The evolving Connected Medical industry is shaping the future of healthcare for both patients and healthcare professionals. Hospitals are seeing more admissions than ever, and with an aging population across much of the globe, hospital administrators are realizing the need to create models of healthcare deployment that are reliable, economic, scalable, secure, and efficient.
In hospitals, wireless medical devices transmit data that is critical to patient care. Whether stationary or mobile, these devices must never lose connectivity. Setting up a reliable Wi-Fi network in a healthcare facility is no easy task. Obstructions such as lead lined walls, liquids, medical equipment and even human bodies can make hospitals harsh RF environments. […]
The new Laird whitepaper, “The Unique Wireless Medical Device Requirement for Healthcare“, covers everything you need to know on designing wireless technology into your medical device.
Understanding the unique requirements to ensure success of WLAN deployed solutions in medical devices is an important factor. Otherwise, costs in areas such as performance, potential regulatory […]
By James Kalbfleisch, Applications Engineer III
Due to new requirements for Electronic Health Records (EHR) generation and storage, hospitals and clinics are looking for more efficient and reliable methods to deliver that data to online record repositories. As a result, medical device manufacturers are being asked to incorporate wireless connectivity into their products.
As the Connected Hospital continues to become a reality, more and more medical device manufacturers are looking to add wireless capabilities to their devices. Connecting wireless medical devices to a hospital network not only improves workflow, but saves in financial costs as well. Once medical devices are on […]
As the number of wireless medical devices continues to increase, so does the opportunity for healthcare providers to improve efficiency and patient care. Hospitals that embrace wireless technologies can improve patient safety, data accuracy, and enable mobility for both medical devices and patients. A fully integrated hospital, or the Connected […]
A guest blog post written by Chris Downey, Product Manager of the Embedded Wireless Solutions unit of Laird, was recently featured by the Wi-Fi Alliance. Titled, “Mobility Via Wi-Fi: Transforming Healthcare for All”, the blog post discusses the importance of mobility in healthcare facilities and highlights the benefits of implementing wireless networks and mobile medical […]
By Jordan Manser, Technical Writer
As the world continues to go wireless, healthcare facilities must keep pace in order to provide the best patient care possible. Healthcare providers that leverage wireless medical devices provide increased patient safety, data accuracy, and mobility, resulting in overall improved patient care. Though nearly all […]
Mobility in hospitals is a growing trend, resulting in an increased number of wireless medical devices in hospitals and contributes to the Connected Hospital. The Connected Hospital is a vision of a fully integrated hospital where wireless technology allows caregivers and patients to roam throughout the hospital […]
By: Stephanie Lubrano, Marketing Communications Specialist
Laird recently featured an article, “BLE and Beacon Technology: Great Potential in the Medical Market”, in the February issue of Medical Design Briefs. The article, written by Jonathan Kaye, Product Director of Laird Embedded Wireless Solutions, focuses on how Bluetooth Low Energy is driving […]
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