Webinar on May 12 to Explore How Mobile Point-of-Care Technology Improves Nursing Workflow, Productivity

Online Community Dedicated to Those With an Interest in Healthcare IT Is Offering a Free Educational Webinar as Part of Its ANA National Nurses Week Celebration

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwire - May 8, 2009) - In honor of the American Nurses Association's National Nurses Week, is hosting a free Webinar on May 12 that will take an in-depth look at how mobile point-of-care technology, such as tablet computers that access electronic medical records (EMRs), is improving nursing workflow.

The Webinar, scheduled for 2 p.m. EDT/11 a.m. PDT on May 12, will present unique perspectives from four nurses who are changing the way they care for patients with mobile point-of-care technology. Webinar speakers include:

--  David Brocht, RN, MS, Frederick Memorial Health System
--  Sue Koldenhoven, RN, BSN, Providence Life Services
--  Carol Hill, RN, BSN, Scripps Health
--  Marijulia Morales-Williams, RN, MSN, Correctional Health Services

Registrants for the free Webinar will also learn how technology in a healthcare environment can:

--  Enhance clinical productivity, reduce wasted efforts and enable faster
--  Enable secure access to the latest medical and patient data
--  Help clinicians deliver better, more efficient care
--  Help clinicians collaborate efficiently and make fact-based decisions,
    supported by more accurate, timely, and comprehensive patient data and
    access to evidence-based treatment guidelines

The Webinar is complimentary and is currently open for registration. For more information or details, 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 free membership at between now and May 12.

New nurse registrants to during this 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 technology 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 technology. 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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Video: See how mobile point-of-care technology is helping nurses at one Massachusetts hospital improve workflow, increase safety and spend more time with patients. Hear them explain in their own words how medication errors have been reduced and how their daily functions have been dramatically changed for the better. Watch here.

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