From adoption of electronic health record (EHR) systems to shifting resident expectations, a number of factors are driving senior living communities to invest in Wi-Fi infrastructure. Such investments can position facilities to enter uncharted territory: using a real-time location system (RTLS) platform to drive quality, safety and efficiency.
Many senior living communities are familiar with the benefits of real-time technology to improve resident safety.
As regulatory requirements increase in complexity and scope, healthcare providers are responding with strategic investments in technology to improve their performance on measures for human safety, security and privacy.
The Patient Flow Summit is on this week in Las Vegas, bringing together providers and vendors with an interest in improving efficiency in clinics, the ED and OR. The stakes are certainly high.
It might seem a little strange to reduce to a single word an event the size of HIMSS, with its 38,000 attendees, hundreds of education sessions, 1200 exhibitors, 53,000 tweets, etc.