Jaco News and Events

IT-Intensive Markets Drive In The Fast Lane to Electronic Medical Records (EMR) ROI

By Matt Rossini on Aug 31, 2012 8:14:00 AM in ROI, meaningful use, EMR, awareness

According to research by the National Bureau of Economic Research, health systems that are within proximity to information technology companies and these companies’ experience with healthcare IT installations are among the biggest factors of...

EHR ‘Holdouts’ are now at a Competitive Disadvantage

By Marcel Woodman on Jul 31, 2012 3:35:00 PM in EHR, EMR, healthcare, awareness

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...

MaineHealth Selects JACO for a Comprehensive Lithium Powered Mobile Cart Solution

By Matt Rossini on Jul 23, 2012 8:35:00 AM in UL500, lightweight, press release, powered, power systems, announcement, UL200, medical cart, computer cart, EHR, EMR, non-powered, mobile computer cart, service and support

July 2012 Franklin, MA – JACO, the pioneer of healthcare mobile computer cart design and manufacturing is thrilled to announce that nationally acclaimed (IDN) Integrated Delivery Network, MaineHealth, has selected JACO UltraLite Series Carts as...

Higher Levels of EHR Adoption at Top Ranked Hospitals

By Marcel Woodman on Jun 13, 2012 11:37:00 AM in medical cart, EHR, EMR, healthcare, awareness, mobile computer cart

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...

Medical Cart Rollouts: Sink or Swim

By Marcel Woodman on Jun 5, 2012 11:26:00 AM in UL500, UL700, UL200, medical cart, computer cart, EHR, EMR, mobile computer cart, service and support

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,...

The Golden Rules of EHR Implementation

By Marcel Woodman on Apr 26, 2012 3:29:00 PM in EHR, EMR, awareness, service and support

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,...

Mobile Medical Carts and EHR Implementation

By Marcel Woodman on Apr 19, 2012 10:03:00 AM in UL500, UL700, UL200, medical cart, computer cart, EHR, EMR

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,...

The Overlap between EHR and Medical Carts

By Marcel Woodman on Apr 4, 2012 3:45:00 PM in UL500, configurator, UL700, UL200, medical cart, computer cart, EHR, EMR, awareness, mobile computer cart, customization

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...

EHR Adoption Rates for Solo Practices Growing Fast

By Marcel Woodman on Mar 30, 2012 10:19:00 AM in medical cart, EHR, EMR, awareness

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...

The Not So Meaningful Use of iPads and other Tablets

By Matt Rossini on Mar 29, 2012 11:24:00 AM in ipad cart, ipad computer cart, EHR, EMR, awareness

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...