Pioneers Memorial Hospital, a 107-bed acute care facility in the Imperial Valley region of California, needed to deploy a mobile device to enhance efficiency. The challenge was finding a solution that would fit the nurses' needs and complement their existing workflow. After a thorough review process, the hospital selected the Panasonic Toughbook H1 Health for its medical surgical nursing staff. The move improved the nurses' access to critical patient information and their ability to document patient information at the point-of-care.


Increase the quality of patient care by adopting a computer hardware technology solution that would improve documentation and access to patient information at the point of care.


Panasonic Toughbook® H1s were deployed with Pioneers Memorial Hospital Med-Surge nursing staff as part of the EMR system.


The Panasonic Toughbook H1 provides Pioneers Memorial Hospital's nurses access to critical patient information at the point of care and enables them to document a patient’s condition in realtime, improving the quality of patient care and workflow efficiency.

Since opening their doors in 1950, Pioneers Memorial Hospital has been committed to providing quality healthcare in a safe, respectful and efficient manner. In recognition of their superior patient care, Pioneers was selected as the best hospital for 2009 in Imperial County. By deploying the Toughbook H1 Health, Pioneers Memorial Hospital has enhanced its ability to provide safe and efficient care.