Image Gallery: Wireless Telehealth Brings Medical Help To Those In Need
High-tech developments such as an 802.11-equipped stretcher and mobile vans for digital mammogram screening means living far from a doctor doesn't have to result in poor care.
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Using telemedicine gear, which includes videoconferencing capabilities, remote University of Pittsburgh Medical Center stroke specialists can observe, talk to, and examine suspected stroke patients in other hospitals' ERs quickly, as well as view the patients' CAT scans and electronically pull up other test data.
InformationWeek Elite 100Our data shows these innovators using digital technology in two key areas: providing better products and cutting costs. Almost half of them expect to introduce a new IT-led product this year, and 46% are using technology to make business processes more efficient.
The UC Infrastructure TrapWorries about subpar networks tanking unified communications programs could be valid: Thirty-one percent of respondents have rolled capabilities out to less than 10% of users vs. 21% delivering UC to 76% or more. Is low uptake a result of strained infrastructures delivering poor performance?