Metro ® to Preview New Point-of-Care Computing Offerings at HIMSS12 – #HIMSS12

Company Expands Healthcare Portfolio by Unveiling New Flo™ Series Mobile Workstation and New
MetroMount™ Wall Systems
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (February 20, 2012) – Metro, a world leader in providing technology, storage and transport solutions for healthcare facilities, is unveiling its next generation of point-of-care computing products at the HIMSS (Healthcare Information Management System Society) Annual Conference & Exhibition, February 20 – 24 in Las Vegas, Nevada. New products making their debut at the Metro booth (#1329) will include the Flo 1770 Mobile Workstation and an advanced MetroMount Wall System designed to bring caregivers, technology and information together at the patient bedside.
“We are extremely excited for our customers to experience our passion for improving patient care through innovative point-of-care solutions at this year’s HIMSS Conference,” said Rob Sobie, vice president of healthcare marketing at Metro. “With our next generation Lithium-Nano power systems and secure medication management capabilities, our fully integrated workstations are engineered to deliver industry-leading uptime and reliability while improving caregiver efficiency. With over 25,000 workstations in facilities around the world, Metro is the company of choice for point-of-care computing.”
In addition to offering a preview of their new point-of-care computing solutions, Metro will be showcasing products designed for departments and facilities of all sizes, ranging from mobile telehealth and automated medication dispensing solutions to clinical documentation and specialized procedure carts. Product demonstrations at the Metro booth will include:
Advanced Bedside Medication Management, focused on the features and functionality of Metro Hybrid Medication Workstations with the SecureRx™ Med Module, a highly mobile system designed to optimize nursing workflow and improve patient care by combining access to real-time information with secure and accurate point-of-care medication delivery.  Metro will also be demonstrating the capabilities of MedDispense® Automated Dispensing Systems’ new NurSync™ feature which allows clinicians to select and remotely queue patient medications from any authorized workstation.
  Diverse Point-of-Care Computing Solutions that help hospitals improve patient care by bringing accurate, reliable information to the point of care – a critical issue for improving the patient experience and meeting the ‘meaningful use’ standard for federal financial incentives.
  Integrated Telehealth Solutions will outline advanced communications solutions that Metro’s mobile workstations support – and how these solutions can be easily integrated into your facility. The demonstration will focus on how Metro integrates computers, monitors, onboard power and industry-leading codecs and cameras on its workstations that enable REACH Health to deliver telehealth solutions to patients in rural areas.
For more information on Metro Point-of-Care Computing and the diverse breadth of healthcare solutions from Metro, visit
About InterMetro
For more than 80 years, InterMetro has been the world’s leading manufacturer of technology, storage and transport solutions in healthcare, food service, commercial and consumer products.  Committed to understanding the needs of customers and channel partners, Metro provides complete solutions that optimize space, improve workflow and ensure overall safety. InterMetro is a business of Emerson. For more information, visit
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Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and tools and storage businesses. Sales in fiscal 2011 were $24.2 billion. For more information, visit