Medix E22B

Medix E22B: Medical Computer For Hospital Use

The last thing your doctors want to be worrying about during an emergency is their equipment. There are over 130 million emergency room visits made by Americans each year according to the Center for Disease Control. That’s around 42 visits for every 100 people. When these sorts of emergencies occur, your doctors need to be ready to act. They cannot wait for their equipment to charge, or wait for slow software to start up. Doctors need the fastest medical computers available for emergency use.

The Medix E22B from Tangent is the perfect medical computer for emergency rooms. While other medical computers are suited for surgery, recovery, and billing room use, the E22B is a versatile machine that can rapidly adapt to the many demands of the emergency room.

E22B and E24B from Tangent: built for emergency room use
E22B from Tangent

Hot-Swap Batteries Inside Medical Computers

When one emergency occurs, the last thing your hospital staff needs is another. Sadly, some emergencies can’t be helped. Natural disasters, fires, and power outages are becoming increasingly common and can strike at nearly any time. When these sorts of emergencies do occur, your hospital’s utilities could be jeopardized. 

Hospitals utilize backup generators to keep their most vital operations flowing during power outages. However these generators cannot supply power to every point in a hospital that needs it. Some services must be stopped. With the Medix E22B, power outages don’t mean a stop in service.

The Medix E22B features hot-swap battery technology. The medical computer can be outfitted with three removable batteries. These batteries can be swapped out to charge on a separate charging dock throughout the day, keeping the E22B operating on a constant basis. The E22B also features a barrel plug for traditional wall outlets.

During a blackout, the E22B medical computer can run up 24 hourswithout needing to draw power from emergency sources. This can give your doctors ample time to see the remainder of their patients, finish vital work, and help perform emergency services.

Antimicrobial Medical Computers

The last thing your equipment should do during an emergency is cause more harm than good. Every medical computer from Tangent is designed with an antimicrobial coating. This coating reduces the spread of pathogens on the surface of the medical computer by mitigating the growth of bacteria. This can help create a safer, cleaner emergency room in your hospital.

Lightning Fast Solid State Drives

Medical software can be slow to load. That’s not to say it’s designed poorly, but rather that there is a lot to load. Medical records, patient information, and machine-learning tools all require time and disk space to adequately load. But this process can be greatly sped up with a NVMe solid state drive inside your medical computers. The Medix E22B from Tangent features a M.2 solid state drive. This slot allows your medical software programs to load up to 15 times faster than with traditional hard drive solutions.

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Emergency rooms are crucial to the well being of your local community. Make sure your doctors are outfitted with the best equipment while serving there. Contact Tangent Sales today for more information.

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Why Medical Grade Computers Need To Be Fanless

During these hot summer months, turning on a fan can help you cool off. Fans are everywhere, from residential homes to restaurants and even offices. But while fans certainly have a place in our lives, there is one area they simply don’t belong: medical grade computers. In addition to cooling people off, fans have the side effect of moving dust, allergens, and pathogens throughout the air. When it comes to the hospital, fans inside computers can potentially cause a number of health issues. Fanless medical grade computers reduce these risks by using a passive cooling system that is safer and more hygienic for hospital use.

Why Medical Grade Computers Should Not Have Fans

Nearly every computer utilizes some form of cooling system. These cooling systems help cool off a computer’s CPU as it works, preventing long term damage from overheating. Most computers utilize a simple fan-based cooling system that circulates air through the computer’s chassis to cool off the CPU. While this works fine for some cases, there are some severe drawbacks to fans.

Firstly, fans circulate the air in a room. Even small fans attached to medical grade computers circulate some amount of air in a room. Particles in the air such as dust and pathogens end up caught in a computer’s chassis, where they can accumulate and grow. These pathogens are given a warm place to grow before being released into the air. For places such as the recovery room or surgery room, this can be a potential hazard to patients.

