Healthcare Internet of Things

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,...

Growth of Medical IoT Devices Prompts Wi-Fi AP Upgrades

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The latest projections foresee an eight-percent growth in the the wireless access point (AP) market by 2020, according to a Research and Markets report. Wireless APs are necessary for the success of wearable medical devices because they require...

IoT, Cloud Migration Among Top 2016 Health IT Trends

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Health IT infrastructure technology underwent an evolution in 2016 as organizations moved toward digital environments and more is expected in the year to come. Value-based care had a significant impact on IT decision-makers over the past year...

MCH Odessa Deploys Gigabit Wireless Network for Future IoT

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Medical Center Health (MCH) Odessa, has deployed an Aruba gigabit wireless network with ClearPass to serve their 400+ bed regional medical center to improve network efficiency and prepare for Internet of Things initiatives. MCH Odessa includes...

Medical Wearable Devices Strain Health IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The number of medical wearable devices is expected to grow as more healthcare organization networks adapt to the Internet of Things, according to a recent report. A recent report conducted by Markets and Markets projected the global medical wearable...

Guest Networks, IoT Deployments Challenge Health Networks

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The constant use of healthcare wireless networks by clinicians, IoT devices, and patients making large-scale network deployment a complicated process.  Large-scale wireless deployments are difficult to manage and maintain. Hospitals and...

Experts Name Intelligent Enterprise Top Health IT Trend

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Intelligent Enterprise emerged as the top technology trend of the decade according to Zebra Technologies and their recent research partnership with the Technology and Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard (TECH).  Zebra and TECH gathered 40...

Growth of Medical IoT Devices Supports Healthcare Analytics

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Medical wearable devices are carving out their place in healthcare as several reports recognize the continued growth of the internet of things in healthcare. Research and Markets anticipates high growth for the wearable medical device market...

IBM Watson Expands Consulting Support to Internet of Things

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

IBM Watson has just announced the release of its free IBM Watson IoT Consulting Solutions practice to assist their clients across all industries to embrace the Internet of Things. The IBM Watson IoT Consulting Solutions practice will employ a...

Accountable Care Implementation Driving Health IT Market

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The accountable care solutions market is growing and expected to reach $18.86 billion by 2021 as a result of the continued push for value-based care.  The accountable care market includes healthcare analytics, EHRs, population health, claims...

Health IT Connected Medical Device Market on the Rise

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

High levels of provider EHR adoption and an increasing need for integration and connectivity tools in expanding healthcare organizations are driving rapid growth in the medical device connectivity market. A recent report released by Markets and...

NAC Denies Unauthorized Devices Access To Health IT Network

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations allowing mobile devices to access IT infrastructure need to manage which devices are granted rights to their network. Network access control (NAC) protects the network by passing devices through security clearance protocols...

Is Health IT Infrastructure Ready for the Internet of Things?

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

As the internet of things (IoT) grows so does the importance of a healthcare organization’s infrastructure to support increased connected devices of various kinds.  Gartner predicts that by 2018, 6 billion connected things will be...


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