5G Advances Real-time Healthcare

CINDY BERGEVIN | February 12, 2019

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While nearly every industry is immersed in digital transformation that will have an unprecedented effect on the innovation of businesses, few of these efforts will have a more profound impact on our lives than the digital transformation happening in healthcare. Digital healthcare technologies present new opportunities to realize operational efficiencies through automation and improve patient outcomes through the delivery of real-time care. CIOs in the most pioneering healthcare organizations have developed digital transformation strategies and are already becoming powerful agents of change, rolling out technologies to support the real-time orchestration and execution of healthcare resources and assets. At the heart of this transformation is the network. It is the foundation depended upon to deliver critical health activities quickly and to keep operations running reliably. If the network is too slow or compromised and the information is delayed, it could harm a patient in need of urgent care.

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