T-13 Medical Tablet From Tangent
T-13 Fanless Medical Tablet From Tangent

Dust buildup also affects the performance of your medical grade computers. In order for a fan-based cooling system to work, air needs to be able to flow freely in and out of a unit. When dust builds up, the airflow is restricted and the computer’s CPU is unable to cool down. Even a small buildup can cause a big temperature increase for a CPU. This can lead to long term damage and a shortened lifespan for your medical computers, and also cause your IT department to schedule regular cleanings.

Fanless Medical Grade Computers

Tangent M24T Fanless Medical Computer

All of the problems with fan-based cooling systems can be easily avoided with fanless medical grade computers. A computer like the M24T from Tangent features a fanless cooling system. This passive cooling system keeps the M24T’s CPU from overheating without needing to circulate air. This passive cooling system also allows this medical grade computer to have virtually no openings in its chassis, mitigating dust buildup inside the unit.

Fanless Is Freeing

Every medical grade computer from Tangent features a fanless cooling system that keeps the computer running — without putting your patients at risk. Free your hospital from the risks that fan based computers impose. Contact Tangent Sales today for more information.

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How Medical Computers Have Revolutionized Nursing

Nurses play a number of roles in the hospital. Whereas doctors work in specialized sections of the medical field, nurses play a less standardized role. Nurses wear many hats throughout their workday. They may start the day rooming patients and end it by ensuring a patient’s new medication regimen won’t have negative interactions. Because of this, nurses need equipment that can be used in a variety of applications and situations. Modern medical computers have revolutionized nursing by offering nurses a single device that can aid them throughout their entire workday.

Recording Information Directly Onto Electronic Health Records

One of the primary duties of nurses is to ensure patient information is accurately recorded. Before the advent of medical computers, Nurses would use paper-based health records to accomplish this task. They would pull a patient’s information from an archive and add any additional notes they took during an appointment. While this system surely worked for the time, it had a number of drawbacks.

Paper-based health records were largely reliant on handwritten information, which was easily misinterpreted. A nurse also had to physically go to an archive to pull the correct file, a process that took valuable time. Electronic Health Records (EHRs) solved these problems and more by converting patient information into digital files.

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M24T Medical Computer

Now nurses can easily pull up patient information and view it nearly instantaneously. Medical computers like the M24T from Tangent have upped the speed at which nurses can view and record information on EHRs. The M24T features an M.2 solid state drive in an NVMe slot. This solid state drive slot allows for loading speeds of up to 30 times faster than traditional disk-based hard drives.

Analyze Patient Information And Diagnostic Results

Of course, accessing and viewing patient information is only one part of a nurse’s duties. They are also responsible for being the first person to view new information. Before medical computers, nurses would have to view x-rays and blood tests by hand to determine if they warranted an additional response from a doctor. This practice still exists today, but has been greatly augmented by medical computers.

Tangent E24B Medical Computer
Tangent E24B Medical Computer

Now nurses can instantly receive x-rays, blood test results, and lab work as soon as it is completed. Touchscreen medical computers like the E24B from Tangent allow nurses to zoom in on x-rays for closer, more accurate looks. Nurses can also quickly see which new medications are being recommended to a patient, and use the same medical computer to look up potential negative interactions. Depending on the software your hospital employs, some of these processes may even be automated for your nurses. Regardless, medical computers have transformed and optimized the role of nursing.

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The duties of a nurse have remained largely the same in the last 20 years. However the ways in which these duties are accomplished has seen a shift. Medical computers allow nurses to do their jobs in an efficient and optimal manner. Contact Tangent Sales today for more information.

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4 Reasons Why Medical Grade Computers Are Used In The Hospital

Medical grade computers have become a staple in hospitals. Doctors use them to check up on electronic medical records, send correspondences, and make accurate diagnoses. Medical assistants and nurses use them for their clerical duties, managing inventory, and rooming patients. While the many uses of medical grade computers are thoroughly documented, some may not know why these computers specifically are used.

There are many distinct advantages that medical grade computers hold over traditional computers in the hospital. Here are four of the top reasons to use medical grade computers in the hospital. 

