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Medical grade cases for iPads and tablets

Medical-grade tablet cases beat pathogens

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Griffin Survivor Medical Case is the first drop-tested-on-concrete, made-for-healthcare tablet case

Especially for our clients using tablets and iPads in healthcare, aged care, dentistry and veterinary science, we are pleased to introduce Griffin Technology’s Survivor Medical cases for iPad, iPod, Surface Pro and Galaxy Tab A 10.1.
With 54% of doctors reported using devices for professional purposes 1, iPads, tablets and iPods used in clinical care present a dangerous new surface for pathogens that cause Healthcare Associated infections (HAIs). The United States’ Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that HAIs occur in 1 out of every 25 acute care hospitalisations 2. Tablet cases that can’t be properly cleaned with hospital-grade disinfectants have no place in healthcare settings.
New specially designed cases for tablets and iPod can allow healthcare professionals to utilise mobile technology in clinical care, without contributing to the spread of pathogens. This means that doctors, nurses, pathologists and other health professionals can leverage the benefits of mobile technology and bedside data capture, without increasing the risk of spreading pathogens in the healthcare facility or between patients.
Lab-Tested, Lab-Proven – 168 hours of continuous exposure to 4 common hospital disinfectants. This testing method is equivalent to 3 years of disinfectant exposure in a typical hospital setting.
Can disinfect with common medical wipes – Wipes/chemicals including at least:
  • Isopropyl alcohol wipes (70%)
  • Quaternary alcohol wipes
  • Bleach wipes/solution (10:1 dilution)
  • Activated hydrogen peroxide (0.5%)

Disinfectants used in 168-hour tests

  • PDI Sani-Cloth AF3
  • PDI Super Sani-Cloth (55% isopropyl alcohol)
  • PDI Sani-Cloth with Bleach
  • Cavicide

Managing devices in health and aged care

We have helped our health and aged care clients are talking iPads, tablets and iPods deeper into both clinical and residential care.

  • Charging stations are used to store, sync and recharge team devices to reduce the admin time and cost of a device fleet, and to reduce the footprint required to manage many devices at once. Recharging 5 to 40 devices with one powerpoint is a significant benefit in that no additional power outlets are required. Compact carts or wall mounted cabinets keep the footprint low for storing devices.
  • iPad and tablet stands or wall mounting devices are keeping tablets in use for patient, staff or public use.
  • Rugged laptops and tablets are used in emergency departments, ambulance, fire and police vehicles as the devices are toughed to be able to withstand drops, knocks, splashes and more.

References

  1. Venola, C.L (2014). Mobile Devices and Apps for Healthcare Professionals: Uses and Benefits. P&T, 39 (5), 354-364
  2. Magill SS, Edwards JR, Bamberg W, et all (2014). Multistate point-prevalence survey of health care-associated infections. New England Medical Journal. 370 (13): 1198-1208

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