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Integrated Medicine Cart (IMC)

Device applications:

  • Support for closed-loop medication workflows

Key Characteristics

  • Mobility: allows charting in the moment.
  • Medication drawer locking, with on-screen PIN pad
  • Work surface provides home base for shift
  • Sharps container
  • 0.5% hydrogen peroxide wipes
  • Device meets minimum requirements to run standard clinical applications
  • Cart and computer meet infection prevention and control (IPAC) requirements.
  • Adjustable cart and mount meets ergonomic requirements (sb removed).
  • Hot-swappable batteries support full-shift use.

Identified Workflows

  • Acute care nursing
  • Medicine distribution

Not considered appropriate for

  • Ambulatory clinics 
  • Bio medical device support
  • Dictation-based workflows
  • Non-clinical roles

Key Reasons

  • Connectivity requirements
  • Physical configuration
  • Additional cost

Specific Device Assessment Considerations

Physical Requirements



Occupational Health and Safety Requirements

  • Height adjustable so surface is up to 50.5″ above floor
  • Screen adjustable between 11″ and 18″ above surface

Infection Prevention and Control

  • Can be cleaned using alcohol wipes on screens and accelerated hydrogen peroxide (AHP) wipes on other equipment surfaces

Medication Safety / Pharmacy Requirements


Physical Security Requirements


Operational Requirements

  •  Supports user-replaceable hot-swap of batteries to enable full-shift power

IT Security and Privacy Requirements

Device Specifications - Computer

IT Security and Privacy Requirements

Current Model Tangent T22B V5
Base Attributes
Minimum Processor / Cores i7-8550U
Memory 16GB
Resolution 1920x1080 (22")
Storage 256GB
Operating system support Windows 10 LTSx / SAC
Software Support
Windows applications / Proprietary software / Connections to virtual applications Windows applications, web-based applications. virtual applications
Network Connectivity
Wired / WiFi / Cellular WiFi
Connectors (with count)
USB-A / USB-C / Serial
Embedded Screens
0/1/2 1
Maximum Number of External Screens
0/1/2/3 0
Internal Peripheral Support
Long PCIe Cards (for connecting microscopes, etc.) N
Tap card reader Integrated
External Peripherals
Keyboard Washable
Mouse Washable
Camera N/A
Tap card reader Integrated
Barcode scanner -- Tethered / Bluetooth / Integrated
AC / Battery / Hot-swappable Batteries Hot-swappable batteries
Battery Life
4 hours / 8 hours / 12 hours
Washability / IPAC
IP67 (water resistant) / Virox Wipe compatible / UV cleaning / Other
Direct / Remote Remote
Active directory / Local Account Active directory
Support Characteristics
Local support / Dispatch support / Vendor shipping support / No support Local and dispatch support
Same-day / Next day / Next business day / Best effort Same day / NBD
Sparting during repair / Whole unit exchange / No sparing Sparing
Calibration support
Printing Requirement
Wired / Wireless