedWitness allows medical professionals to use their medical grade tablets to witness medication usage and disposal easily and securely. MedWitness integrates directly into your hospital’s clinical workflow, and is compatible with Cerner Millennium® and integrated with Imprivata Confirm ID™.

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Tangent Medix M8

MedWitness allows medical professionals to securely use their badges for this process, without needing multiple complex passwords, saving them valuable time.

Medical grade tablets from tangent are also equipped with hot-swappable batteries. These swappable batteries allow tablets like the T-13 to run on a nearly 24/7 basis, without needing to be plugged into an outlet. 

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Doctors and nurses have been relying on their medical grade computers throughout this pandemic. Medical tablets give your medical professionals the same power seen in their medical computers, but in a sleek and mobile package. Learn more about Tangent’s lineup of medical grade tablets today by Contacting Tangent Sales.

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Streamlining Hospital Vaccination Programs With Medical Computers

With President Joe Biden having announced that the country will have enough vaccines for every American by the summer, the end of this pandemic finally appears within reach. But having enough vaccines for everyone and actually utilizing them are two different things. Already we have seen countless examples of pharmacies and hospitals being forced to waste precious vaccines as they fail to use them.

Hospitals need to prepare adequately to safely and effectively administer vaccines to the entire population, without having them go to waste. This logistical problem has proved to be a hurdle, but it is by no means impassible. Tangent is here to help hospitals with their vaccination efforts with medical computers.

Utilize Time Saving EHR Solutions

Medical computers are proving to be indispensable when it comes to vaccination efforts. But the software running on your medical grade computers is just as important. Electronic Health Record systems are crucial to determining a patient’s eligibility for vaccinations. EHR systems can help hospitals automatically alert patients to their eligibility, and can streamline the vaccination process.

Contact your EHR software vendor to see what their game plan for vaccinating is, after all there is no point in reinventing the wheel. 

Create A More Efficient Sign In Process With Medical Computers

One of the potential chokepoints where vaccinations can stall is when medical professionals are required to constantly sign in and use passwords to access patient records and witness medication dosages. This process can be time consuming and laborious, but most importantly it can cost valuable time that can lead to vaccine spoilage.

With Tangent’s MedWitness sign in solution, this is no longer a problem. Doctors, nurses, and anyone administering injections can use this technology to sign into their medical grade computer using just their badge. This RFID enabled solution allows for vaccinations to happen as quickly as possible.

Keep Patients In The Loop

Above all, keeping your patients in the loop is crucial. Patients need to know when they are eligible to be vaccinated and when they can expect to receive an appointment. With Tangent Medical Computers, there are a number of ways to accomplish this. Chatbots, automated text messages, and even email solutions can help your patients feel safe and comforted by the knowledge that their hospital has a plan for them.

Be Prepared To Vaccinate With Tangent

Vaccines are becoming more accessible with each passing day. With estimates suggesting that the U.S. can reach herd immunity by the Summer, now is the time to act. Preparing your hospital for an influx of vaccinations can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be impossible. Tangent is here to help hospitals around the country meet their vaccination targets. Learn more by contacting Tangent Sales today.

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Witnessing Medication Administration Made Easy With Medical Computers

Providing safe and accurate prescriptions to patients can be a complex, and potentially risky endeavor. That’s why medication witnessing is crucial in the hospital setting. With medication witnessing, hospitals can be certain that medication is being used properly throughout the hospital. But oftentimes the process of medication witnessing is a laborious, clunky task. With Tangent medical computers, medication witnessing can be done quickly and safely, improving your hospital’s workflow.

Medication Witnessing With Medical Computers

Medication witnessing can be a pain for doctors and nurses to accomplish. Depending on where they are in the hospital, the process can involve multiple steps and require the witnessing RN to memorize a confusing ID number, user name, and password. Memorizing and recalling these inputs can take a considerable amount of time that the witnessing physician can use in other areas of the hospital.

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With medical computers like the M24T from Tangent, this process is completely streamlined. The inputs required to witness medication changes can be safely and conveniently stored on your RN’s badge. This allows your doctors and nurses to have longer, safer passwords without the hassle of having to remember them; bad password habits become a thing of the past.

Tangent medical grade computers are equipped with SSO RFID, combined with Cerner Millennium and integrated with Imprivata Confirm ID. With these implementations, Tangent medical grade computers are perfect for easy and secure medication witnessing. Tangent computers and tablets have been tested and approved by Cerner, and can be trusted to help aid your medication witnessing efforts.

Medical Computers Make Medication Witnessing Safer

In addition to making medication witnessing easier, Tangent medical computers make the process safer. Medical computers from Tangent are UL60601-Certified for use around medical electrical equipment. In addition, medical computers from Tangent are IP rated for water resistance. This means that they can easily be cleaned with traditional cleaning products without damage.

