Health care pros: Check out some of the Windows clinical-grade tablets to choose from

Whether you’re a family doctor or an EMT or traveling nurse in the field, there’s a wide range of Windows options for clinical-grade tablets that can tackle the job.

“Not only do these devices provide clinical-grade hardware characteristics, they also provide a clinical-grade operating system with enterprise-class functionality and no-compromise security since they’re all Windows 8 devices,” writes Gareth Hall, Windows 8 lead for Microsoft Worldwide Health.

Among the tablets he cites: the Surface Pro 2 (“the body of a tablet, but the heart of a laptop” that can be used to “speedily pull up patient records and work in clinical applications”), FUJITSU STYLISTIC Q584 (“Waterproof, dustproof and resistant to alcohol-based wipes”) and the Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1 ( great for ER doctors, EMTs “or other health professionals working in environments where their tablet is likely to be dropped, exposed to the elements or otherwise beat up”).

To read Hall’s post, head over to the Microsoft in Health blog.

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Suzanne Choney
Microsoft News Center Staff