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Healthcare Applications

Networked computer systems help the healthcare community streamline and decrease costs by accessing central data banks of patient information and decreasing the use of paper records. Touch interfaces are used with these systems to access patient history, billing information, aid in diagnosis and educate patients on treatment options. Healthcare applications can include:

  • Medical Records Access
  • Pill Dispensing Equipment
  • Bedside Patient Controls
  • Diagnostic Equipment

Medical record access systems consist of either desktop or countertop touch monitors stations or all-in-one touch-enabled systems.

This application values a touch solution for The 3M™ MicroTouch™ System SCT3250EX provides
  • ease of use in navigating through patient information quickly and accurately to select diagnostic and treatment information
  • 5.4ms touch response time that provides needed speed for demanding applications that require fast transactions
  • 99% touch accuracy helps users consistently make intended and repeated on-screen selections
  • environments that need surface durability to withstand heavy cleaning required by medical operations
  • industry-innovative surface finishes that provide premium surface durability and scratch resistance to help customers maintain the long-term operation and aesthetic appearance of their products


This application values a touch solution for The provides
  • quickly navigating through densely-packed menus and detailed patient records
  • easily-gripped input pen for use with any glove thickness or material and tethered so pen can't be lost or misplaced
  • dual (finger/pen) and pen-only mode settings for versatile use by multiple operators on manufacturing floor


This application values a touch solution for The 3M MicroTouch™ Monitor Products with 3M™ MicroTouch™ System SCT3250EX touch technology includes
  • retrofitting or upgrading existing systems from paper to display-based, networked record keeping
  • 3M MicroTouch commercial-grade 15" and 17" touch monitors


Pill carts with touch screens and network access help enable secure, accurate pill dispensing on hospital floors and aid in inventory management.

This application values a touch solution for The 3M™ MicroTouch™ System SCT3250EX provides
  • visually enhancing on-screen pill images to assist in prescription verification and dispensing
  • 91.5% light transmission that helps maintain LCD image brightness to emphasize on-screen graphics
  • surface finish with anti-glare properties to help minimize screen reflections in brightly lit work areas
  • capturing accurate medication doses for patient billing records
  • 99% touch accuracy helps users consistently make intended on-screen selections
  • withstanding disinfectant cleaning to help safeguard against the spread of infection
  • industry-innovative surface finishes that provide premium surface durability and scratch resistance to help customers maintain the long-term operation and aesthetic appearance of their products


This application values a touch solution for The 3M MicroTouch™ touch monitor product line with 3M™ MicroTouch™ System SCT3250EX touch technology includes
  • retrofitting and touch-enabling existing pill dispensing carts
  • 3M MicroTouch commercial-grade 15" and 17" touch monitors


Networked bedside access for both the patient and hospital staff is on the rise. Patients are using beside displays for meal ordering, patient education or video entertainment, while hospital staff is accessing centrally-located patient records.

This application values a touch solution for The 3M™ MicroTouch™ System SCT3250EX provides
  • superior optical clarity in both high- and low-level light environments
  • 91.5% light transmission that helps maintain LCD image brightness to emphasize on-screen graphics
  • withstanding disinfectant cleaning to help safeguard against the spread of infection
  • industry-innovative surface finishes that provide premium surface durability and scratch resistance to help customers maintain the long-term operation and aesthetic appearance of their products
  • accurately inputting patient status updates or accessing patient information
  • 99% touch accuracy that helps users consistently make intended on-screen selections


Blood analyzers, ultrasound or other diagnostic test equipment use a touch interface for ease of operation by an extended medical team.

This application values a touch solution for The 3M™ MicroTouch™ System SCT3250EX provides
  • lab environments with varying lighting conditions from low-light settings to highly-reflective, overhead fluorescent lights
  • 91.5% light transmission that helps maintain LCD image brightness to emphasize on-screen graphics
  • surface finish with anti-glare properties to help minimize screen reflections in brightly lit work areas
  • fast data input needed to increase lab throughput
  • 5.4ms touch response time that provides needed speed for demanding applications that require fast transactions


This application values a touch solution for The provides
  • quickly navigating through densely-packed menus
  • easily-gripped input pen for use with any glove thickness or material and tethered so pen can't be lost or misplaced
  • dual (finger/pen) and pen-only mode settings for versatile use by multiple operators on manufacturing floor