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Topic: Wi-Fi management

Why Should Your Business Offer a Captive Portal to Your Guests?

Why Should Your Business Offer a Captive Portal to Your Guests?

Over the past decade, the hospitality industry has become technology-driven. Deloitte’s 2019 Travel and Hospitality Industry Outlook reveals “just how much technology has shaped the travel and hospitality industry in such a relatively short time. In 2009, the first hotel and airline apps were just hitting the market. Instagram and iPads didn’t exist.”

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Hospital WiFi Has a Performance Issue: The Need for Wi-Fi Management
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Hospital WiFi Has a Performance Issue: The Need for Wi-Fi Management

Remember the days when doctors used to take notes with a pen and pad of paper? Or how most if not all of your medical records were physically filed away? (This was why it was such a headache to request to see them, it took forever to get them out!) What about how prescriptions were not sent automatically to your pharmacy, instead you had to drop off the prescription and then go back later to pick it up? Health care providers have seen notable changes in the way they operate with regards to efficiency, the patient experience, security, and availability to patients due to the advancement and implementation of new wireless (and paperless) technology. However, just like with the old system of pen and paper, there are many new challenges and getting the most out of your new hospital wireless network takes a lot of organization. Hospitals and other health care providers have a lot on their plates. Everything from the patient experience, to their staff's productivity and efficiency, to implementing an EHR or EMR system and adhering to HIPPA compliance standards. Suggested Reading - "Accessing EHR's Via Mobile Devices on Your Hospital Wireless Network" There's also network issues themselves, such as BYOD, outdated wired infrastructure, bandwidth and/or capacity demands and network security risks. It's a complex environment to say the least and in today's mobile world your wireless infrastructure interacts with everything and affects your entire hospital or medical office. Even traditional methods of keeping track of medical records (filing system) required exceptional management strategies to make sure everything ran smoothly and the same can be said about today's hospital wifi networks. To help you maximize your wireless network we've put together a simple guide explaining how hospital wifi management works as well as 4 major benefits you can expect to see from having it in place.

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