Medical grade computers from Tangent are also equipped with antimicrobial enclosures. These enclosures can help mitigate the growth of harmful pathogens in the hospital. What’s more, with the combination of no-touch RFID badges, Tangent medical computers can help aid in cross-contamination control efforts.

Tangent: Medication Witnessing Made Easy

Now more than ever, Tangent remains committed to helping hospitals treat patients in the most effective and efficient manner while keeping their employees safe. If Tangent’s cutting edge Med Witness authentication process sounds right for your hospital’s workflow, you can Contact Tangent today for more information and a quote.

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Remote Patient Monitoring With Medical Computers

During this pandemic, telehealth has seen an unprecedented rise in its use. The federal government, in collaboration with private companies, have made telehealth more accessible than ever before. But telehealth is only one half of the picture. While patients of all backgrounds can make use of telehealth to virtually see their doctors, some patients require more care than these appointments can offer. That’s where remote patient monitoring comes in. Remote patient monitoring bridges the gap between telehealth appointments and physical appointments, allowing doctors to remotely monitor the vitals of high-risk patients without needing them to go into the hospital.

Why Remote Monitoring With Medical Computers Is Important

Since the beginning of this pandemic, protecting those most susceptible to infection has been a top priority of every healthcare facility. People with disabilities, the eldery, and those with pre-existing conditions have been found to be at higher risk for severe cases. At the same time, these groups are those who rely on hospitals for routine medical care the most. 

Telehealth appointments have allowed these patients to consult with their doctors. But it is remote monitoring that gives them the true care they need. Hospitals like Mount Sinai have made use of remote monitoring to measure the vital signs of patients in their own homes. This allows patients to have their vitals checked and sent to their doctor’s medical computers back at the hospital for analysis. The same tests that patients relied on pre-pandemic are then available to patients without putting them at-risk.

Will Remote Monitoring Stay After The Pandemic?

Remote monitoring will more than likely stick around long after this period has subsided. Remote monitoring has always been one of the next innovations bound to hit the medical space, and the pandemic has simply accelerated this. Mount Sinai originally started their remote monitoring efforts all the way back in 2014. With this in mind, it only makes sense for other hospitals to begin to accelerate their own remote monitoring efforts by investing in the necessary architecture.

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M24T Medical Computer For Remote Monitoring

At the backbone of this architecture is the medical computers your doctors, medical assistants, and nurses use every day. The same medical computers that they use for telehealth appointments can be used for remote monitoring data retrieval, however not every medical computer is built with these applications in mind. Medical computers from Tangent are designed with both telehealth and remote monitoring in mind. With built-in front facing cameras, microphones, and high-bit color monitors for better diagnostics, medical computers from Tangent are perfect for both telehealth and remote monitoring.

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Tangent has built its line of medical computers for the future, and the future is telehealth and remote monitoring. Bring your hospital into the digital age with the best medical computers for the task. Contact Tangent Sales today for more information.

Tangent Medical Computers For Medical Cart Use

When times are uncertain, one constant that hospitals can always rely on is the quality of their Tangent medical computers. Recently, Belfast City Hospital was in dire need of medical carts. Tangent worked closely with Hospital Services Limited and Touchpoint Medical to quickly deliver 15 quality-made medical carts directly to the hospital. 

This is just one of the many hospitals and medical centers that Tangent has supplied sanitary medical computers to during this pandemic. With Tangent medical computers, hospitals can host an army of medical carts capable of operating on a 24/7 basis.

Tangent Medical Grade Computers Built For Medical Cart Use

What makes a medical grade computer perfect for medical cart use? Namely, having it be built from the ground up for medical cart use. Medical computers like the Medix T-13 are custom built with medical cart usage in mind.

The Medix T-13 comes equipped with a 13″ display, and an Intel 8th generation processor with 32 GB Ram to quickly and accurately show vital medical information. A lightweight magnesium chassis ensures that this medical computer, when attached to a medical cart, is easy to maneuver around the hospital.

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Tangent knows that hospitals are thin on resources currently, which is why medical computers like the Medix T-13 are designed to have their essential performance available 24/7. With hot-swap battery technology, the Medix T-13 can operate on a 24/7 basis without needing to be plugged into a wall outlet. This allows your hospital’s medical carts to be used anywhere in the hospital, regardless of power availability. This can be vital for hospitals experiencing impacted capacity.

The Medix T-13 has many customization options to allow hospitals to tailor the medical computer to their unique needs. Options like barcode scanners, RFID readers, and carrying handles are available for hospitals to use.