Antimicrobial Properties To Reduce Nosocomial Infections

Nosocomial infections are infections that are contracted from within the hospital. This may refer to a patient in recovery who comes down with the flu from exposure to a symptomatic individual. Or someone who becomes sick due to mold from within the hospital. The pandemic has shown just how serious nosocomial infections can be. Medical grade computers can help hospitals reduce the number of nosocomial infections thanks to their antimicrobial coating.

Tangent E24B Medical Computer
Tangent E24B Medical Computer

Medical grade computers like the E24B from Tangent feature a coating of an antimicrobial solution that mitigates the growth of harmful pathogens on its surface. This allows the E24B to be used by multiple people throughout the day with a lesser risk of cross contamination than with a traditional computer. Doctors and nurses work with multiple patients in a day, and the E24B’s antimicrobial coating is just one way that they can feel safer while doing so.

Fanless Design For Cleaner Environments

Cleanliness is paramount when it comes to the surgery room. One small error and a patient can quickly end up back in the hospital after recovery. Surgeons may have to use pens and paper to take notes instead of their computer for a surprising reason: the computer’s fan. Computers use fans to cool down their internal components. But the exhaust from these fans can harbor pathogens and dust, which circulates throughout a room when expelled from the computer.

Tangent M24T Medical Computer

Medical grade computers like the M24T from Tangent feature a completely fanless cooling system. This advanced cooling system allows the M24T to maintain an ideal operating temperature without compromising the cleanliness of a surgical room. Doctors can feel confident in their notetaking with fanless medical grade computers.

UL60601-Certified For Electrical Safety

Electrical hazards are some of the most troubling in the medical setting. One wrong electrical leakage can shut down vital equipment, or lead to issues with electronic medical equipment inside a patient’s body. Every medical grade computer by Tangent is UL60601-certified for electrical safety around medical equipment of all kinds. This rating ensures that each medical grade computer only works to help patients, not harm them.

IP Rated Water And Dust Resistance 

Water and dust can easily damage the delicate components inside a computer. Having an enclosed case is one way to protect a computer. IP ratings serve to rate a computer’s sealing. Tangent medical grade computers like the T13 all feature an IP 65 rated front panel. This panel is sealed as well as dust and water resistant. This means they can be regularly cleaned with traditional disinfectants, without harming the medical grade computer.

T-13 Medical Tablet from Tangent

Medical Grade Computers: Built For The Hospital

Your hospital is a site with many unique needs. Medical grade computers can help fulfill these needs, while maintaining the cleanliness and efficiency your hospital demands. Upgrade your facility with medical grade computers built for the hospital. Contact Tangent Sales today for more information.

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Improving Medical Communications With Medical Tablets

Hospitals have adapted to the challenges brought on by the pandemic. Constant face mask usage, plexiglass barriers, and social distancing guidelines are just a few of the adjustments that hospitals had to enact. The pandemic is nearing an end, but the medical advancements made during this time will continue to help hospitals in their work to create healthy communities. Still, these medical advancements did not affect every area of the hospital equally. Hospital communications remain in a virtual stone age, where archaic technology is holding back the potential of medical staff.

Medical communications are too important for hospitals to put off upgrading. Tangent medical tablets allow hospital staff a secure and convenient way to communicate throughout the hospital.

Communications, Pagers, And BYOD Replaced With Medical Computers

Communications have always been a challenge in the medical setting, so much so that 90% of hospitals still employ ole reliable: the pager. Hospitals cite all the normal reasons to continue using this outdated technology; pagers have a long battery life, no dead zones, and are used solely in the medical setting. 

These advantages are nearly impossible to replicate with policies such as Bring Your Own Device (BYOD). BYOD requires medical professionals use their own cell phones for work. BYOD also has numerous HIPAA complications in addition to being unreliable. Even if hospitals provided phones for their employees, their short battery life and potential to drop calls makes them too risky.

Medical computer tablets can alleviate your hospital’s dependence on pagers. While in the hospital, medical computer tablets like the T13 can be your doctor’s perfect pager replacement. Medical computer tablets have all the advantages of a pager. These include a long battery life, direct connection to your hospital’s wifi network with no dead zones, and their use is limited to the hospital. In addition, doctors can check on their emails, view patient information, and browse medical data from anywhere in the hospital.

