5 Ways Smart Technology is Improving Healthcare

5 Ways Smart Technology is Improving Healthcare

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  The advancement of Internet of Things (IoT) and smart medical technology is continuing to break barriers and enhance patient healthcare. Here are five examples of the ways smart technology is improving healthcare, currently in use today:   Decreased wait times at the emergency room We’ve all experienced, or at least heard someone else’s experience,… Read More

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Google’s Verily sets out to Squash the Zika Mosquito Population

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Hanging out in the backyard in the summertime was hard enough when mosquitoes crashed the party. With the new species of mosquito that carries the Zika virus, these pests have risen to the level of a deadly threat. The Aedes aegypti mosquito is one of thousands of species of this pesky insect, but this particular… Read More

IoT Security Risks: 4 Steps to Create a Cyber Risk Management Plan

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  Welcome back to the second installment in our series on IoT security risks. In part 1, we discussed the security vulnerabilities associated with embedded devices that are connected to the Internet of Things (IoT). Today, we will explore the cyber risks that your organization may face and address some proactive steps that you can… Read More

Machine Learning is Driving Healthcare Advances

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When it comes to the quality of patient care, we can’t ignore any source that provides viable insights. Machine learning is one such source…and it’s driving healthcare advances by offering diagnostic help that analyzes big data. Unsure what machine learning is? Click to learn more. How machine learning is used in healthcare: Cancer Research Cancer… Read More

What is machine learning—and why does it matter?

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I’m fascinated with the power and potential of big data. Technology has enabled us to gather vast amounts of data. Then what happens? We analyze it to see patterns and shape predictions that can help us make better business decisions. Machine learning is an essential complement to big data. This type of artificial intelligence expedites… Read More

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[Infographic]: 6 Ways to Use Barcodes in Hospitals

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Wanted: More Women Technology Leaders

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Women now comprise 57% of the professional workforce.    We’re a majority. Well, not everywhere. Women in technology represent a small minority. In fact, the number of women working in computer and math fields has actually decreased from a mere 28.8% to an even smaller 26.1% between 2003 and 2012—in spite of the growth that… Read More

What’s different about a healthcare scanner?

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  One of the biggest changes I’ve seen in the healthcare field is the introduction of technology into everyday applications. Every single wristband a patient wears has a barcode on it with patient information. This is used for patient tracking, medicine dispensing and records management. All of these barcodes need to be scanned and this… Read More

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Smooth Your Path to the IoT

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For the consumer, the Internet of Things (IoT) means you can remotely turn down your thermostat, refill your prescription, and make sure your dog isn’t stirring up mischief at home—all from your phone, while sitting in a meeting, and no one there knows what you’re doing. (Hint: They’re doing pretty much the same thing.) Sociologist… Read More

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Barcode Scanners from High Density to Extended Range

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When I started working here, I had no idea about the different scanning ranges offered on various barcode scanners and why different options were required. My assumption brought me to believe that the scanner or imager would simply work at any close range and scanning items at a distance was simply not in the cards…. Read More