Mobility trends in healthcare have quickly become a widely discussed topic for medical device manufacturers and healthcare providers. Wi-Fi® infrastructure provider Aruba Networks recently conducted a survey that focused on the networking priorities of healthcare information technology professionals. The survey results, which reflected responses from more than 130 individuals, demonstrated that hospitals are embracing […]
40 Series radio modules now offer support for Android 2.3 Gingerbread®. The same enterprise-grade feature set is available on both Windows® Embedded and Android®.
That feature set includes:
Dual-band support: Reliable connectivity in both the 2.4 GHz band and the less crowded 5 GHz band Robust security, including WPA2-Enterprise with a broad range of popular […]
Many of today’s medical devices generate data. Continuous patient monitors provide a stream of data on a patient’s vital statistics. Infusion pumps report on what fluids are being pumped into a patient’s body and the rate of flow. Ventilators, imaging systems, and other devices also generate data. When medical devices are connected to a hospital’s […]
Laird Technologies’ CPBU® team exhibited at the Medica 2012 show in Dusseldorf, Germany this past month. For over 40 years, Medica has represented all elements of the global medical sector and 2012 was no different, with over 130,000 visitors and 4,554 trade exhibitors filling the 17 exhibition halls. CPBU used this platform to preview a […]
The Connectivity Products Business Unit will be in Boston next Thursday and Friday for the 2012 Medical Device Connectivity Conference. This conference will be held at the Harvard Medical School on November 1-2.
Laird Technologies® is a platinum sponsor of the conference. Chris Bolinger, CPBU’s Product Director, will present on FIPS 140-2 and its […]
Laird Technologies® is a Platinum sponsor of the Fourth Annual Medical Device Connectivity Conference and Exhibition. The event will take place November 1-2 at the Joseph M. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School in Boston.
The conference will focus on “workflow automation through the integration of medical device and information systems.” Chris Bolinger, […]
A recent study from GE Healthcare® reveals that healthcare organizations such as hospitals are not managing mobile medical devices such as ventilators, infusion pumps, and telemetry units efficiently. These devices make up more than 95 percent of a typical hospital’s clinical asset inventory, but the average utilization of these devices is less than 50 […]
According to a recent article from Computer Weekly, mobility and accessibility are the driving factors behind the adoption of ruggedized tablets over computers on wheels (CoWs) in healthcare settings. As mentioned in a previous blog post, CoWs have several downsides, including:
They can be cumbersome to move from room to room. When CoWs […]
Healthcare professionals and patients alike are embracing mobile medical applications for smartphones. Experts project that, by 2015, 500 million smartphone users will be using medical apps. A 2011 press release from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration indicates the FDA’s plan to regulate some smartphone medical apps, a decision that […]
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