Rugged tablets are designed to be durable in extreme environmental conditions. They are designed to withstand real-world use in a variety of situations, have reliable access to information, and can provide communication from anywhere in real-time. There’s no question that mobile technology is omnipresent in everyday healthcare practices. But why not just choose an off-the-shelf mobile device?
There are a number of reasons why a healthcare facility should choose a medical-grade rugged tablet over a consumer-grade counterpart. DT Research Windows 2-in-1 medical tablets have some similar features like the capacitive touch screen, digital pen support, Microsoft Windows, and many more. Different types and sizes of the tablet have different storage and RAM capacity in the system, and also different data capture and display resolution options.
6-Inch Medical Tablet
The 6-inch capacitive touch screen tablet is built with the Pentium Silver Quad-Core CPU and Windows 10 IoT Enterprise operating system. It has a built-in back camera, optional NFC/RFID reader, and barcode scanner. It allows for scanning ID tags and scanning medication and accurate medication dispensing. The 6-inch tablet is energy-efficient and comes with a built-in smart card reader for ID cards, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. The 6-inch rugged medical tablet offers health professionals an effective tool to record, monitor, and retrieve the patient’s information.
10.1-Inch Medical Tablet
While the 10.1 inch tablet has a capacitive touch screen as well, this medical tablet is built with the Intel 8 and 10 Gen Quad-Core and Hexa-Core i CPU and smart card reader. It has an antimicrobial enclosure, built-in front and back cameras, an optional NFC/RFID reader, and a barcode scanner. This size gives the optimal combination of screen size and weight. It is great for scenarios wherein lightweight tablets are needed with a midsize screen in field services such as blood drives, public health surveys, and public healthcare testing.
13.3-Inch Medical Tablet
The 13.3-inch rugged medical tablet also has a capacitive touch screen, built with the Intel 8 and 10 Gen Quad-Core and Hexa-Core i CPU and smart card reader. It has an antimicrobial enclosure, built-in front and back cameras, an optional NFC/RFID reader, and a barcode scanner. It gives a wide work area and a large screen for detailed application interfaces to enhance the experience and workflow of the user. The larger screen provides clear details and space for multiple application use at the same time.
From remote healthcare, anywhere patient registration, and flexible patient rounds, the practical applications of rugged medical tablets in healthcare are nearly limitless. With antimicrobial enclosures, they are perfect for many clean-sensitive environments, these enclosures prevent the spread of viruses and bacteria, enabling workflow and production to continue for ultimate in patient care and safety.
Written by DT Research June 29, 2021