Rounds application is an example of how Windows 8 can combine the functionality of a full PC within the interface of a tablet. It could help multidisciplinary teams improve the quality, safety, speed and outcomes of care. Rounds incorporates the touch-screen capabilities of Windows 8 tablets such as Microsoft Surface to allow doctors to locate patients and initiate instant-messaging sessions with nurses.
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