Solved

EMR OFFICE LAYOUT

Posted on 2015-01-23
4
110 Views
Last Modified: 2015-07-16
We have been asked to configure a medical office for EMR, basically they are starting from scratch. We intended to recommend what is extremely necessary to do the job. The location has  internet, there will be three computer stations working, not to much space for large ATX boxes. Questions: config of computers in terms of : Intel , CPU;i3,i5,,7 , motherboards, HDD or SSD, OS: windows 7 professional vs 8 , printers for printing duplicate forms , software to facilitate printing these pre set forms , computers while on the same network , patch panel vs switch , need other devises like, signature pad ( which is best and cheap) , printer , scanners , We would like to know which will be your recommendations to have this done. thank you
0
Comment
Question by:Viankus
4 Comments
 
LVL 92

Assisted Solution

by:nobus
nobus earned 250 total points
ID: 40567898
i would go for intel CPU's, and have an i-5 at least for handling OS and applications with at least 8 GB Ram
OS can be Windows 7 (supported till 2020) or windows 8.1 - or, if you can wait a few months, windows 10
if budget allows, i would opt for an SSD for the OS + applications, and use a 4 TB drive or such for storing the data
i take it the systems are used for storing and distributing the EMR records - not for editing?

i hope this will start you off
0
 
LVL 62

Accepted Solution

by:
gheist earned 50 total points
ID: 40568068
You cannot purchase Windows 7 anymore... You buy Windows 8.1 and exercise downgrade right.

How do you make a budget? I would suggest you add warranty+1year of electricity consumption to your purchase.

I have good experience with both AMD and Intel. For printing forms you dont need much of processing power. I would look into low power options instead, like atom.

If space is of concern - make a terminal server and plug chromecast in monitor's HDMI port... (Or raspberyy pi, or any device of that class)
0
 
LVL 23

Assisted Solution

by:Danny Child
Danny Child earned 200 total points
ID: 40570871
Are they part of a larger organisation - can you review other offices to see what they like, and what they don't?

Or, do any of the staff there have connections (friends?) at offices you can review?

You may prefer to look at micro cases, some of which can screw to the rear of screens to the VESA mounts, which would then allow them to be on monitor arms.  I'd suggest a more stable location for keyboards though!  I would not use wireless connections in such a scenario - too easy to lose at a critical time, and you don't want any flat batteries...

For such a particular purpose, the specifications given seem very vague.  I would have thought the customer would be much more precise.  For instance with the printing, they would normally specify the software they wish to use, which would then lead you to hardware vendors.
0
 

Expert Comment

by:rduq23
ID: 40884558
You can purchase Windows 7 easily ... simply call or go online to Dell (or HP) and speck out a machine with Windows 7 Pro ... you need to do this in the business area not the retail area
0

Featured Post

Connect further...control easier

With the ATEN CE624, you can now enjoy a high-quality visual experience powered by HDBaseT technology and the convenience of a single Cat6 cable to transmit uncompressed video with zero latency and multi-streaming for dual-view applications where remote access is required.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
ethernet cat5e lenght 80m 9 67
Music Player for Commercial Restaurant Music System 8 73
Clone OS to SSD 5 73
check which file take most of the disk space 16 41
I recently purchased an HP EliteBook 2540p notebook/laptop. It has two video ports on it – VGA and DisplayPort. HP offers an optional docking station for the 2540p that also has both a VGA port and a DisplayPort. There are numerous online reports do…
I use more than 1 computer in my office for various reasons. Multiple keyboards and mice take up more than just extra space, they make working a little more complicated. Using one mouse and keyboard for all of my computers makes life easier. This co…
The Email Laundry PDF encryption service allows companies to send confidential encrypted  emails to anybody. The PDF document can also contain attachments that are embedded in the encrypted PDF. The password is randomly generated by The Email Laundr…
Finds all prime numbers in a range requested and places them in a public primes() array. I've demostrated a template size of 30 (2 * 3 * 5) but larger templates can be built such 210  (2 * 3 * 5 * 7) or 2310  (2 * 3 * 5 * 7 * 11). The larger templa…

821 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question