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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...

Software-Defined Networking Aids HIT Infrastructure Advancement

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are looking to software-defined networking (SDN) to reduce the size of their health IT network infrastructure and allow IT administrators to have more control over the networks. Research and Markets predicts that the...

Healthcare Wireless Network Deployments Facing Challenges

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations traditionally have a difficult time deploying wireless networks due to the nature of healthcare facilities. With the rise of connected medical devices and IoT devices, it’s becoming more important for organizations...

Better Patient Care Helps Advance Health IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Health IT infrastructure solutions are continuing to grow as organizations seek advanced technology to cut down on costs while adhering to regulatory requirements necessary to protect patient information. Organizations are faced with making decisions...

Software-Defined Networking Advances Health IT Connectivity

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are integrating health IT infrastructure solutions using virtualization to more easily manage processes and take the strain off network hardware. More organizations are also using software-defined networking (SDN) solutions...

VPNs, Visibility Push Healthcare Network Management Services

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

As healthcare networks grow to keep up with the number of connected devices, managed network services are required to ensure all devices are authorized and transmitting the correct data to the correct place. Markets and Markets predicts that...

Ruckus Expands Network Security with VMware, Lightspeed Systems

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Ruckus Wireless announced new integrations between its Cloudpath software and Lightspeed Systems and VMware software to offer better network security. Cloudpath allows organizations to establish policy-based security for wired and wireless networks....

Important Health IT Infrastructure Building Considerations

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations typically run on a health IT infrastructure that, at its most basic level, contains a wireless network, a storage server, and an operating system. These features are used to run the programs and apps needed to collect...

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...

Healthcare Wireless Network Coverage, Capacity Top Challenge

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations deploying wireless networks are often concerned about planning for capacity and coverage, especially with the number of mobile devices and connected medical devices present in modern hospitals. Aruba Networks Product...

Solid HIT Infrastructure Supports Population Health Management

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The population health management market is expected to grow significantly over the coming years, driving the demand for organizations to build up their HIT infrastructure with more advanced data analytics tools. A recent Grand View Research report...

Ruckus, TrackR Release Wi-Fi IoT Device Tracking Solution

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Ruckus Wireless along with TrackR has announced a joint solution that leverages Bluetooth low energy (BLE) technology combined with Ruckus ZoneFlex across access points (APs) to enhance the indoor and outdoor location services of TrackR’s...

Vendors Set to Test 5G NR Wireless Network Technology

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Qualcomm, Ericsson, and AT&T announced plans to collaborate and conduct interoperability testing and over-the-air field trials based on the expected 5G New Radio (NR) specifications underdevelopment by the 3rd Generation Partnership Project...

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,...

Artificial Intelligence Adds Pressure to Health IT Networks

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the most talked about healthcare technologies of the past year, and is poised to play a significant role in the future of healthcare to improve patient care and meet value-based care initiatives. The healthcare...

Health IT Infrastructure Needs to Support Future of Telemedicine

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

All signs indicate that the role of telemedicine in care delivery is set for tremendous growth over the next decade Two recent reports from Research and Markets anticipate an expansion of the telemedicine and remote patient monitoring device...

Added Technology Expands Telemedicine at Children’s Mercy

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

As hospitals build more advanced health IT infrastructures to support more advanced technology, healthcare organizations are seeking better ways to use the technology to improve patient care. Children’s Mercy hospital in Kansas City, Missouri,...

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...

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...

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...

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