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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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...

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Practical Applications of Augmented Reality in Healthcare

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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...

FCC Requests Broadband-Enabled Healthcare Information

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Sovereign Health Announces Expanded Telehealth Service

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Real-Time Operating Systems Support Healthcare IoT

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