T-13 Medical Tablet from Tangent

The T13 from Tangent is custom-built with hospitals in mind. Its touchscreen is fully sanitiziable and IP rated for water resistance. The custom built chassis features an antimicrobial coating which mitigates the growth of bacteria on it, allowing doctors to use it throughout the day without worrying about the potential of disease spread. Doctors can also use its convenient carrying handle to easily transport the T13 throughout the hospital.

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This pandemic has caused a massive and rapid digitization of our daily lives, and the hospital setting is no exception to this. Make sure that your hospital is at the forefront of technology, and not reliant on medical equipment from the 1950s. Employ medical tablets from Tangent in your hospital today. Learn more by contacting Tangent Sales.

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Medical Tablets For Rapid Emergency Response Teams

As the summer months continue, they bring with them many dangers. Wildfires, public pool accidents, and other emergencies can happen at a moment’s notice. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) need to be ready to respond to these sorts of happenings. Sometimes EMS personnel need to use precious time to figure out a patient’s identity and medical information when this data should be readily available. EMS can make use of medical tablets from Tangent to quickly and accurately identify patients and give them the personalized treatment they need.  

Vital Information In A Snap

First Responders can’t afford to waste time in an emergency. Medical tablets give them vital patient information in a snap. First responders can connect directly with hospitals to pull up a patient’s medical record, or find out important medical conditions that their patient may have. Medical tablets like the T13 from Tangent have an adaptive touchscreen that allows EMS professionals to access information in the same way they use their smartphones: fast.

medical grade tablets
medical grade tablets

With hot-swap battery technology, this information is always available 24/7. Instead of needing to leave the T13 docked on a charger for half of the day, users can instead simply switch out the battery with a fully charged one. As long as one battery is being charged and one is in use, the T13 can be used on a near 24/7 basis.

One Handed Operation And Durability

The one handed design of the T13 allows for a variety of practical applications. EMS can carry the tablet in one hand, while carrying medical equipment in the other. They can quickly switch between giving life-saving care and checking on patient information. The easy-carry handle on the T13 allows EMS to attach the tablet to their gear belt when not in use, leaving it out of the way but still within reach.

T-13 Medical Grade Tablet From Tangent
T-13 Medical Grade Tablet From Tangent

The T13 tablet is also rated for drop resistance, meaning that EMS can focus solely on the well being of their patient — not their equipment.

RFID And Barcode Security Built In

Security is one of the top priorities of every medical professional, and EMS are no exception. EMS needs to keep the patient information they store on medical tablets secure. But constantly punching in long passwords can take precious time. With an RFID and Barcode scanner, the T13 allows EMS to use security tags in lieu of passwords. This maintains a safe level of security while acknowledging the time sensitivity that EMS professionals experience.

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Emergencies are constantly happening. EMS professionals need to not only be prepared, but prepared with the right equipment. Tangent medical tablets are the right choice for keeping your EMS teams ready for action. Learn more by contacting Tangent Sales today.

Better Medical Computer-Aided Diagnosis

Better Medical Computer-Aided Diagnosis

Computer-aided diagnosis is rapidly becoming an integral part of every hospital’s toolbox.While currently primarily used only for immunostaining operations, CAD has many promising prospects for future use. But even now, state-of-the-art hospitals utilize CAD to analyze x-rays, propose diagnoses, and get important second opinions from an unbiased source. Preparing your hospital with the best medical computers now means that as CAD systems evolve, your physicians will be at the forefront of medical technology.

How CAD Works On Medical Computers

While CAD may seem daunting, it is actually quite easy to understand. CAD systems utilize a mix of machine learning algorithms that are designed to identify harmful anomalies in the body. These systems can be used by radiologists and clinicians to get second opinions on mammograms and other x-ray based applications.

Tangent E24B Medical Computer
Tangent E24B Medical Computer

Powerful medical computers like the E24B can be used to quickly and accurately display CAD readouts. The E24B sports an impressive 24 inch screen that allows clinicians to see every detail an x-ray can offer. The adaptive touch screen allows users to zoom in and out on CAD readouts and see areas the software has highlighted for further investigation.

