This hospital is completely wireless and hopes to become soon paperless and even filmless. For instance, its new computerized system to handle medications saves $300,000 a year by avoiding human errors. And when the hospital is rebuilt in 2008 to satisfy new seismic safety requirements, all rooms will have bedside PCs, giving patients access to their records.
This overview gives you more details. It also includes a photo of a medical supply cabinet opened with a biometric thumbprint reading.
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