February 08, 2012 07:45 ET

HP Helps Hospitals Improve Patient Flow With Central Logic

Central Logic Software Integrated With HP Touchscreen Technology Can Save Hospitals Time and Money

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 8, 2012) - HP (NYSE: HPQ) today announced it is working with Central Logic, a leading healthcare software provider, to help hospitals improve patient care, increase hospital efficiency and reduce costs.

HP is integrating Central Logic Core™, an intuitive, web-based bed management system, into its HP Z600 Workstations. Hospital staff can replace their whiteboards with this HP touchscreen technology solution to more easily manage patient case processing and bed capacity optimization.

Hospitals of all sizes can choose from any number of display options including the HP TouchSmart 9300, HP 47-inch touch capable digital signage displays and the highly mobile HP Slate 2.

Central Logic's software will be sold exclusively on HP hardware through HP Healthcare Specialist Partners and distributors such as Ingram-Micro.

"The combination of Central Logic Core software and HP technology answers hospital community demands to deliver reliable solutions that leverage touch technology," said Chris Mertens, vice president, Healthcare Practice, Personal Systems Group, HP. "Touchscreen solutions can save hospitals valuable time and money and result in maximum patient flow optimization."

"We see this solution as a way of automating bed management processes and replacing the whiteboards you typically see throughout hospitals with functional, dynamic, digital displays that all nurses and doctors can easily use," said Darin Vercillo, chief executive officer, Central Logic. "Central Logic's patient flow solutions operated with HP's touch technology provides tremendous value and will greatly increase hospital productivity."

Central Logic offers a full suite of patient flow software solutions utilizing HP TouchSmart PCs and digital signage displays to help manage patients throughout their hospital stay. Central Logic's ForeFront™ software is the industry's leading patient transfer and admission solution, Central Logic Edge™ software assists with patient transport and dispatching, Central Logic Connect™ aids the discharging process, and Central Logic Insight™ centralizes physician scheduling and availability.

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About Central Logic, Inc.
Central Logic is the healthcare industry's leading provider of innovative patient flow software and consultative expertise. Since 2005, the company's solutions have transformed patient transfer processes for some of the United States' most respected medical systems and hospitals. Central Logic works collaboratively with physicians, administrators and staff to design and deliver patient flow solutions that increase patient throughput while conserving internal resources. For more information, please visit

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