Safe and Sanitary

Now more than ever, medical staff are rightfully aware of how disease can spread throughout the hospital and doing everything they can to combat this. Tangent wants their products to always do more good than harm, and that is why their medical computers feature antimicrobial enclosures.

With antimicrobial enclosures, Tangent medical computers mitigate the growth of harmful pathogens on their surfaces. They also sport sealed screens, which support infection prevention protocols and minimize cross contamination. These sealed screens can also be used while wearing gloves, maximizing their effectiveness.

Tangent: Medical Carts Made Easy

Tangent has successfully delivered numerous medical carts to those who need them most, and they can help your hospital just the same. Tangent can work directly with your staff to furnish them with the right equipment, customized to your hospital’s unique circumstances. Learn more by contacting Tangent Sales today.

Are Medical AI Tools Worth Using In Hospitals?

Medical AI Tools are rapidly becoming mainstream features in hospitals, especially during this pandemic. These tools can help doctors make diagnosis, or simply advise them on treatment plans. Recently, the Health and Human Services Secretary, Alex Azar, proposed permanently ending FDA oversight on certain medical AI tools. Azar is recommending the end to this oversight in part because there are few complaints against Medical AI Tools. But is this truly the case?

Medical AI Tools During The Pandemic

Like many procedures, FDA oversight has looked very different during the pandemic. Many medical products and tools that regularly receive oversight have been granted emergency approval, including PPE and Medical AI Tools.

But due to the nature of using Medical AI Tools, the lack of complaints against them should not be taken at face value. Doctors will use Medical AI Tools to help guide them to making a diagnosis, and thus patients will only hear from their doctors about their diagnosis. There is rarely time where a patient will directly know about, or form opinions on Medical AI Tools.

Should Hospitals Use Medical AI Tools If They Do Not Have Oversight?

The question of whether or not certain Medical AI Tools will receive oversight is still up in the air. Ultimately, the decision will fall upon the incoming Biden Administration, who will have the final say. Currently, the proposal includes 91 products, including PPE, that can potentially receive exemption from oversight.

With Medical AI Tools, oversight may be something that hospitals would want to see remain the standard. Medical AI Tools have been found to cause hospitals to become worse at detecting illnesses like breast cancer. Research has found that some breast imaging software has not improved certain hospitals’s ability to detect breast cancer.

However, it’s worth noting that this particular software came out in 1998. Medical AI Tools, and AI in general, are becoming more advanced with each passing day. With this in mind, alleviating pressure on certain Medical AI Tools to be constantly overseen may help bolster medical innovation.

In either case, Medical AI Tools have found themselves to be indispensable in the hospital, and during this pandemic. The FDA has previously admitted Medical AI Tools emergency-use status for the pandemic, showing how critical these tools have become. With or without oversight, Medical AI Tools will continue to be used in the hospital, and your hospital should be ready.

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Tangent E24B Medical Computer

Running Medical AI Tools takes a powerful computer, and Tangent has a large selection to choose from. From the widescreen M24T medical computer to the blackout-resistant E24B, Tangent has your computing needs covered. Contact Tangent’s Medical Computer department today to speak with an expert on how to effectively set up Medical AI Tools in your hospital.

 

Should Hospitals Continue Using Telehealth Appointments After The Pandemic?

Telehealth has become synonymous with healthcare during this pandemic. Hospitals around the country are using telehealth services on their medical computers to continue caring for their patients. GlobalData has found that 79% of medical specialists are now using telemedicine in the hospital. This is in part due to federal regulators and the private sector making telemedicine easier than ever to implement in hospitals. But will telehealth remain after the pandemic has subsided?

Telehealth After The Pandemic

Telehealth has become an integral part of how hospitals treat patients. Patients have become accustomed to the appointments, which do not require them to spend time driving to the hospital and waiting for the doctor. In fact, 9 out of 10 patients who used telehealth for appointments had a positive experience.

But these appointments were only made possible by sweeping federal action at the beginning of the pandemic, and are at risk of being taken away. The American Medical Association has previously called for the pandemic-related waivers that make telehealth possible to be expanded with the Telehealth Modernization Act. With this legislation and other similar ones being brought to the house and senate floor, it’s looking likely that telehealth will become a permanent fixture in the hospital setting.

Continuing Use Of Telehealth After The Pandemic

Hospitals should expect to continue making use of telehealth after the pandemic. While the service has been primarily used by at-risk patients, widening its availability can help hospitals reach more patients. With advanced medical computers from Tangent like the M24T, doctors can rapidly see numerous patients back-to-back. The primary benefit of the use of medical computers for telehealth is this saved time, for both doctors and patients. Doctors do not have to wait for patients to be roomed, and can quickly switch from one patient to the next without having to walk through the hospital.

