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Healthcare Internet of Things

Healthcare IoT Sensor Solution Remotely Collects Wearable Data

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

PAREXEL announced the launch of its patient healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) sensor solution that securely captures, transmits, stores, and visualizes patient data for clinical trials. The company’s new release is powered by the Perceptive...

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...

5G Network Infrastructure Improves Telemedicine, Remote Care

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations using advanced technology for telehealth and telemedicine care will need to consider the implications 5G technology will bring to health IT infrastructure, especially as remote patient care and remote clinicians become...

IoT Devices Significantly Lower Nurse Response Times

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Newton-Wellesley and EarlySense recently collaborated, using the Internet of Things (IoT) and implementing EarlySense’s Continuous Monitoring Solution, to reduce nurse response times to alarms and improve patient outcomes. The partnership...

Real-Time Operating Systems Support Healthcare IoT

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

A large aspect of advanced health IT infrastructure is giving clinicians access to real-time data to assist them in making informed decisions at the point of care. As a result, the real-time operating systems (RTOS) market for the healthcare...

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...

Healthcare Wireless Network Deployments Facing Challenges

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations traditionally have a difficult time deploying wireless networks due to the nature of healthcare facilities. With the rise of connected medical devices and IoT devices, it’s becoming more important for organizations...

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...

Fog Computing Improves Healthcare Cloud for IoT Adoption

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

As healthcare organizations implement more Internet of Things (IoT) technology into their health IT infrastructures, the healthcare cloud needs to be able to reach all aspects of the infrastructure to ensure real-time smart communication. Fog...

Software-Defined Networking Advances Health IT Connectivity

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are integrating health IT infrastructure solutions using virtualization to more easily manage processes and take the strain off network hardware. More organizations are also using software-defined networking (SDN) solutions...

Extreme Networks Releases HIPAA-Compliant Network Management

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Extreme Networks announced the release of an optional network management add-on to its ExtremeManagement product portfolio, helping healthcare organizations stay HIPAA compliant for mission-critical networks. Announced at HIMSS17, the Information...

Data Integration Improves Houston Methodist Hospital Operations

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Excel Medical has announced that Houston Methodist Hospital is live with its BedMasterEx data integration platform, which integrates cardiac reports with the hospital’s Epic electronic health record (EHR) system. Houston Methodist Hospital...

Major Vendors Form IoT Cybersecurity Alliance

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

IBM, Nokia, AT&T, Palo Alto Networks, Symantec, and Trustonic announced the formation of the IoT Cybersecurity Alliance to research better ways to secure an IoT ecosystem and help solve IoT security challenges. The influx of healthcare Internet...

DigiCert Releases Healthcare IoT Security Solution

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

DigiCert announced the release of its DigiCert Auto-Provisioning solution to help appease the need for medical Internet of Things (IoT) device security. The tool provisions digital certificates at scale, regardless if an organization’s...

Healthcare IoT Data Management Needed for Analytics Growth

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

As healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) devices grow, solutions to manage the data collected are becoming a needed feature in health IT infrastructure. According to a Research and Markets report, the convergence of cloud, data management, and...

Solid HIT Infrastructure Supports Population Health Management

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The population health management market is expected to grow significantly over the coming years, driving the demand for organizations to build up their HIT infrastructure with more advanced data analytics tools. A recent Grand View Research report...

IoT Growth Sparks Healthcare Device Management, Visibility Solutions

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to grow and healthcare organizations are looking for solutions to manage the network connections, protocols, and data associated with the variety of IoT devices present in many health IT infrastructures....

IBM Watson, FDA Collaborate on Healthcare Blockchain Research

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

IBM Watson Health and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have signed a collaborative research agreement with the goal of applying blockchain technology to define secure, efficient, and scalable health data exchange. IBM and the FDA will evaluate...

Ruckus, TrackR Release Wi-Fi IoT Device Tracking Solution

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Ruckus Wireless along with TrackR has announced a joint solution that leverages Bluetooth low energy (BLE) technology combined with Ruckus ZoneFlex across access points (APs) to enhance the indoor and outdoor location services of TrackR’s...

IoT Enhances Healthcare Enterprise Resource Planning

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to significantly impact the enterprise resource planning (ERP) market as smart devices continue to connect people, processes, and data. According to a recent Research and Markets report, IoT is anticipated...

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