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What Are the Top 5 Healthcare Wireless Networking Solutions?

November 8, 2017 - Organizations are faced with many options when it comes to choosing a vendor to work with to improve the entity’s healthcare wireless networking infrastructure. Not all vendors offer a complete wireless solution or offer the same management capabilities and features. Organizations need to assess what they need from their service provider and what kind of solution they are capable of...


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Healthcare Wireless Network Upgrades Critical for Future Success

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The digitization of IT infrastructure prompts organizations to upgrade their healthcare wireless network to support current and future technology that will help increase workflow and improve patient care. Last month Lorien Health Services...

Utilizing Healthcare App Containers for Application Management

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are demanding more applications as they increase mobility and add flexibility to their IT infrastructure. Healthcare app containers are emerging as a key way to manage and deploy applications as scale. Although app development...

Healthcare Enterprise Mobility Management Fuels Mobile Success

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Mobility solutions are gaining popularity as healthcare organizations seek ways to encompass more tools into their health IT infrastructure for increased flexibility and efficiency. Healthcare enterprise mobility management is one key way for...

Healthcare IoT Asset Tracking Leverages WiFi, Bluetooth

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Sierra Wireless released its BX Series WiFi and Bluetooth combo modules. The tool has built-in cloud services and security features meant to support environments that incorporate multiple devices, such as the healthcare IoT. The tool has WiFi...

Mobile Security Vendors Must Provide Usability, Flexibility

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Gartner recently released its Critical Capabilities for High-Security Mobility Management report, outlining the subset of enterprise mobility management (EMM) and highlighting the qualities healthcare organizations should look for in a mobile...

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...

Android Oreo Improves Enterprise Mobility Management, Security

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Android announced the availability of its latest operating system Android 8.0 Oreo which includes new enterprise mobility management, application programming interface (API), and security features. Work profile on work managed devices is one...

Improving Broadband Technology Supports Healthcare IoT

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Improved broadband technology can help support healthcare IoT growth as more organizations are utilizing connected devices to help improve patient care. A recent update in broadband technology could potentially affect the healthcare industry...

Gartner EMM Report Highlights Mobile Security Advancements

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

With evolving healthcare mobile devices, organizations must consider an enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution that can adapt to the rate of device advancement and address mobile security concerns. Gartner’s latest Magic Quadrant for...

Study Finds Significant Lack of Medical Device Security

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Sixty-seven percent of medical device manufacturers and 56 percent of healthcare organizations believe that an attack on medical devices built or used by their organizations will happen within the next year, according to a recent Synopsys and...

Healthcare Mobility Device Diversity Key Challenge

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Spok Holdings released the second part of its annual healthcare mobility survey, determining that organizations need their health IT infrastructure to support a variety of mobile devices. The survey polled over 300 U.S. healthcare professionals...

Cybernet Releases New Healthcare Mobile Workstation PC

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Cybernet Manufacturing announced the release of its latest healthcare mobile workstation, powered by three hot-swap batteries. The CyberMed NB24 is a lightweight 24” computer clinicians can easily carry or push around on a non-powered cart....

Successful Medical IoT Requires Cellular Connections

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The healthcare industry is rapidly adopting medical Internet of Things (IoT) devices to connect, but often runs into challenges when it comes to device design conflicting with the radio frequency (RF) signals. “The biggest challenge for...

Preparing Your Healthcare Organization for IoT Growth

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The healthcare industry is experiencing Internet of Things (IoT) growth and the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 30 percent through 2022.  Organizations seek advanced technology to reduce healthcare costs and provide better patient...

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...

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