to Celebrate National Nurses Week With Workflow Webinar, Special Scrubs Giveaway

Online Community Dedicated to Those With an Interest in Healthcare IT Will Offer a Free Educational Webinar and Gift Certificate Drawing During ANA's National Nurses Week

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwire - April 30, 2009) - In honor of the American Nurses Association's National Nurses Week, May 6-12, is planning two special events to recognize the nurses who dedicate themselves to their healthcare facilities and 24/7 patient care.

Webinar to explore workflow improvements

On May 12, the online community for those with an interest in mobile point-of-care will host a free Webinar that will examine how nurses can improve their daily workflow applications via the latest technological advances. Guest speakers and mobile device experts will be available to field questions and provide more background on the benefits of healthcare IT improvements.

The Webinar is open to community members. To register for this free event and to become a community member, log on to

Giveaway for free scrubs is also giving away $50 gift certificates, which can be redeemed for colorful scrubs, shoes, and other medical supply accessories, to 10 lucky nurses who sign up for the new online community between May 6-12.

New nurse registrants to during that period will be automatically entered into a drawing and could win one of 10 $50 gift certificates to Those selected in the random drawing will be notified by email and can redeem their certificates online.

Nurses can register for the free online community and become eligible for the drawing by visiting

Nurse resources available is a valuable resource for nurses to learn more about mobile point-of-care technologies and how it can change the course of their jobs. For example, case study resources on improving quality of care and nursing workflow, accurately capturing data, and measuring the value of mobility at the point of care show firsthand, real-world examples of medical professionals who are using technology to advance their professions.


"Nurses are the backbone of any healthcare facility, and they are helping to lead the charge in implementing mobile point-of-care technology that is improving the overall patient experience. Our online community is looking forward to National Nurses Week and providing both educational and entertaining opportunities for these dedicated members of the medical profession."

-- Jared S. Quoyeser, healthcare industry manager for Intel, a founding member of the community

Company Info: is a virtual community for healthcare providers, IT professionals and administrators who are considering implementation or upgrade of mobile point-of-care technologies. The site is bringing together a community of peers to share resources and ideas and to spark dialogue on important topics. Join the discussion.

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See how mobile point-of-care is improving medical processes. This video looks at the Reference Centre of the Asklepios Future Hospital Programme in Barmbek, Germany. The medical staff is using mobile point of care solutions so they can make timely, more informed decisions for their patients. The project has been so successful Asklepios intends to introduce similar technology at other hospitals in its network.

This video looks at how Arras Hospital, considered to be one of the most advanced digital hospitals in France, has implemented technology solutions to improve nurse workflows in its gynecology ward. Specifically, by allowing nurses to access clinical information systems in real-time at the patient bedside, the MPoC solution optimized nurse workflow and improved communication with the laboratory where blood testing takes place.

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