Healthcare Predictions for 2021

Healthcare Predictions for 2021: The Need for Wireless Connectivity Will Only Grow The healthcare industry has always relied on connectivity for patient care. From the early days of PA systems and pagers to the integration of computer systems, wireless connectivity, electronic health records, and HIPAA compliance, we’ve seen technology transform the healthcare industry over time. And each technology advancement has improved connectivity and communication methods. [...]

2021-04-13T15:46:31+00:00April 8th, 2021|Healthcare, Technology Trends|

Senior Living Moving Forward After COVID-19

Senior Living Industry: Moving Forward After COVID-19 The COVID-19 global pandemic upended many industries and communities, in many different ways. This holds especially true for the senior living community, one of the most vulnerable to the virus. As the pandemic swept across the U.S., community operations as normal ceased to exist. Senior living communities had to adapt quickly, and many have turned to technology for [...]

2020-11-17T01:20:17+00:00November 17th, 2020|Senior Living|

Healthcare Providers are Facing Wireless Network Challenges

Healthcare Providers are Facing Wireless Network Challenges Brought on by COVID-19 The COVID crisis revealed many flaws in current medical IT systems and the network infrastructures healthcare providers rely on to provide patient care. Most IT networks and technology in use today, especially in small to medium-sized medical facilities, were built to meet an extremely specific set of national standards for Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) [...]

2020-09-16T20:42:28+00:00September 16th, 2020|Healthcare|

How POL (Passive Optical LANs) Serve Healthcare-Network Needs

POL or Passive Optical LANs for Healthcare Networks By Alan Bertsch, Association for Passive Optical LANPOL Deployed in Healthcare Facilities Support Mission and Life-Critical NetworksPassive optical LAN (POL) is the application of passive optical network (PON) technology in a local area network (LAN) environment. While PONs were originally created to provide fiber-to-the-home or fiber-to-the-premises, their advantages soon became apparent in end-user access applications and they evolved [...]

2020-09-02T03:07:23+00:00January 8th, 2020|Healthcare|

Increased Technology Demand in Healthcare Systems

Under Performing Network Technology of Healthcare Systems Can Inhibit Critical Patient Care In a healthcare facility, under performing network technology has more than just customer service or financial implications — it could inhibit critical patient care. More than ever, healthcare infrastructures are burdened by exploding data storage, wireless access challenges, and ever-increasing bandwidth requirements. Within the Healthcare Industry, More Than 8 in 10 Doctors Use [...]

2020-08-27T02:39:36+00:00March 7th, 2019|Healthcare|

Communities Balancing the Cost of Technology with Resident Demands

Communities are Balancing the Cost of a Technology Upgrade with Resident Demands In 2013, the executive team, led by Chief Executive Officer Larry Mabry, completed a competitive analysis to assess the best technology to execute their infrastructure upgrade plan. The technology had to support 500+ residents with Wi-Fi-enabled Internet, and the behind-the-scenes patient management systems from Healthsense. Resident care was also an integral aspect of [...]

2020-09-16T23:35:49+00:00September 28th, 2018|Senior Living|
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