A rugged tablet is a mobile touchscreen computer designed for reliable operation in conditions generally considered harsh or inhospitable to consumer-grade electronic devices. They are built with industrial-grade components that can better withstand the rigors of non-stop operation in environments that are less than ideal.
In healthcare, computers and electronics have long played an important part in diagnosing, healing, and recording patient ailments. Now that computers have gone mobile, that more traditional landscape is shifting. Tablets are the up and coming go to device in the medical industry, and this new reliance on tablet PCs is updating healthcare processes to make them more efficient.