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December 18, 2017
The FCC's vote to repeal net neutrality could hurt telemedicine providers and consumers and limit the ability of some healthcare systems to exchange data-intensive medical images.
March 31, 2017
This essential guide explores the potential of the internet of things in healthcare, as well as some of the obstacles that may hinder its wider adoption.
May 31, 2016
In this issue of Pulse, SearchHealthIT writers examine healthcare IoT applications and share how IoT technology influences patient care, from perspectives of patients and providers.
First, Scott Wallask draws the line between healthcare ...
March 28, 2016
A pair of government healthcare agencies announced three contests that will award six-figure sums to developers that make apps that are assets to patients and providers.
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Bluetooth technology can be used in a hospital setting to provide patients with indoor GPS and the ability to receive information about equipment and medication. Continue Reading
Mobile health services should be focused on the consumer experience. One CIO discusses this and what his healthcare organization is doing in the mobile space. Continue Reading
A telepresence robot is a remote-controlled, wheeled device that has wireless internet connectivity. Typically, the robot uses a tablet to provide video and audio capabilities. Continue Reading
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Delivering behavioral telehealth services to people with behavioral health issues requires techniques and technologies designed specifically for this kind of healthcare. Continue Reading
The proliferation of connected devices, like infusion pumps for medication delivery, has led to accuracy and safety issues. Improved software to manage the pumps may be the answer. Continue Reading
Some say that IoT is inevitable. While there are many benefits to IoT in healthcare, there are also risks. CIO Jon Russell shares what concerns him most about medical IoT. Continue Reading
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The 28-building Medical Center Health System in Odessa, Texas, replaced its Cisco hospital Wi-Fi network and moved to Aruba to handle user growth, boost performance, plan for IoT and move toward mobile-first. Continue Reading
Although originally introduced in the financial industry, one company is now bringing RPA technology to healthcare. The benefits include increased efficiency and less human power. Continue Reading
The future of IoT devices in healthcare facilities depends greatly on how well providers are equipped to use the patient data collected by the devices. Continue Reading
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Building in redundancy, using VLANs and accommodating EHR workflow volume, IoT capabilities and patient Wi-Fi access are all essential to good hospital network design. Continue Reading
IT departments are weighing VDI implementations in healthcare facilities to decrease the security threats associated with user devices, among other reasons. Continue Reading
An old inner-city Los Angeles hospital was closed, then rebuilt by the county with the latest health IT technology, including smartbeds and teleneurology services. Continue Reading