Mary Swigart, Global Manager- Network Solutions GE Healthcare & Puneet Shetty, Product Line Manager at Nyansa , VMware
Your network is NOT what you should be concerned with right now. But it could be. Conservative planning for unpredictable events helps to ensure patient safety and staff effectiveness. As the number of patients in hospitals increases exponentially, so does the number of medical devices in use and the amount of data as well. Now, more than ever, connectivity and interoperability is essential to the lives of patients and healthcare workers. Increased connectivity of devices may mean less unnecessary exposure for patients and clinical staff. The entire ecosystem, relies on a robust network infrastructure that can withstand large increases in traffic, and proactively notify technicians of potential failures and pain points before they occur.