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Healthcare Wireless Network Upgrades Needed for the IoT

April 13, 2017 - Healthcare wireless networks are the foundation of health IT infrastructure, supporting new and advanced infrastructure deployments. The increase in connected medical, Internet of Things (IoT), and mobile devices are pushing the WLAN market to grow at a CAGR of 30 percent through 2021, according to a recent report by ReportsnReports. The research suggests that the rise in WLAN technology is...


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Healthcare Wireless Network Upgrades Needed for the IoT

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare wireless networks are the foundation of health IT infrastructure, supporting new and advanced infrastructure deployments. The increase in connected medical, Internet of Things (IoT), and mobile devices are pushing the WLAN market to...

Half of Orgs Unprepared for HIT Infrastructure Digitization

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Over half of healthcare and life sciences organizations are planning major health IT infrastructure changes in the near future, but a survey found that most are currently unprepared to begin the transformation. A recent TayganPoint Consulting...

Healthcare Mobility Solutions Support mHealth, Digitization

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The healthcare mobility solutions market is expected to grow significantly, reaching up to $227 billion by 2025, according to a recent Research and Markets report. The report credits the growing healthcare mobility solutions market to the increasing...

Aruba Networks Deploys Mobile-First HIT Network Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Aruba Networks announced the deployment of its gigabit wireless network at Scarborough and Rouge Hospital to improve its HIT network infrastructure. The recently merged hospitals implemented the wireless network to bring users better network...

Predictive Maintenance, Sensors Critical to Health IoT Success

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Modern healthcare organizations are faced with managing and monitoring Internet of Things (IoT) and connected medical devices. These devices serve many purposes from allowing clinicians to be mobile, to monitoring patient health. Health IoT success...

IoT Sensors Critical to Successful Health IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare is expected to lead the way for Internet of Things (IoT) sensors as the market continues to grow at a CARG of 26 percent from 2016 to 2022. A recent Research and Markets report attributes the projected growth to the increase of connected...

Software-Defined Networking Advances Health IT Connectivity

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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Dimension Data Releases New Clinical Mobility Solution

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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Healthcare Wireless Network Coverage, Capacity Top Challenge

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations deploying wireless networks are often concerned about planning for capacity and coverage, especially with the number of mobile devices and connected medical devices present in modern hospitals. Aruba Networks Product...

Healthcare Orgs Over Spending on Unified Endpoint Management

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Osterman Research and Unify Square released the results of a joint survey highlighting the demand to improve enterprise endpoint management and control. The survey found that three quarters of respondents do not have software or services in their...

Mobile Health Market Dominated 2016 Health IT VC Funding

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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Dell EMC Adds New Hyper-Converged Infrastructure for VDI

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Dell EMC announced the expansion of its hyper-converged infrastructure for virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) with Dell EMC VxRail Appliance 4.0 solutions for Citrix XenDesktop. The hyper-converged solutions offer a flexible and scalable VDI...

Vendors Set to Test 5G NR Wireless Network Technology

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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Visibility, Control Key for Healthcare Wireless Networks

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

As a result of a growing reliance on wireless networks to support mobility and connected medical devices, healthcare organizations are facing many challenges bringing their legacy networks up to speed to support the influx of connected devices,...

Why the Difference Between MDM, EMM Matters in Health IT

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Medical professionals continue to use mobile devices in clinical settings, so choosing the correct mobility management solution is more important than ever.  While the terms mobile device management (MDM) and enterprise mobility management...

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