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Telehealth With Tangent

Tangent has always designed their lineup of medical grade computers to be telehealth-ready, and during this pandemic this design-choice has been greatly utilized. Learn more about how Tangent can help your hospital in its telehealth efforts by contacting Tangent Sales today.

 

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Meeting Surging Hospitalizations With Medical Grade Computers

While vaccinations have begun across the world, it will take months for the ramifications of these injections to have an effect. Until then, the pandemic is still on, and currently more threatening than ever. A recent CNN article dove into the hospitals of L.A. County in California, and gave first hand accounts of the crisis unfolding there.

One top County health official said that they were on “brink of catastrophe.” as of December 31, 21,449 Covid-19 patients were in hospital beds in California, with 4,500 in ICU beds. CNN reports that L.A. mayor Eric Garcetti said, “We are still going to have our toughest and darkest days, it’s so critical we change our behavior.”

The picture in California is grim, and can easily be painted across the entire nation in the coming months. Hospitals around the country need to prepare now for a situation like California’s to happen in their own backyard. With the new, intensely-more infectious U.K. virus variant being detected in the United States, a rise in cases seems unavoidable.

Meeting Surging Hospitalizations

The name of the game is preparation, and Tangent is here to help. While it may seem like medical grade computers are not a good way of preparing for surging hospitalizations, this could not be further from the truth. Medical grade computers like the M24T from Tangent free up doctor’s time, and allows them to see more patients in small time frames.

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Tangent’s Medix M24T Antimicrobial Computer

Medical grade computers by Tangent are lightning fast, and designed for rapid use. With them, doctors can do their clerical work faster and easier by using their adaptive touchscreens. Telehealth appointments can be done quickly and safely without doctors needing to waste time fumbling with older computers.

What’s more: Tangent’s full lineup of medical computers are antimicrobial. Their enclosures have been treated to mitigate the growth of harmful bacteria on all surfaces. Combined with IP rated water resistant touch screens that can easily be sanitized, Tangent medical computers are designed to be an aid in medical settings.

Meet The Pandemic Head-On With Tangent

This pandemic has forced hospitals to make difficult decisions and adapt on the fly. Tangent understands the concerns of hospitals and how to help them get through this challenging period. With Tangent medical computers by your doctors’ sides, they can feel safe and confident in the days ahead. Contact Tangent Sales today For more information.

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Medically Certified Computers For Hospital Use

As the holiday season approaches, hospitals around the country are not feeling the season’s cheer. 0% ICU capacity in Los Angeles is a grim picture that may be painted in other parts of the country after the holiday season, as the Thanksgiving bump in cases may repeat itself. Already, airports are reporting the number of travelers has grown to pre-Thanksgiving levels, showing that yet another holiday bump may be on the horizon.

How can hospitals prepare for another large surge in cases when they are already at capacity? Stretching resources, and utilizing medical computers may be one solution. But which medical computers are the best for hospitals during this pivotal moment? Medical computers that not only meet, but exceed medical standards.

Meeting and Exceeding Medical Standards

When it comes to creating the perfect medical computers for hospitals, Tangent has pulled out all of the stops. Tangent medical computers meet all federal standards for medical devices and are UL-60601 certified. But Tangent has gone further.

Each of Tangent’s touchscreen medical computers comes with a fully flush IP65 rated water resistant front panel. This allows each Tangent medical computer, like the M24T, to be easily and safely cleaned.

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But that’s not all. Tangent’s medical computers are designed to be helpful in the hospital, not harmful. To ensure this, Tangent’s medical grade computers come with antimicrobial casings. These casings mitigate the growth of harmful pathogens on their surfaces, meaning that doctors and nurses can use these computers without worrying about potentially spreading pathogens to coworkers. In addition to regular cleaning, Tangent’s antimicrobial enclosures help keep hospitals safe.

Tangent Medical Computers: As Fast As Your Hospital

When used in the hospital, medical computers need to be as fast as your doctors and nurses. This fact is more important than ever, when each and every second of your medical staff’s time is so crucial. Tangent medical computers are built to keep your doctors moving. With large amounts of RAM, storage, and cutting edge Intel processors, Tangent medical grade computers can handle numerous medical programs with ease and speed. When your doctors need to use a medical computer, make sure they don’t have to wait longer than needed with Tangent.

Tangent: Here To Help

Tangent medical computers are designed and built to help hospitals. Part of Tangent’s design philosophy has always been to exceed medical standards, and our lineup of medical grade computers is proof of this. Let Tangent help your hospital get through these trying times with the latest and best medical computers. Contact Tangent Sales Today for more information.

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