8/17/2018

Turn Healthcare challenges into opportunities

With new technology come challenges and opportunities. The past few years has seen an acceleration of changes related to mobility and the use of the cloud, an explosion of new “things” (IoT) that can be controlled over the internet, and with it, an increase in cybercrime that takes advantage of these new technologies.

Mobility and cloud accessWireless access to data and information maintained in the cloud on a mobile device is a game changer in healthcare, increasing availability of data about patients, clinicians and administration alike.

Internet of Things Make IoT Easy and secure with IoT security for Healthcare: Healthcare facilities are increasingly taking advantage of connected devices to improve outcomes and patient engagements. These IoT systems range from connected medical devices such as MRI and CT scanners, wearable medical devices and remote patient monitors, to video security cameras and electronic ID-enabled security doors.

Cybercrime - Hacking into data networks is a major concern for healthcare organizations: One of greatest threats is ransomware: The massive Wannacry cyberattack infiltrated hospital networks across Europe and North America in 2017, and stopped work for days at 16 NHS hospitals in Britain.1

To learn more about the 4 major digital challenges for the Healthcare industry, download the infographic.

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1 Hacked Cameras Were Behind Friday's Massive Web Outage

Tags - Healthcare, Mobility, Internet of Things, Wireless LAN

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Carole Delarbre

Healthcare Marketing Program Manager at Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Carole has been the Healthcare Marketing Manager since 2017, gaining a deep understanding of the healthcare industry challenges, personas and needs. Technology, innovation and agile methodology continue to inspire her professional journey. In her previous role, Carole was involved in Services Marketing and Communication for 12 years. Through her different roles, she has developed a solid experience in content creation, digital marketing for the web and social media, as well as internal and external communication. Carole has a master’s degree in Economics and Management.

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