News | February 26, 2007

HIMSS 2007: CDW Healthcare Donates Disaster Treatment Facility

February 27, 2007 – CDW Healthcare announced yesterday that it will unveil their donation of MED-1, a one-of-a-kind mobile treatment facility that provides comprehensive on-site medical care in response to disasters and mass casualties, consisting of two 53-foot tractor trailers, one of which expands to more than 1,000 square feet of treatment space with 134 beds, this week at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society conference (HIMSS) in New Orleans.

The donated solution includes Voice over IP (VoIP) networking hardware and phones, a positive patient ID tracking system; picture archiving and communications systems (PACS) infrastructure technology and mobile computing devices.

The system will be donated to Carolinas Medical Center.

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