Research Triangle Park , NC and Boston, MA April 4, 2007. Mi-Co, the mobile data capture company announced today that Brian Fligor, Sc.D., and Rebecca Fleisch Cordeiro, M.Ed., will be representing Children's Hospital Boston at the Mi-Co User Days being held at the Hilton of Research Triangle Park, NC being held on April 24.
"Mi-Co User Day provides a great venue to share experiences with other Mi-Forms users both within and outside the healthcare industry," said Dr. Fligor. "We are hoping this will be the first of many opportunities to participate."
"Staff at Children's have been highly innovative in implementing their mobile data capture project. For example, they are linking the Vyasis GSI 1761 audiometer (where audiologic data are initially captured) to Fujitsu Tablet PCs with Mi-Forms and importing and integrating the data" said Adam Duggan, Mi-Co Director of Software & Services . Duggan has been directly involved with Fligor and Fleisch Cordeiro as they pilot integration of the Mi-Forms into the clinical routine of the Diagnostic Audiology Program at the hospital.
For more information on Mi-Co's User Days please visit www.mi-corporation.com
About Children's Hospital Boston
Children's Hospital Boston is home to the world's largest research enterprise based at a pediatric medical center, where its discoveries have benefited both children and adults since 1869. More than 500 scientists, including eight members of the National Academy of Sciences, 11 members of the Institute of Medicine and 10 members of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute comprise Children's research community. Founded as a 20-bed hospital for children, Children's Hospital Boston today is a 347-bed comprehensive center for pediatric and adolescent health care grounded in the values of excellence in patient care and sensitivity to the complex needs and diversity of children and families. Children's also is the primary pediatric teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School. For more information about the hospital and its research visit: www.childrenshospital.org/newsroom.
Children's Hospital Boston Audiology Programs are staffed by 28 clinicians seeing over 15,000 pediatric visits per year at four clinic sites in both inpatient and outpatient settings. The primary goals of this mobile data capture project are the capacity for electronic storage, data management, and immediate reporting of results to referral providers. In the age where "going paperless" is a priority in healthcare, the Diagnostic Audiology program has chosen the Mi-Forms application to evolve.
Mi-Co, the leading mobile information and data capture company, provides digital writing software that enables an efficient and effective process for capturing and communicating handwritten data. Mi-Co's enterprise Mi-Forms Software System enables flexible e-forms design for data capture using digital ink. In addition, Mi-Forms Software has proven capabilities for handwriting interpretation, touch-screen input, verification, data validation and communication of forms-based data for enterprise users. Unlike other mobile data capture systems, Mi-Forms supports a number of hardware devices including Tablet PCs, UMPCs, Digital Pens, Pocket PCs and other signature capture devices. The company is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina and has offices in Seattle, Washington and Ft. Collins, Colorado. For more information on Mi-Co, visit www.mi-corporation.com .