November 21, 2013
A new report from Juniper Research predicts that by 2018, 35 percent of consumer owned tablets and smartphones will be used for business. The bring-your-own-device trend, which is particularly prevalent in healthcare, will lead to more than a billion employee-owned devices in the workplace.
According to the report, although BYOD is convenient for employees and can improve employee satisfaction...
February 22, 2012
About 85 percent of healthcare information technology professionals said their hospitals have at least partially embraced the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) trend and supported the personal smartphones and tablets that their physicians and staff bring in from home, according to a survey recently conducted by Aruba Networks. The company surveyed more than 130 HIT professionals for its survey.
September 14, 2011
Cerner's Physician Express for iPad
Over the past few years, more and more hospitals have upgraded their wireless networks to support the increasing number of connected medical devices and droves of smartphone and tablet-equipped providers, patients, and visitors. Michael Catrini, Director of Information Systems and Infrastructure at Rutland Medical, a 188-bed hospital located in Vermont,...
April 14, 2011
Last month Aruba Networks, one of the big enterprise wireless networking vendors, added device access control specifically for Apple iOS devices to help hospital IT departments and other CIOs to better manage the growing number of Apple devices finding their way into hospitals and the enterprise.
Aruba customer Boston Medical Center plans to institute a "bring your own device" (BYOD) to work...
July 7, 2010
WiFi Infusion pumps for MA hospital: Milford Regional Medical Center (MRMC), a nonprofit, acute-care facility in Milford, Massachusetts, has deployed Aruba's HIPAA-compliant 802.11n Wi-Fi networks for telemetry monitoring, voice communications, and guest access. The network supports 150 wireless Baxter Sigma infusion pumps. Future apps include hospital-wide Spectralink and ASCOM voice...
March 1, 2010
Google Health announced a number of deals at HIMSS -- including integration with Surescripts, an e-prescribing network in the US, which Google says will help accelerate the availability of prescription drug history to Google Health users. On the mobile front, Google Health announced a deal with Withings for its WiFi Body Scale, which now allows Google Health users to seamlessly update their...