From Dead Zones to Infusion Pumps

January 2010
HealthLeaders Magazine;Jan2010, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p43
The article offers advice to chief information officers (CIO) about implementing a unified wireless network for hospitals. Todd Frantz, chief technology officer of Floridal Hospital, emphasized the importance of flexible infrastructure. There are healthcare systems that install the network only on those five or six floors with the wireless application to save money. Kendall White of Carilion Clinic noted that discussions must involve representatives from clinical service lines and areas like property management and clinical engineering. INSET: COST-SAVING STRATEGIES.


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