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Jaco Launches Online Ergonomic Resource Center

Jaco Launches Online Ergonomic Resource Center

Franklin, MA, July 16, 2020 – Jaco, Inc., manufacturer of mobile and wall-mounted computer workstations for healthcare providers’ point-of-care applications today launched the Jaco Ergonomic Resource Center at https://www.jacoinc.com/ergonomics-resource-center/. The...

Jaco Launches Infection Control Resource Center

Jaco Launches Infection Control Resource Center

Franklin, MA, June 5, 2020 – Jaco Inc., manufacturer of mobile and wall-mounted computer workstations for point-of-care applications, announced a new Infection Control Resource Center on the company’ recently redesigned web site (www.jacoinc.com). The Jaco Infection...

Jaco Introduces EVO ClearView Storage™

Jaco Introduces EVO ClearView Storage™

Innovative storage drawer system opens on sides of cart for dramatically improved comfort and convenience at the bedside Franklin, MA, February 8, 2019 – Jaco Inc., manufacturers of mobile and wall-mounted EHR workstations, and the leaders in durable, lightweight EHR...

Longer Battery Life: A Brief Guide

Longer Battery Life: A Brief Guide

The 3 reasons batteries lose capacity, 3 ways Jaco slows the process, and 3 ways you can maximize your battery life Batteries replacement takes up the lion’s share of downstream supply chain costs associated with powered EHR carts. So it’s no wonder that our customers...

Healthcare IT Spending Trends: Where Hospitals Plan to Invest

Healthcare IT Spending Trends: Where Hospitals Plan to Invest

In a healthcare environment that’s more consumer-driven and more competitive than ever, you can’t afford to plan your own IT investments without some insight into how other hospitals are planning theirs. So: What are the technologies likely to grab largest shares of...

Medical Cart Evolution: Jaco One EVO and Comfort Glide

Medical Cart Evolution: Jaco One EVO and Comfort Glide

At HIMSS18 we launched Jaco One EVO, our next-generation lightweight full-shift powered medical cart. Jaco One EVO breaks acres of new ground in the medical cart market. EVO weighs up to 60 pounds less than competitors’ full-sized, full-shift powered medical carts....

Cart electronics and fire safety: Smart design makes a difference

Cart electronics and fire safety: Smart design makes a difference

Medical computer cart fires are top-of-mind with our customers these days. What’s the simplest check you can make to determine risk of fire in your powered carts? Check the location of your cart electronics. If the cart’s inverter/charger is located in the base of the...

Made in America: What it means to you

Made in America: What it means to you

With Memorial Day just behind us, and Independence Day on the horizon, it’s a good time to discuss something that makes Jaco rare in our industry: Every Jaco product is designed, manufactured, and supported in the U.S.A. In fact Jaco has been manufacturing right here...

New Jaco One Cart: Customers Ask, and Jaco Delivers

New Jaco One Cart: Customers Ask, and Jaco Delivers

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...

Oceans of Opportunity: The Next Wave of Nurse Leadership

Oceans of Opportunity: The Next Wave of Nurse Leadership

ACNL 36TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE MONTEREY CONFERENCE CENTER | MONTEREY, CA ACNL’s 2014 Annual Conference helps you prepare for the next wave of nurse leadership! ACNL’s 36th Annual Conference provides you with the knowledge, tools and insight to optimize your effectiveness...

Most Physicians Won’t Qualify for EHR ‘Meaningful Use’

Most Physicians Won’t Qualify for EHR ‘Meaningful Use’

Two-thirds of office-based physicians plan to apply or have already applied for meaningful use incentives for using electronic health records (EHRs), a government survey found. A recent study from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) shows that two-thirds...

Use of EHRs up 24 Percent among Doctors

Use of EHRs up 24 Percent among Doctors

The National Center on Health Statistics (NCHS) issued a new report showing that in 2012, 72 percent of office based physicians used Electronic Health Records (EHR) systems.  This is a 24 percent increase from the 2009 study, in which only 48 percent had used...

Understanding How Mergers Play a Role in EHR Software Selection

Understanding How Mergers Play a Role in EHR Software Selection

Associated Editor for Healthcare IT News, Erin McCann, recently wrote an article on the topic of how mergers and acquisitions may be hazardous to healthcare IT.  For contribution on the subject McCann spoke with Barry Blumenfeld, Chief Information Officer at...

