Motion Computing has announced a Tablet PC that’s small enough to fit in a physician’s lab coat pocket. That’s a key issue for physician workflow and will facilitate physicians’ embrace of electronic medical records, communication tools such as RelayHealth, and e-prescribing.
The LS800 is a full featured computer that incorporates handwriting recognition, fingerprint security, WiFi, Bluetooth, and the ability to connect with full-sized peripherals. Motion CEO Scott Eckert is a former colleague of mine from LEK; he and his head of health care, Joel French have done a great job listening to the needs of the health care community and I’m excited to see them launch the first device in this class.
I’ve been using a Motion M1400 as my primary computer for the past year and it’s pretty cool. I’m going to have to look into an upgrade…July 7, 2005