The Hurdles You Could Face with Your Smart Hospital Initiatives

The healthcare industry is transforming. On the one hand, healthcare institutions are building systems and processes to enhance patient-doctor interactions and make healthcare reachable and affordable. On the other hand, patients are also much more involved in their health and demand a certain level of…

Let’s Talk About Intelligent Operation Theaters in Smart Hospitals

Intelligence (noun) – “the ability to acquire and apply knowledge and skills” Yes, intelligence is a term previously only associated with the homo sapiens…and the evolved ones at that. Did we think that intelligence would now reside with ‘things’? Inanimate objects today are redefining the…

The Various Aspects of Privacy and Security in A Smart Hospital

Despite the advances in technology, I have come across many healthcare organizations that still function on legacy systems. While such systems face increasing regulation for protecting the security of patient health information, the truth is, data breaches remain common in the industry. Communication between legacy…

The Various Sources of Operational Intelligence in A Smart Hospital

The patient has become a consumer of healthcare. This concept was alien to the healthcare industry for the longest time. The advent of globalization has also put hospitals under tremendous pressure – to increase patient-centricity, reduce operational costs, increase efficiencies and improve patient outcomes. A…