Shinshu University Hospital (SUH) is a well-known hospital in Nagano, Japan. Founded in 1949, the hospital manages 11 departments in
internal medicine and 14 departments in surgery. The hospital employs about 1,300 professionals, such as physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and medical technicians. Currently, SUH has approximately 1,500 PCs which are used for health care administration, patient record management, medical information access, and office productivity applications. More than 200 of the PCs are mobile laptops with wireless connectivity. A number of these laptops are
carried around by hospital staff for patient visits and bedside consultation during the day. SUH believes that wireless mobile computing has helped improve the efficiency and quality of patient care delivery.
Key findings from TCO/ROI analysis