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Healthcare Internet of Things Seeks Advanced 5G Wireless

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) devices are gaining popularity, which calls for a better way to connect the devices to the network using fifth generation cellular (5G) wireless technology. The increasing number of devices connecting to the...

HIT infrastructure Advancements Challenged by Internal Support

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are eager to implement HIT infrastructure advancements, but are often unable to adopt the technology as quickly as they would like. This often happens because current infrastructure does not support it or organizations...

Aruba Launches Integrated WLAN Asset Tracking Solution

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Aruba Networks announced the release of its location-based, fully integrated WLAN asset tracking solution to assist healthcare organizations in lowering operational costs caused by misplaced equipment. The solution is integrated into the Aruba...

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...

Using SD-WAN Management in HIT Infrastructure Networks

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Hughes Network Systems announced the release of its public-sector software defined wide area network (SD-WAN) to assist multi-site organizations manage their HIT infrastructure networks. The new SD-WAN solution is cloud ready, has higher network...

NIST Guide Focuses on Healthcare Wireless Network Security

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Clearwater Compliance announced its partnership with NIST and the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) to help organizations improve healthcare wireless network security. The partnership focuses on securing wireless infusion pumps....

Flexible Data Rate Demands Fuel ExtremeSwitching Platforms

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Extreme Networks announced the release of its Ethernet switching platforms supporting multi-rate high-performance enterprise switched networks. The company developed the ExtremeSwitching platforms in response to the constantly growing demand...

Remote Monitoring, Operations Drive Healthcare IoT Adoption

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations benefit by introducing more connectivity and remote monitoring using the Internet of Things (IoT). IoT adoption encourages better use of healthcare resources allowing clinicians to make more informed decisions and reduce...

Network Connectivity, Storage Challenge Healthcare IoT Push

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The growth in value of healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) analytics pressures organizations to examine their IT infrastructures and assess how they can support the influx of healthcare IoT data and device connections. The healthcare industry...

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...

OpenEye Adopts SD-WAN Solution for Improved SaaS Connection

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Riverbed Technology announced that OpenEye Scientific is using Riverbed’s software-defined networking in the WAN (SD-WAN) solution, SteelConnect, to offer users a better connection to OpenEye’s cloud-based drug discovery platform,...

Internet of Things Ecosystems Mature Through Partner Programs

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Recent ABI Research found that partner programs and their member companies have Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystems with a high maturity grade. The increase in IoT maturity was largely impacted by partner programs that offered members access...

Rural Hospital Chooses Commvault for Health Data Management

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Montgomery County Memorial Hospital (MCMH) announced its successful deployment of Commvault Data Platform to improve its health data management and establish itself in a broader role for the community it cares for. MCMH is part of a rural community...

FCC Requests Broadband-Enabled Healthcare Information

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The FCC released a public notice seeking comments and data on actions to accelerate the adoption and accessibility of broadband-enabled healthcare solutions and advanced technologies. Increased wireless network technology will help improve patient...

Riverbed Acquires Xirrus to Strengthen SD-WAN Solution

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Riverbed Technology announced its acquisition of Xirrus to expand its software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) and cloud networking solution Riverbed SteelConnect. Riverbed hopes to offer customers unified connectivity and policy-based orchestration...

NYU WIRELESS, OPPO Partner for Next-Gen 5G Wireless Technology

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

NYU WIRELESS and OPPO announced that the smartphone vendor has joined the university research center at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering as an affiliate and research sponsor for next generation 5G wireless technology. OPPO now has early access...

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...

Intraoperative Imaging Becomes Vital HIT Infrastructure Tool

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The intraoperative imaging market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5 percent through 2021 as healthcare organizations seek to add the solutions to their health IT infrastructure, according to a recent Markets and Markets report. The report stated...

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...

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...

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