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...

If you have Li-ion cart batteries, replace them with LiFePO4 batteries. If you're considering Li-ion batteries, buy LiFePO4 instead.

By Matt Rossini on Aug 3, 2018 8:02:20 AM in safety, LiFePO4, Lithium Iron Phosphate, Li-ion, fire

Earlier today, on a passenger flight awaiting takeoff in Barcelona, a lithium ion (Li-ion) battery pack being used to charge a cell phone exploded into flames. Fortunately, the plane was evacuated safely. But as this NBC Nightly News report...

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...