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Topic: Hospital Wireless Network

3 Ways RTLS Can Help You Avoid Chaos During a Hospital Emergency
Strategy

3 Ways RTLS Can Help You Avoid Chaos During a Hospital Emergency

Hospitals seem to be the definition of organized chaos. However, this isn’t always the case, if you're not careful an emergency situation can spiral out of control. Since this is a central location for emergencies and disasters, there’s always a chance of things getting out of hand, which is why an RTLS solution can help make sure that hospitals remain a safe and efficient operation not only for the staff but for their patients as well.

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What's Holding Your Hospital Wi-Fi Network Back From Supporting BYOD?
Strategy

What's Holding Your Hospital Wi-Fi Network Back From Supporting BYOD?

BYOD is one of those "buzzwords" in health care that everyone is sort of tired of hearing about, however, the fact remains that many hospitals still struggle to support this basic expectation amongst mobile users today. The benefits of allowing your hospital staff, patients and guests to use their own smartphones, laptops and tablets in the hospital environment has been well documented; employees and patients are happier, more productive and receiving better care, all while lowering operational costs. But it's not all good news for hospital CIO's unfortunately. Despite the success of BYOD and it's many benefits, there are still several major challenges associated with bring your own device. With all of those devices in one place not having the right strategy in place can have a significant impact on your wireless infrastructure, network security, and your bottom line.

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How to Improve the Patient Experience: Utilizing Beacons
Strategy

How to Improve the Patient Experience: Utilizing Beacons

Lately there has been a lot of talk about IoT (Internet of Things) and beacon technology, specifically how it will impact our mobile experiences. Although relatively new beacon technology is quickly expanding into almost every industry, including health care. Beacons combined with the right mobile apps offer hospital CIO’s an amazing opportunity to enhance the user experience through more efficient processes and improved patient-care. The only question now is how.

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Stop Calling a Site-Survey a Wireless Network Design
Mobility

Stop Calling a Site-Survey a Wireless Network Design

One of the most frustrating terms in the wireless industry is the term “site-survey”; it means one thing to some and a completely different thing to others. The reality is that having such a mixed consensus on what the term really means is confusing and in a lot of cases causes the wrong expectations and ultimately a poorly designed, poor performing WLAN. It’s time we try and settle the confusion.

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How to Maximize Your School Wireless Network with Secure Mobility
Security

How to Maximize Your School Wireless Network with Secure Mobility

On June 29th, 2007 the world as we knew it had changed forever. This was day that the iPhone was first introduced and while some may argue this point, I believe that this day also introduced the world to what we now call “Secure Mobility”. Since the explosion of mobile devices and apps a lot has changed, especially when it comes to how we think about designing and building networks.

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