By Jessica Davis 11:03 am February 28, 2017
Currently, 60 percent of healthcare organizations worldwide have introduced IoT into their facilities, with nearly two-thirds of those using it for monitoring and maintenance.
St Francis HIMSS Stage 7
By Mike Miliard 01:53 pm November 21, 2016
The hospital worked with its technology vendors to drive better internal interoperability; it also was applauded for advance use of RFID for medication dispensing.
By Bill Siwicki 03:55 pm July 07, 2016
The research firm rated 11 RTLS vendors and found that today’s vendors are looking beyond the basics to help healthcare organizations improve care quality, increase staff efficiency and boost the bottom line.
By Anthony Vecchione 09:29 am June 30, 2015
The University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, Vt., announced recently that five million medications have been tracked using radio frequency identification technology. "It's cutting down on medication errors," says its CMIO.
By Mike Miliard 10:59 am June 02, 2015
Three new reports from IDC forecast "explosive" growth in the Internet of Things market in the coming years, with healthcare expected to be one of the biggest investors in connected devices and networked technology.
By Michelle Ronan Noteboom 09:42 am May 20, 2015
Our columnist considers what the new culture of technology-enabled instant gratification means for patient satisfaction. Can providers better leverage those same technologies to improve practice workflows and minimize patient wait times?
hospital building
By Henry Powderly 06:33 pm April 13, 2015
What makes a hospital intelligent? Based on exhibits in the Intelligent Health Pavilion at HIMSS15, it's all about tracking, mobile and interconnectivity.
Superbug CRE
By Bernie Monegain 10:42 am February 19, 2015
Two people who died at the UCLA's Ronald Reagan Medical Center are among seven patients that UCLA has identified as infected by the deadly superbug CRE, the Los Angeles Times reports today.
Peter Diamandis, speaking at the CHIME 2014 Fall CIO Forum
By Mike Miliard 10:41 am January 06, 2015
"We're in for a rocket ride these next 10 years," says Peter Diamandis. With exponentially-evolving technologies set to disrupt medicine in ways we can't even imagine, the innovator and futurist believes "we're heading toward a world of extraordinary healthcare abundance."

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