Wireless Infrastructure Top Content

  1. AHA Health Forum Releases List Of Most Wired Hospitals

    “Most Wired” hospitals are partnering with other providers to share health data, study found. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Redesigning Wireless For Success

    Boston Medical Center reduces support costs and adds functionality with a wireless LAN upgrade.

  3. Medical Moneyball — What Healthcare Stands To Learn From The Oakland A’s

    With all the talk of Big Data, there are still big questions as to how to most effectively leverage information and data to make a positive impact on healthcare delivery, cost, and outcomes. One health system leader thinks an approach developed by a Major League baseball team might be a game changer.

  4. A Road Map To Accelerating Health IT Value And Innovation

    Health IT is in a state of constant evolution, and it often seems that, for every problem solved, another is created. That’s why it’s vital we stop to assess where the industry stands from time to time, as well as look to the future to determine the best course to take to achieve our collective goals.

  5. $4.3 Billion Invested In Digital HIT In 2015

    While the number of venture capital-funded deals dropped, the average amount rose. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. Top 10 Health IT Trends For 2016

    For the past five years, EHR/MU was selected as the top health IT initiative for the coming year. This year, there’s a new top initiative, and what it is should come as no surprise.

  7. How To Overcome Mobile Connectivity Framework Challenges

    Hospitals are large, complex buildings presenting unique connectivity obstacles. Aging infrastructure, unique cabling challenges, the translation of device data from numerous proprietary device formats into something that can be read and understood by EMRs, and radio frequency-blocking masonry and concrete are but a few of those obstacles. Throw in security and regulatory compliance and it’s easy to understand why healthcare is struggling to stay connected. But, stay connected we must. Hospital CIOs view Wi-Fi not as a luxury, but as an essential tool for doing business. Patient information is no longer being recorded on paper — it is now required to be kept as part of an Electronic Medical Record that needs to be shared throughout the hospital. The need for mobility and the constant struggle with BYOD only compound the problems of how to maximize connectivity, protect patient information, and deliver positive patient outcomes. Health IT Outcomes recently had to opportunity to discuss these issues and more with Eric Abbott, Director of Product Management and Strategy for ExteNet Systems, Inc., an owner and provider of Distributed Networks which creates a scalable network design utilizing its high-bandwidth fiber network to meet the network densification needs of the wireless service providers.

  8. 2015 Health IT Change Agents

    Our inaugural class of Health IT Change Agents set a high bar, but this year’s class can more than hold its own when it comes to driving positive change and advancing health IT.

  9. How The Internet Of Things Is Revolutionizing Healthcare

    From notifying care givers of proper bed rail placement for patients with a high fall risk to directing patients to their medical appointments, the possibilities of the Internet of Things (IoT) in healthcare are truly endless.

  10. Why You Should Move Your Practice To The Cloud

    Looking for medical software as a method for better managing your practice? It may be time to consider a program hosted in the cloud. By Zach Watson, content manager, TechnologyAdvice