Two videos on Windows 8 in a clinical environment may change how you think about the tile UI

When you actually see the dynamically-updating tiles in action in a vertical-industry application, you can begin to understand what Microsoft sees in this new interface.

I wanted to post a quick follow-up to my article, Why Windows 8 may be the ideal tablet OS for healthcare .

Microsoft has a great article and two videos that showcase just how they see the Windows 8 tile interface being used in healthcare. Here's a link to that article: Why Windows 8 is a compelling choice for clinicians around the world. It's a worthwhile read if you're implementing tablet-based IT in your facility.

Here's the first video I recommend you watch. It's only about 4 minutes long, and it may change how you think about the Windows 8 tile interface:

The one above discusses how the tile interface and Microsoft's vertical integration works for a doctor. This next one showcases how a nurse might use Windows 8 in a clinical environment:

Interesting stuff, isn't it? Stay tuned. I think we'll see a lot more interesting stuff coming our way with this interface in health.

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