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7 Winning Tips for Medical Equipment Makers

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Barbara Jorgensen
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Barbara Jorgensen   8/16/2011 2:21:15 PM

GE weighing in on the side of Apple is a big  deal. Aside from that, tablets make a lot of sense in the medical industry. I hope developers solve the security issues with data transfer--it will take just one hack of medical files to set the market back. Then again, that's already happened with mainframes and nodoy is suggesting we stop buying them...

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Re: Security and Mutliuse of ipads
Ariella   8/16/2011 1:06:54 PM

I like the term, "ruggedized." As the casing could do the trick, perhaps there will also be a market for cases that can be sterilized, to keep the devices germ free.

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Security and Mutliuse of ipads
_hm   8/16/2011 11:44:57 AM

iPADs may be ubiquitous device for Physicians. However, patients data is more important. If the same device is used for dual purpose - medical and entertainment - data security will be  biggest concern. How GE will circumvent this risk?

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