From last few years, wireless LANs have been key contributors in revolutionizing the usage of technology throughout the world. In present world, Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity) is widely used in enterprise systems, health care centers, retail, logistics and educational institutions.
The usage of wireless technology Wi-Fi in the health care industry has seen an immense growth in last few years. Nowadays, this Wi-Fi technology is been adopted in different health care systems to transmit the patient’s condition by just monitoring the applications.
Few interesting statistics of Wi-Fi in healthcare:
- Nearly 78% of hospitals are allowing their physicians to carry their own Wi-Fi enabled devices during the patient care.
- Currently more than 88% of all hospitals are making use of EHR applications available on their mobile devices.
- Nearly 22% of the total hospitals that took part in a survey have stated that their caregivers are making use of different social networks like YouTube, Facebook, goggle+, Pinterest and Skye for clinical use.
Another surprising fact is the nearly 37% of respondents claimed that they are not satisfied with their Wi-Fi coverage, but 63% of respondents stated that Wi-Fi plays a critical role in meeting the regular updates made in government regulations.
By using the interactive patient technology, the patients can have quick access to the services offered by the hospital and reach the hospital staff in a quick time in case of emergency.