"... in the hands of nurses..."
Why it is that everybody seems to be using notebooks, Smartphone's and PDA's to make their jobs easier, but not Nursing Staff in our Hospitals? Sure, you can have a PC perched on the corner of your desk running all the usual applications, but what happens if you need that information when you're with patients? You could have a laptop running those same applications—problem solved! Sounds simple and cost effective, but there are other implications which need to be considered.