Information Technology

Patient care’s next frontier: The Internet of Things

IoT devices allow users, like healthcare facility managers, to collect critical data, analyze said data and then react to it based on real-time information


The future of telehealth and what it means for facilities management

Telehealth is putting a 21st century spin on the old-fashioned house call


Healthcare data interoperability market to reach $3 billion by 2025

Increasing technological advancements in healthcare data interoperability software will positively influence industry growth in coming years


Technology is evolving in healthcare facilities

New demands, practices, and yes, technology, are reshaping healthcare facilities


Internet of Medical Things transforming healthcare

A strong network needs proper prevention and detection measures for security threats


The benefits of patient entertainment systems

Modern patient entertainment systems are a great way of putting patients first


Technology can boost hand-hygiene compliance by 45%

The study, originally featured in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) stated that hand hygiene compliance rates provided by the traditional direct observation method did not accurately reflect baseline rates.


HHS releases healthcare cybersecurity best practices

Guidance includes 10 best practices for mitigating hacking threats


Designing a holistic facilities management plan to protect medical devices

Hospitals can have 10 or more devices per licensed bed, many more than the number of laptop computers


Healthcare cloud computing market to exceed $55 billion by 2025

Rising adoption of information technology (IT) in healthcare sector is the key factor driving healthcare cloud computing market growth during the forecast period


AI can help close data gaps that can allow drug diversion

AI can identify hidden patterns in daily behavior — including time, location, pain scores, and more.


N.Y. facility's technology designed to decrease patient stress

Design team looked for ways to create a calming experience


Boston Children’s Hospital using Alexa to help parents and caregivers

Amazon asked healthcare facilities to test Alexa’s new HIPAA-compliant technology


Location-based technologies: A complete infection control solution

With RTLS solutions, healthcare organizations can track hand hygiene compliance and noncompliance events


Choosing IoT tools for green buildings

Facility managers can create smart buildings with a careful eye on product selection


Conversational chatbots in healthcare facilities

Among the areas where AI is transforming healthcare is within the arena of patient experience


Healthcare information technology market to reach $441 billion by 2025

Favorable government initiatives for encouraging adoption of information technology in healthcare services will boost industry growth in the future.



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