Mobile devices are multiplying at a rapid pace, with road warriors accessing enterprise applications from airports, hotels, restaurants – nearly anywhere. Signs offering “free WiFi” can be seen in nearly any coffee shop or public place, with many occupants taking full advantage of the capability.
The use of IoT technology is limited only by the imagination. Miniaturized sensors, the power of smartphones, and high-speed communications enable the technology to transition to additional industries and applications at a rapid pace.
It’s often said that a well-run IT infrastructure streamlines business processes, amplifies productivity, and helps a company reduce its overhead costs. After all, in the digital era, IT forms the backbone of business operations – it’s almost impossible to exist without it. However, building a robust IT infrastructure from the ground up is expensive and often outside the skills of small IT departments. Therefore, many companies employ managed IT to accomplish this for them.
Healthcare professionals already work within highly regulated fields. Whether they are providing care or doing clinical research, an overarching compliance framework influences each task performed. Legislative agendas constantly change the landscape, while new laws touch on everything from medical device manufacturing to healthcare insurance providers’ tax returns. Keeping up to date with all the changes isn’t just tough, it becomes a nearly impossible responsibility for any medical facility.