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Organizations Prepare Their Health IT Infrastructure for 5G

October 12, 2017 - Organizations are preparing their health IT infrastructures for 5G, according to a recent Ericsson survey. The report surveyed IT decision-makers across all major verticals, including healthcare, and found that 78 percent of respondents have accelerated their plans to incorporate 5G into their IT infrastructures. The survey marked a significant turn away from consumer uses in the 5G market,...


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Wireless Broadband Improvements Key to Rural Telehealth

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

ExteNet Systems announced its plans to deploy a CBRS Part 96 ready LTE fixed wireless network with internet service provider Paladin Wireless to provide high-speed wireless internet to enterprise customers across northern Georgia. These improvements...

Healthcare Virtual Reality Potential Grows for Therapy, Surgery

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Interest in healthcare virtual reality (VR) continues to spread as new VR services continue to be introduced to health IT infrastructure, according to a recent ABI Research report. The report predicted that healthcare VR will generate $8.9 million...

Virtual Reality In Healthcare Assists Surgery, Medical Education

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Virtual reality in healthcare is developing as new applications are developed to cater to the healthcare industry, according to a recent report from Kalorama Information. “In its earlier manifestation, virtual reality was hardly equipped...

Cellular Antennas Assist Asset Tracking, Healthcare Monitoring

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Taoglas announced the release of its ultra-wideband (UWB) antennas designed to assist organizations with asset tracking and healthcare monitoring. The UWB antennas are built to serve applications that require high-performance indoor localization...

Broadband Supports Healthcare IoT Remote Connectivity, Volume

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare IoT is growing rapidly, but new innovations and advancements may lower the number of IoT devices deployed, according to a recent report. A Mobile Experts report predicted a much lower adoption rate of healthcare IoT devices. The research...

Amazon Secret Healthcare IT Tech Team Focuses on EHRs, Alexa

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Amazon has started a secret skunkworks lab dedicated to healthcare IT to improve upon EHRs, telemedicine, and other upcoming health IT infrastructure opportunities. Amazon has named its health IT team 1492, and it is based out of Seattle Washington,...

Deep Fiber Networks Help Close Digital Divide, Supports IoT

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are digitizing their health IT infrastructure to support an increased adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, mHealth, and telemedicine initiatives. Mobile devices need to be supported by a robust and reliable network,...

mHealth Growth Depends on Rural Broadband Access

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are building up their health IT infrastructures to support increased interests in mHealth growth for remote care and patient monitoring. Increased mHealth programs also calls for better broadband access for patients....

AMIA Stresses Broadband Access is Social Determinant of Health

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) released a letter urging the FCC to categorize broadband access among the social determinants of health as they continue to develop policies and programs in the future. AMIA agrees with what...

Practical Applications of Augmented Reality in Healthcare

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Augmented reality (AR) has intriguing implications in healthcare, but practical applications of the technology are still lagging behind, leading healthcare organizations to put it on the backburner. AR presents the user with a mixed reality by...

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...

How Augmented Reality Could Benefit Health IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Augmented reality (AR) has been off to a slow start in the enterprise world, but it will experience rapid growth beginning in 2018, according to ABI Research. The healthcare vertical is also expected to take the lead with AR. The report claims...

Royal Philips, Banner Health Focus on Telehealth Solutions

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Royal Philips and Banner Health announced a 15 year partnership demonstrating how telehealth solutions support connected health initiatives to manage patients with chronic conditions. The organizations will leverage Philips’ population...

Oracle Expands Cloud Platform for High-Performance Apps

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Oracle announced new enhancements to the Oracle Cloud Platform to encourage users to move business critical applications to the cloud by delivering differentiated database performance for organizations of all sizes, and deeply integrated infrastructure-as-a-service...

Mobile Health Market Dominated 2016 Health IT VC Funding

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Mobile health came out on top as the most invested in health IT solution in 2016, and the industry saw general growth of mobile health IT initiatives. The Mercom Capital Group released its annual funding and mergers and acquisition activity report...

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