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Is Wi-Fi Coming to the HCAHPS Survey Soon?

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Any hospital administrator will tell you the importance of HCAHPS, the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey.  HCAHPS is a standardized survey tool that’s been used since 2006 to measure patients’ perspectives of hospital care. Great scores are critical because they are published for all to see, and in some cases, are […]

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How to Stimulate the Wireless Economy

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According to RCRWireless, the global mobile workforce is set to increase to 1.87 billion people or 42.5% of the global workforce in 2022, up from 38.8% in 2016.  But this stat is not just about working remotely or collaboratively. It’s a reflection of what’s required in order to compete in what Andrew Seybold refers to […]

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According to our customer base comprising of over 150 hospitals, universities and enterprises, 80% of WLAN issues reported to the IT Help Desk are due to Wi-Fi device performance problems. Meaning, the network looks fine, it’s your device. It’s frustrating to the Help Desk because handheld devices, whether they be smartphones, tablets or laptops feel […]

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WifiTrek 2016 from New Orleans has come to a close, but not before some incredible presentations from innovative professionals and vendors and took the stage and dazzled us with their Wi-Fi knowledge and wisdom. WifiTrek is hosted by CWNP, the organization responsible for training and certifying Wi-Fi network engineers. The annual gathering brings industry experts together to discuss […]

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In part 1 of our blog on RF automation, we began to compare Cisco and Aruba’s RF automation features using 7signal’s system of Sapphire Eyes and Mobile Eyes for Wi-Fi performance Management. We looked at power levels and channel balance. Today, we are going to continue our comparison by taking a closer look at channel stability, […]

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Wi-Fi RF automation is a hot topic. Not because it’s new (it’s not) but because there are strong believers and non-believers. The discussion lacks facts and measurement data, which we will cover in this 2-part blog. 7signal worked in cooperation with Avans University of Applied Science to characterize 802.11ac Wi-Fi performance and behavior in their environment. […]

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As you may already know, your Wi-Fi environment is like a living creature. It changes all the time as different devices move in and around the environment. Performance one hour ago can be completely different than it is right now. It is not enough to take a snapshot from a single location and then mark […]

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