My counsel as postdoctoral-trained Medical Informaticist and ICU-trained clinician was simply dismissed and overruled by the IT staff and CIO on grounds that the IT staff were unfamiliar with existing, ICU-appropriate computer hardware and wouldn't support or even evaluate "nonstandard" (to them) computers in any case.
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