CIOs and other technology decision makers must feel like they’re shooting at a moving target when selecting hardware devices for doctors and nurses to use at the point of care. Faced with ever-evolving technology and ever-changing user preferences, picking a “standard” device is often difficult, if not impossible.

“If I ask clinicians what they need, they tell me they want a computer with a 50-inch high-resolution screen and unlimited battery life that fits in the palm of their hand. I don’t know how to make that happen,” jokes David House, vice president and CIO at Baptist Health, Little Rock, Ark.

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