Electronic Health Records Ready to Make an Impact on NFL Sidelines

Electronic Health Records Ready to Make an Impact on NFL Sidelines

On November 19th eClinicalWorks, a market leader in Electronic Health Records (EHR), announced that the National Football League will be utilizing its software to modernize player medical information to comprehensive electronic records.  Signing a 10 year commitment...

EHR ‘Holdouts’ are now at a Competitive Disadvantage

EHR ‘Holdouts’ are now at a Competitive Disadvantage

Despite government financial incentives rewarding physicians who adopt EHR systems, adoption has leveled off, as providers continued to complain about high up-front costs and other challenges to making the transition. However, a tipping point has already been reached,...

Higher Levels of EHR Adoption at Top Ranked Hospitals

Higher Levels of EHR Adoption at Top Ranked Hospitals

A report from HiMSS Analytics looked at the Thomson Reuters’ 100 Top US Hospitals and correlated the data with the HiMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM). Findings concluded that those with higher EMRAM ratings were also ranked higher on the...

Medical Cart Rollouts: Sink or Swim

Medical Cart Rollouts: Sink or Swim

The number of stories our sales representatives hear about healthcare systems who have purchased a medical cart being left to ‘sink or swim’ once the cart purchase order had been submitted is astounding. It’s not always the case, however; at JACO, we really take an...

The Golden Rules of EHR Implementation

The Golden Rules of EHR Implementation

Healthcare IT News posts a follow up article to their 7 most deadly sins of EMR implementation discussing the 6 Golden Rules to follow when implementing a new EMR solution. They spoke with Rosemarie Nelson, principal of the MGMA Consulting Group, and asked for her...

Medical Cart Support and Service is Critical to your Practice

Medical Cart Support and Service is Critical to your Practice

With the increased pressure on medical offices to implement meaningful use EHR systems, and the clinicians’ increased dependence on these systems, the support that you get from your medical cart manufacturer is more important than ever. Downtime associated with broken...

Mobile Medical Carts and EHR Implementation

Mobile Medical Carts and EHR Implementation

As you prepare to take advantage of the government incentives regarding meaningful use EHR adoption (and attempt to avoid the penalties), don’t forget to take a look at your hardware and mobile cart capabilities. If you already have mobile carts, evaluate whether they...

The Overlap between EHR and Medical Carts

The Overlap between EHR and Medical Carts

After reading over many articles about EHR/EMR software and integration, you begin to see a lot of similarity between the requests doctors, nurses and administrators have on their EHR platform and the mobile carts that are often used to carry the computing hardware. ...

EHR Adoption Rates for Solo Practices Growing Fast

EHR Adoption Rates for Solo Practices Growing Fast

An ongoing study by SK&A, a marketing research firm in Irvine, Calif., found that for the second half of 2011, adoption rates for single-doctor offices jumped from 30.8% to 36.9%. This is the first time that growth in that segment outpaced that of large practices....

The Not So Meaningful Use of iPads and other Tablets

The Not So Meaningful Use of iPads and other Tablets

Although extremely popular in the healthcare industry, Apple iPads and other tablets are not being extensively embraced for implementing Electronic Health Records (EHR) initiatives. The Physicians Consulting Network revealed in a 2011 poll that 27% of primary care and...

EMR/EHR System Sales Expected to Continue to Grow

EMR/EHR System Sales Expected to Continue to Grow

Government incentives, growing administration costs, and a desire to improve patient care have propelled the sales of EMR systems in 2011 to $17.9 billion, a 14.2 percent increase, according to data from Kalorama Information, a market research publisher. The federal...

UMMC Chooses UltraLite and SmartPower for Mobile Carts

UMMC Chooses UltraLite and SmartPower for Mobile Carts

March, 2012 Franklin, MA JACO, Inc. the industry leader in the design and fabrication of healthcare workstations on wheels (WOWs) is thrilled to announce that The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) has selected JACO for its upcoming Electronic Health...

Wall Stations or Mobile Computer Carts in Healthcare Systems?

Wall Stations or Mobile Computer Carts in Healthcare Systems?

The product landscape for Electronic Medical Record (EMR) applications continues to evolve. For years, fixed computers stations, wall stations and wall arms have been the most common solution. However, new small footprint, non-powered mobile cart features are giving...

JACO Employees Support ‘Wear Red Day’

JACO Employees Support ‘Wear Red Day’

In honor of National WEAR RED DAY, February 3, 2012, several of Jaco, Inc employees are showing their support for women’s heart health by wearing RED and walking during their lunch break in the spirit of keeping their hearts healthy and encouraging others to do so....

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