Practical CAD Uses Today In The Hospital

Hospitals use a number of computer-aided diagnosis programs today. While some A.I. based programs seek to replace doctors in the diagnosis process, CAD systems simply augment the process. CAD systems are used to detect a number of illnesses including: pulmonary nodes, lung cancer, and even polyps in the colon. In all of these instances, CAD systems have allowed doctors to analyze bodily hazards with a fine-tooth comb.

CAD Uses In The Near Future

CAD systems are constantly adapting. New uses for CAD systems on medical computers are possible thanks to its basis on machine learning. These machine learning models become more proficient at identifying issues as diagnosis methods become more refined and systematic.CAD programs on medical computers will be able to identify the earliest signs of diseases like Diabetes, as well as alert doctors to abnormalities that could potentially become an issue.

Tangent M24T Medical Computer

Of course, these systems are only as good as the medical grade computers they run on. Your hospital will be prepared for the future of medical technology thanks to diagnostic purpose-built medical computers like the M24T. The M24T features some of the latest in Intel processing technology, as well as a lightning fast NVMe storage system that is over 30 times faster than traditional HDD systems.

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The pandemic has drastically accelerated the pace at which our society is turning to technology. Machine learning is a part of this acceleration. Doctors, radiology technicians, and clinicians will soon be able to use CAD systems in their daily tasks. Make sure they are able to run these programs smoothly and efficiently with Tangent. Learn more by contacting Tangent Sales Today.

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Mobile Workflows With Medical Computers

It’s been many years since congress has mandated hospitals to begin using medical computers to keep track of medical records. The resultant electronic medical records (EMRs) softwares that have emerged have been a productivity boom for the medical industry. EMRs are a safe and quick way for doctors to record and observe their patient’s medical information from anywhere in the hospital. This mobility has made EMRs an indispensable tool in every hospital.

Other workflows in your hospital can also benefit from enhanced mobility. Medical carts specifically are already mobile, but can see an increase in their efficiency when equipped with Tangent medical computers.

Better Medical Record Updating

Nurses have been busier than ever during this pandemic, running around the hospital to perform multiple tasks. They may find themselves in situations where they need to access medical records, but are nowhere near their medical computer workstation.

Medix T13

With mobile carts equipped with Tangent computers, this is no longer an issue. Nurses, doctors, and medical assistants can use the barcode scanner of medical computers like the T13 from Tangent to quickly sign in on any medical device. The T13’s barcode scanner can integrate directly into your hospital’s existing workflow, allowing for medical professionals to easily access information from anywhere within the hospital.

Sanitary And Durable Medical Computers For Medical Carts

Numerous people touch a medical computer in one day. This is especially true for computers on medical carts. Tangent medical computers are designed with an antimicrobial coating. This coating mitigates the growth of harmful pathogens across the surfaces of each Tangent medical grade computer. Take the E24B for instance. The E24B comes equipped with this antimicrobial coating, and can help reduce the rates of nosocomial infections in your hospital.

E22B and E24B from Tangent: built for emergency room use
E24B from Tangent

The E24B also comes standard with hot-swap battery technology. This system allows you to swap out batteries for the E24B rather than having to constantly charge it. Your medical carts will no longer have to be rotated out when their batteries get low. Simply have some batteries charging while the medical cart is out, and swap when necessary.

Mobile Carts With Modular Systems

One of the top features of mobile carts is their versatility. Mobile carts can be host to numerous add-ons depending on their usage. This modularity is greatly expanded with Tangent medical computers.

Tangent medical computers can feature barcode scanners, RFID systems, and more to complement your mobile workflows. Whatever your situation demands, Tangent has a medical computer that can do the job.

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Mobile workflows have seen a large increase in their efficiency in the last 20 years. But these increases don’t have to slow down. Your hospital can continue to see increases in productivity with Tangent medical computers on your mobile carts. Learn more by contacting Tangent Sales today.

