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Category: Healthcare

The importance of place and proximity for people when traveling indoors. In the era of constant connection, we’re used to getting information at the push of a button. Instant updates from friends and family, online ordering, same-day deliveries, rideshare services like Uber and Lyft…the list goes on.  Essentially, technology has made life easier, especially when…

Although COVID-19 has affected the majority of the globe, the one thing seen during the current Coronavirus outbreak is the speed at which we can adapt to situations when technology is used productively. Through the use of communities and technologies, it seems that nations and cities all over the world are coming together and helping…

As the end of 2019 comes to a close and we enter a new decade, I can’t help look back and think how much technology has evolved in the last ten years, which excites me (probably more than it should) for the next decade.  In the age of technology, it seems that everything around us…

In 2015, Jeremy Hunt declared that all NHS buildings across England would be provided with free WiFi in a bid to improve services and reduce costs. Fast forward two years and it looks like this will soon come to fruition as all GP practices will have free WiFi for patients, visitors and staff by the…

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital treats patients to free WiFi

Purple, the intelligent spaces company, has installed its WiFi and analytics solution at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and it has proved to be a big hit with patients both young and old. The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Kings Lynn NHS Trust is an acute hospital serving the communities of West Norfolk, South Lincolnshire and East Cambridgeshire….

WiFi in Healthcare - Hospital technology trends [Infographic]

WiFi in Healthcare is revolutionising healthcare across the board but the biggest visible changes are taking place at the point of provision. Patients are now in more control of their treatment regimes than ever before and the relationships they have with their doctors are also evolving. Our blog takes a look at the major drivers…

Baroness Lane-Fox drives digital transformation for the NHS

  This week Baroness Martha Lane-Fox suggested serious technological changes to the NHS in her detailed review for the government. In July 2015, Jeremy Hunt tasked Baroness Lane-Fox with job of considering the digital future of the NHS. Released on the 10th December, the document makes recommendations which included free WiFi for patients, digital skills…

We believe WiFi will be used to help transform healthcare.   Since our last article on the subject of WiFi in the healthcare industry, there have been many more interesting blogs circulating the net. so we thought we would write an update. How does WiFi help staff and patients alike? In an article posted by…

How can WiFi transform the healthcare sector?

Access to the internet has huge potential to improve the healthcare experience for patients, from appointment reminders to increasing connection to the outside world during hospital stays. WiFi in healthcare settings enhances communication with friends and family, provides entertainment, permits access to the workplace and generally reduces a feeling of isolation. Non-attendance is a big…

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