4 Ways 5G Tech Could Impact Medical Facilities
4 Ways 5G Tech Could Impact Medical Facilities

The 5G network is coming, and even though people don't have widespread access to it yet, they typically have a strong sense that it could forever change how they use the internet and connected technologies.At the industry level, organizations are also anticipating how this technology could improve their operations. Here are four ways it may impact healthcare.

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