Sierra Wireless IoT Blog

Most of us who have ever visited a hospital know that wireless connectivity (typically Wi-Fi) is available for patient connectivity, but wireless does a lot more than that in healthcare settings, and now it’s taking an even larger role.

As healthcare continues to evolve, hospitals and clinics are constantly leveraging new technology to improve patient care, increase accessibility to patients, and reduce costs. Hospitals have used Wi-Fi technology for many years to track portable assets like EKG machines, defibrillators, and X-ray machines, but with the advent of 4G and 5G mobile cellular technology and new IoT devices and applications, they now have new options for patient care as well as achieving their overall goals. This Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) can help increase patient health and safety as well as optimize processes…