Monthly Archives: July 2011

Tablet hunting – the Fujitsu STYLISTIC Q550 not so good

I’ve been contemplating a new slate tablet PC. The market is full of them, which should make choosing one a piece of cake. Unfortunately it’s turning out to be much more difficult than originally thought. The most common problem, for me at least, has been short battery life. Less than four hours just isn’t an […]

Palm scanner for patient identification in NY City hospital

Reuters: “A New York City hospital has stopped asking many patients to dig out health insurance cards and fill in endless forms, instead identifying them by scanning the unique lattice of veins in their palm. The new biometric technology employed by New York University’s Langone Medical Center was expected to speed up patient check-ins and […]

Cool Technology for Pharmacy – PharmASSIST OPTIx

ThomasNet News: “PharmASSIST OPTIx enables remote prescription verification by taking a high-resolution image of each prescription’s vial contents and vial label, and automatically displaying them on a designated pharmacist’s workstation. The pharmacist compares these images to the appropriate drug image from a standardized drug database, along with specific prescription details to complete the verification. The […]