3 Uses For Medical Computers In The Hospital

When looking for medical equipment for your hospital, it can be challenging to find the right medical computers. Some are specialized in for use in key areas, while others are too lackluster in their features. Your hospital can get best of both worlds with Tangent medical computers, designed for a wide range of uses in the hospital while staying strong in select niches.

1. EHR Software Without The Hassle

A study by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health and Information Technology recently found that 96 percent of U.S. hospitals use certified EHR technology. It is apparent that EHRs have become the goto way to handle medical records. But EHR software is only as good as the machine it’s running on.

Some medical computers are designed without EHR software in mind. This can lead to slow load times. Medical computers like the M24T from Tangent are built with medical software in mind.

Tangent medical grade computers are the best medical computers
M24T Medical Computer

The M24T is fully capable of handling all certified EHR technology thanks to its 32 GB of RAM. With this amount of RAM, the M24T can run numerous programs simultaneously without slowing down. This medical computer also features NVME storage, which can perform up to 32 times faster than traditional spinning hard disk storage.

2. 24/7 Medical Cart Operation

Medical carts are an indispensable tool in every hospital. But these carts have one major drawback: having to charge. Hospitals can only keep so many of their medical carts in service, reducing their potential.

Tangent E24B Medical Computer
Tangent E24B Medical Computer

With medical computers from Tangent, this is no longer a problem. Medical computers like the E24B feature hot-swap battery technology. The medical computer can run on a 24/7 basis without being plugged in. Simply swap out batteries and charge them with the charging dock.

3. Telemedicine 

The pandemic has shown the importance of telemedicine. Patients have grown accustomed to the service for routine visits, and it likely isn’t going away after the pandemic subsides. Medical computers from Tangent have long since been designed with telemedicine applications in mind. Their built-in cameras and microphones allow doctors to quickly and easily get the face-to-face time they need with their patients.

Building A Better Hospital

Hospitals have adapted in numerous ways throughout this pandemic, in no small part due to their resourcefulness. When doctors need to be flexible, their equipment should be equally as flexible. Tour hospital’s medical computers can be customized for any requirement with Tangent. Contact Tangent Sales today for more information. 

Tangent human milk workflow medical computer

Human Milk Management Medical Computers

Hospitals have learned how to adapt to this pandemic. They have implemented many procedures and upped their sanitization efforts. Vaccination efforts are quickly expanding across the country, and the end of the pandemic is within sight. However, hospitals should not simply return to normal procedures. The same sanitation and safety efforts brought on by the pandemic should be expanded to the entire hospital.

Your hospital’s human milk workflow is one area that may be in need of this expanded care. Human milk management can be a struggle, but it doesn’t have to be.

Better Human Milk Management

Optimizing your human milk workflow can be a breeze with Tangent’s medical grade T13 Tablet. The T13 is a full medical computer in a small, portable package. The T13 features windows 10 and can run all the same medical software as traditional medical computers. What sets the T13 apart for human milk workflows is its unique design and barcode scanner. 

Medix T13

The T13 is designed rugged in anticipation of everything a hospital can throw at it. This medical grade tablet has been drop tested to ensure its viability after a fall — no need to buy a case. A large carry strap is built into the medical tablet, allowing for easy mobility as nurses move from bedside to nursing stations to bottle prep rooms.

With its barcode scanner, the T13 allows nurses to easily handle expressed milk. Simply print labels, affix them to the bottle, and have the T13 medical tablet take care of the rest. The T13 allows nurses to routinely and easily catalogue every milk bottle along its journey to the NICU. 

The T13 is fully validated with Cerner Breast Milk Solution and Workflow, allowing for quick and easy integration into Cerner systems. Together with Cerner, the T13 medical tablet is the ideal way to keep track of human milk across the maternity ward and NICU.

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With Tangent’s T13 medical tablet, human milk workflows can be optimized and digitized. Bottle mixups become all but impossible thanks to the T13’s barcode scanner. With an easy-carry design and drop resistance, nurses can easily keep track of the medical tablet as well. For more information, contact Tangent Sales today.