Ninewells Hospital introduces computers on wheels (“COWs”) for staff

Computers moove with the times at Ninewells Hospital

Two COWs caused quite a “steer” when they appeared on a Ninewells Hospital ward on Tuesday.

Computers on wheels
Staff nurse Jemma Williamson wheels one of the new computers into a bay on ward 22.
  • By Marjory Inglis
  • Published in the Courier : 09.02.11

The computers on wheels (COWs) will allow medical staff to check laboratory results and X-rays at patients’ bedsides and add notes to medical records.

The first two COWs were introduced to ward 22, the hospital’s renal unit, but a whole herd will be in place soon.

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