Apr 26, 2009

Giving Healthcare a Digital "Touch" via Microsoft

According to the PR release from Microsoft, Texas Health Resources and Microsoft partner Infusion Development have developed a prototype to assist with doctor-patient communication and collaboration:





http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/images/features/2009/04-06THROnSurface_lg.jpg

Medhost has created an emergency department dashboard that can assist medical professionals decision-making process more efficiently:

http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/images/features/2009/04-06SurfaceDashboardFade_lg.jpg



Vectorform developed an application to assist children in rehabilitation at the Cook Children's Health System in Fort Worth, Texas. The application allows the rehabilitation specialist design their own evaluations for patients:

http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/images/features/2009/04-06TracingApp_lg.jpg

The only drawback is that the Surface has a very high price tag. I think I'll stick with HP TouchSmart PC projects with my students!
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