JACO News and Events

Jaco Inc. Unveils Seven Point-of-Care Innovations at HIMSS 2017

Posted by Matt Rossini

New products and product concepts will increase nurse comfort, support continuous patient care, simplify compliant med administration, and more

Orlando, FL and Franklin, MA – 02/19/17: Jaco Inc., manufacturer of a complete line of point-of-care computer medical carts and other products for electronic medical records (EMR), rolled out seven (7) new products and product technologies at the 2017 HIMSS Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, FL. More than 40,000 healthcare industry professionals are attending the conference to gain expert insights into innovations and best practices for improving health through IT.

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Topics: power blade, himss, WS-14, powered, medical cart, computer cart, EHR, JacoOne, himss17, ws-16, cart storage

New Jaco One Cart: Customers Ask, and Jaco Delivers

Posted by Matt Rossini

Next-gen medical cart offers effortless operation, simplified maintenance, and low cost of ownership in response to inputs from nurses, IT and hospital management

Franklin, MA – 2/24/2016:  Jaco Inc., manufacturer of a complete line of point-of-care computer medical carts for electronic medical records (EMR), introduced Jaco One, its next-generation flagship cart for hospitals and clinical care facilities. Jaco One’s innovations – many developed in direct response to input from customers – include truly effortless worksurface height adjustment, dramatically simplified access to electronics for faster and easier servicing, and a top-to-bottom reduction of potential failure points that will maximize uptime and add years to the working life of the cart.

“The Jaco One Cart is the result of our conversations with nurses, IT staff and hospital management, listening to their needs and their ideas,” said Jaco CEO Fred Rossini. “We feel we’ve built a cart that offers nurses  unprecedented ease of use and infection control – and a cart that will look and perform like new for many years and require minimal service, giving IT and hospital staff the best overall value and the lowest cost of ownership.”

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Topics: power blade, himss, press release, powered, EHR, JacoOne

Jaco Sponsors Nursing Management Congress October 13-17 at Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Posted by Matt Rossini

As one of the industry's leading nurse executive conferences, Nursing Management Congress offers a truly personal setting for nursing leaders to exchange ideas and learn from one another on how to make improvements in everyday clinical workflow and to improve the quality of patient care.  This year's conference include numerous preconference workshops.  For example one workshop is focused on finance, where nurse managers will learn how to calculate and justify staff, capital equipment and supplies to maintain a high level of patient care.

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Topics: conference, nursing informatics, EHR, Nursing Management Congress

Jaco Exhibits at the ANCC National Magnet Conference in Atlanta, GA October 7th-9th- Booth 716

Posted by Matt Rossini

Over 7,000 nurses and nurse executives will be gathering for their annual conference to celebrate Magnet Recognition, a program that recognizes healthcare organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practices.

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Topics: conference, ANCC, nurse, Magnet Conference

ABC News Covers Risk of Lithium Ion Batteries in Aviation

Posted by Marcel Woodman

On December 2nd 2014, ABC Nightly News featured coverage on how lithium ion batteries can pose a fire risk on passenger airplanes. There are multiple documented cases of explosions resulting in airplane crashes that have been traced back to transportation of lithium ion batteries and the use of lithium ion batteries in aviation electronics. As reported in the telecast, The FAA found back in 2010 that lithium ion batteries are highly flammable and capable of self-igniting. Although aviation regulations have been established to prevent the potentially life-threatening transportation and use of lithium ion batteries there still remains major concerns over the adherence to federal regulations as well as concerns of regulations established by the international community.

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Topics: power blade, powered, power systems, lithium power, Lithium Iron Phosphate, LiFePO4

High Stakes for Translation Services in Hospitals

Posted by Marcel Woodman


The use of family members as translators in medical environments has been on the decline for years, and hospitals are struggling to provide sufficient and accurate translation services to meet the growing demand. There is a growing trend to use technology in this area, with mixed results.

Translating from one language to another is a tricky business, and when it comes to interpreting between a doctor and patient, the stakes are even higher. In medical situations, doctors and hospitals often turn to family members for help with interpreting, but that can be problematic.

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Topics: Telepresence, UL100, Translation Services

JACO Sponsors Florida Organization of Nurse Executives (FONE) Fall Conference in Orlando, FL

Posted by Matt Rossini

The FONE Fall Conference this year, titled Nursing Leaders: Creating the Vision for a Changing Healthcare Environment, will focus on numerous topics including: engagement, leadership development, patient safety and overall patient care.

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Topics: conference, FONE

JACO at 7th Annual Regional DV-NJ Chapters HIMSS Conference

Posted by Matt Rossini

This year's program includes a focus on Coordinated Care and Business Intelligence/Big Data with three keynote speakers: Dr. John Brennan, CEO Newark Beth Israel Hospital, Beverly Bell VP of Clinical implementation and Strategic Consulting Siemens Healthcare, Roy Rosin Chief innovation Officer The Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation.

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Topics: conference, himss

JACO Unveils The UltraLite 100 Kubi Telepresence Tablet Cart

Posted by Marcel Woodman

Franklin, MA – JACO, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of American-Made mobile computer carts and wall mounted computer enclosures is excited to announce the release of a new telepresence solution, The UltraLite 100 Kubi Cart™.  This state-of-the-art telepresence tablet cart platform was developed in conjunction with Revolve Robotics, inventors of the Kubi, the world's first portable video teleconference device. With any tablet and the KUBI robotic neck, remote users can login to have a physical presence from anywhere in the world.  By combining the elegant and stylish design of JACO’s UltraLite Mobile Cart Series and the simple, yet powerful robotic functionality of Revolve Robotics’s Kubi, both companies are poised to revolutionize tablet based telepresence mobility in a wide variety of markets.

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Topics: Telepresence, Telemedicine, lightweight, product release, tablet, solutions, UL100, press release, announcement, computer cart, healthcare, remote healthcare consultation

JACO Announces New Telemedicine Initiative

Posted by Marcel Woodman

Aims to Provide Affordable and Real-time Solutions to Healthcare IT Decision Makers

Mar. 25, 2014 - FRANKLIN, Mass. JACO, Inc., a designer and fabricator of American-Made mobile computer carts and wall enclosures, is poised to capture an increased share of the telemedicine marketplace by implementing new telehealth solutions across its comprehensive line of products.  When it comes to telemedicine there is usually no, one-size-fits-all solution. JACO’s approach to telemedicine is to offer a variety of solutions to best achieve each customer unique technology requirements, design criteria, FDA certification requirements as well as budgetary objectives. JACO provides customers with a unique experience to build their own telemedicine solution, while at the same time providing engineering expertise to ensure proper fit, form and function.

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Topics: Telepresence, Telemedicine, health monitoring, ipad cart, tablet, solutions, press release, computer cart, remote healthcare consultation, customization

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