Saint Francis Medical Center, based in Cape Girardeau, Mo., is a 280-bed facility serving more than 650,000 people in a 5-state area. Noted for its expertise in neurosciences, orthopedics, and neonatal intensive care, the hospital is also on the leading edge of technology. Saint Francis recently deployed over 250 Toughbook C1 convertible laptops to their clinical staff and doctors practices.
Since deployment, the IT department and clinical staff have experienced increased workflow efficiency due to the durability, lightweight and portability of the Toughbook computers. Physicians and nurses can go about their daily duties without having to worry about dropping, bumping or spilling onto their Toughbook laptops. Nurses can access patient records bedside, eliminating the need to go a separate computer station. In turn, patients receive lab results and doctor recommendations immediately and efficiently.
Check out a video of the Toughbook C1 in action at the Saint Francis Medical Center below.
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