August 11, 2014

Upcoming Webinar: Innovations in Healthcare Mobility

In my previous post, “Medical Devices in Hospitals,” I discussed the common challenges healthcare organizations face as convenience for Wi-Fi in hospital environments has become necessary – both life critical and patient critical. As many healthcare organizations find wireless devices outnumbering wired, challenges arise such as how to balance performance, security and access. Should all devices be allowed? How do hospitals prioritize? What changes are needed for the infrastructure to deliver excellent service?

On August 13, we’ll be teaming up with a panel of industry experts to examine the impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) in hospital environments. Join us as we discuss emerging trends in mobile clinical care solutions, best practices for supporting Wi-Fi enabled medical devices and the role 802.11ac is playing in next generation hospital networks. Surely a conversation that shouldn’t be missed!

  • Who:    
    • Bob Zemke, Director of Healthcare Solutions, Extreme Networks
    • Josh Mandeville, Network & Data Security Officer, IU Health La Porte Hospital
    • Ali Youssef, CPHIMS, CWNE #133, mHIMS Advisory Council, AAMI Wireless Strategy Task Force, Mobility Architect at Henry Ford Health System
    • Mark Taglietti, Head of ICT Service Delivery & Vendor Management, University College London Hospitals, NHS Foundation Trust
  • What:   Innovations in Healthcare Mobility Webinar – Best practices for supporting Wi-Fi enabled medical devices in a hospital environment
  • When:  Wednesday, Aug. 13, 11 a.m. to Noon ET
  • Where: Register online here
About The Contributor:
Bob ZemkeDirector of Healthcare Solutions

Bob Zemke is the Director of Healthcare Solutions and is responsible for the healthcare market strategy at Extreme Networks. An IT professional with a broad span of experience in healthcare, Bob has over 14 years working both within hospital IT and as a consultant in next generation network design, deployment and management. Bob has been featured in publications such as HealthCare Design Magazine, Mobile Wireless Magazine, and Healthcare Executive Exchange. He is coauthor of a book entitled "WiFi Enabled Healthcare" that is available on Amazon.com. Bob frequently participates industry-specific events including HIMSS, Enterprise Connect, Interop and is active in the AAMI, CWNP, IEEE, and HIMSS organizations . Bob holds an BA degree in Telecommunications Management from Western Michigan University and his MS in Telecommunications and Network Management from Syracuse University's iSchool.

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