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Your hospital is a very busy place, meaning, on-the-go mobility is built into your system of providing outstanding, responsive hospital care. Telemetry, records, engagement and tracking will all be managed wirelessly – if they are not already. And, as medical technology advances, more sensors, devices and “things” will require mission-critical Wi-Fi connectivity. As a result, many […]

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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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  Last week 7signal attended the mother-of-all healthcare IT trade shows… the HIMSS Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida. We met many people who were interested in learning more about our Wi-Fi performance management system for healthcare facilities. It was easy for attendees to understand and relate to our solution because, quite frankly, the public Wi-Fi […]

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5 Wi-Fi Performance Challenges in Hospitals

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  While hospital CIOs view Wi-Fi as essential to operations, not just any Wi-Fi will do. The healthcare environment demands a “medical-grade” WLAN with the availability and Wi-Fi performance required for critical communications and biomedical devices. IT leaders must also be able to deliver pervasive connectivity and support high levels of roaming while managing the […]

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Meaningful Use for Hospital Wi-Fi

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  Every time I talk to one of our hospital customers, I hear about meaningful use. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 provides for incentive payments for hospitals that adopt a certified Electronic Health Record (EHR) system and are meaningful users of certified EHR technology to improve patient care. Meaningful use has three […]

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