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How to Implement Patient Infotainment Using Bedside Computers or Tablets

The value-based healthcare system becomes more competitive than ever, and hospitals need to focus on the patient experience as one of the main contributing factors to how patients evaluate their stay. As Medicare reimbursement now directly depends on patient satisfaction, hospitals focus on boosting their Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems score, HCAHPS. … Continue reading How to Implement Patient Infotainment Using Bedside Computers or Tablets

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Types of Industrial PCs Used in Industrial Automation

The industrial sector is increasingly experiencing the impact of the Industry 4.0 concept. Whether you are looking to optimize the workflow, increase production or savings in maintenance, or explore new automation opportunities, there are many ways industrial automation and the underlying technology can boost your operations. Industrial automation is the automation of technical processes using … Continue reading Types of Industrial PCs Used in Industrial Automation

Hot-swap batteries in EHR-ready medical computers let hospitals use existing non-powered carts & enjoy 16 hrs of uninterrupted uptime, maneuverability & safety.

Benefits of Cart-Mount PCs with Hot-Swap Batteries in Healthcare

The medical technology evolves in giant leaps. At the same time, tight budgets, increasingly stringent regulations and high patient expectations force hospitals to screen their acquisitions ever-more carefully. With so many options, customizations, and a wide range or prices, how does a healthcare facility choose the right equipment? The answer is – choose the technology … Continue reading Benefits of Cart-Mount PCs with Hot-Swap Batteries in Healthcare

With ransomware attacks becoming increasingly aggressive & damaging, healthcare organizations need to prioritize security of PHI & medical devices.

Ransomware Prevention & Mitigation in Healthcare

Ransomware is one of the most aggressive, damaging, adaptable and agile cyber attacks. It evolves fast; it is also easy to create; it scales well; it is easy money for the hackers. A 2016 survey by SentinelOne says 50% of organizations suffered a ransomware attack last year, and 85% of them on multiple occasions. 70% … Continue reading Ransomware Prevention & Mitigation in Healthcare

Rugged Technology's role in protecting Information during a disaster

The Role Of Rugged Technology In Protecting Information When Disaster Strikes

Natural and manmade disasters and other catastrophic events pose a serious threat to the human lives and livelihood of organizations around the world. The challenge for organizations and emergency responders today is to make themselves more resilient in the face of the unknown, and become more agile, flexible and functional when disaster strikes. Not if, … Continue reading The Role Of Rugged Technology In Protecting Information When Disaster Strikes

Industrial Automation & The Future of Employment

Industrial Automation & The Future of Employment

The discussion about industrial automation replacing the human workforce has a long history and goes back to the Industrial Revolution, but it is the advent of the PC in the 80s that has changed the way we work forever. The discussion has generated a number of myths. What often remains behind the scenes is how … Continue reading Industrial Automation & The Future of Employment

Benefits of Power-over-Ethernet Computers in Healthcare Settings

Benefits of Power-over-Ethernet Computers in Healthcare Settings

A typical healthcare environment is a complex system of devices, networks and people working in-sync, but modern hospitals are increasingly pressed to find cost-saving solutions. Energy efficiency is one of the focal points in health care budgeting.  Reducing energy consumption is a priority, but so is digitization and patient satisfaction. The latter two are direct … Continue reading Benefits of Power-over-Ethernet Computers in Healthcare Settings

10 Ways Hospitals Can Boost Energy Efficiency

10 Ways Hospitals Can Boost Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency presents both a challenge and an opportunity for healthcare facilities. The main challenge is the unique circumstances healthcare facilities face. Regulatory requirements, infection control, the intensity of energy and water use, 24/7 uninterrupted operation set healthcare facilities apart from commercial ones. Thus, energy efficiency in healthcare requires different strategies than those that are … Continue reading 10 Ways Hospitals Can Boost Energy Efficiency

Creating A Streamlined System Of Work & Communication Across A Variety Of Devices

Creating A Streamlined System Of Work & Communication Across A Variety Of Devices

A streamlined and efficient communication provides consistently high levels of performance of the modern, mobile workforce working in the field, on the go, on the manufacturing floor, or from home. In order to guarantee a streamlined system of work and communication within an organization, your employees must be on the same page. The lack of … Continue reading Creating A Streamlined System Of Work & Communication Across A Variety Of Devices

Regaining Privacy In The Heat of A Hack

Regaining Privacy In The Heat of A Hack

Privacy breaches are so frequent in healthcare, the sector has been cited as the most targeted by numerous studies. As the health IT continues to evolve, and facilities adopt more connected devices and integrate them into the existing system alongside legacy equipment often plagued by the lack of protection mechanisms, healthcare becomes the preferred target … Continue reading Regaining Privacy In The Heat of A Hack