Jaco News and Events

Longer Battery Life: A Brief Guide

By Matt Rossini on Oct 29, 2018 1:42:08 PM in LiFePO4, safety, lithium power, EHR, computer cart, Lithium Iron Phosphate, Reliability

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...

The FDA Letter on Battery-Powered Carts: Important Information to Know

By Tom Bagley on May 19, 2017 4:32:00 PM in lithium power, power blade, power systems, safety, awareness, JacoOne-10, JacoOne-20

Last December the Food and Drug Administratio (FDA) released ‘Potential Problems with Battery-Powered Mobile Medical Carts in Health Care Facilities that May Result in Fire: Letter to Health Care Professionals'.The extent of the problems and the...

ABC News Covers Risk of Lithium Ion Batteries in Aviation

By Marcel Woodman on Dec 5, 2014 9:09:00 AM in power blade, powered, power systems, lithium power, Lithium Iron Phosphate, LiFePO4

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...

JACO Announces 300 UltraLite Series with Power Blade™ Technology

By Marcel Woodman on Feb 28, 2013 10:02:00 AM in press release, medical cart, computer cart, powered, himss, mobile computer cart, EHR, lithium power, himss13, UL300, power blade

Hot Swappable Power System Provides 24/7 Runtime for Powered Carts – Booth# 7446

Franklin, MA - JACO, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mobile carts and computer mounting solutions for the healthcare industry, announced the launch of its 300...

Inova Health Systems Realizes Benefits of JACO UltraLite 500 Lithium Iron Powered Mobile Cart Equipped with Ergonomic TRAC Steering System

By Matt Rossini on Dec 19, 2012 9:00:00 AM in press release, medical cart, computer cart, UL500, mobile computer cart, announcement, EHR, TRAC, cart steering control, lithium power

December 2012 Franklin, MA – JACO, a designer and manufacturer of Healthcare workstation on wheels (WOWs), is proud to announce that Inova Health System has selected JACO as their new mobile cart partner. Along with IT solution provider...

The Nebraska Medical Center Utilizes JACO UltraLite Mobile Carts for New EMR Initiatives and Workflow Enhancement

By Matt Rossini on Dec 11, 2012 9:33:00 AM in UltraLite 200, UL200, lightweight, non-powered, powered, power systems, EHR, ROI, lithium power

December 2012 Franklin, MA – JACO, the industry leader in high performance, durable (EHR) Electronic Health Record devices is proud to announce another successful mobile cart rollout with partner MoreDirect at the internationally renowned health...