11-мар-2019

Connectivity is at the heart of the network that connects people and machines to create the future of the patient experience.

The health system is undergoing a major transformation from the development of new information to communication technologies. The hospital of the future makes us fantasize of a time when there will be holographic diagnosis and treatment via a molecular synthesizer at home...

Yes, that's right, we are in the field of science fiction. Seriously, the hospital of the future requires healthcare professionals’ services to be refocused on users. As in most sectors, the hospital of tomorrow is already starting a connected revolution.

Let's take a closer look at the technology that connects patients, health professionals and machines to create the future of the patient experience.

Future Patient Experience for blog body

Patient-centered approach

Indeed, the patient-centered approach is based on the relationships between a patient, his or her family and healthcare professionals. These partnerships lead to a care plan, its implementation and its adjustment over time.

The patient agent

The patient of tomorrow is one who becomes their own care pathway agent, informed about their pathology, empowered in their medical care and in collaboration with their care team. How? Via data collected through new connected objects, stored and analyzed (big data) before being shared. The patient will be informed and will participate in their own healthcare decisions while communicating on their habits, tastes and preferences.

Data security

Of course, this collection, storage, analysis and sharing of information are carried out in the strictest confidence, respecting regulations to ensure the security and integrity of personal data.

What does the future need?

In five to 10 years, the following services will be essential:

● A patient medical file that is available on a national hub, centralizing the medical and medication plan for each patient, regardless of the provider, prescriber, pharmacist, specialist, nurse, patient, or care staff. Medical care providers will be able to consult or add information for accurate follow-up of the patient.

A national patient agenda: Put the patient at the center of coordinated health care. Improve participant coordination and follow-up through a complete visual of their appointments and events associated with the patient’s journey

A complete patient journey

Pre-hospitalization

Web or mobile applications of personalized medicine for prevention and early diagnosis, telemedicine, making appointments online, perioperatively.

Hospitalization

Optimized reception and admission without waiting

Navigation services for access and orientation within the hospital

Emergence of communicating robots offering reception and accompanying services

Ultra-connected rooms with infotainment systems and hotel-type services

Certified connected objects (vital signs, geo-localization, smart beds, and more)

Post-hospitalization

Development of post-operative follow-up and treatment monitoring applications, telemedicine, and communication with the healthcare team via collaborative platforms.

In the long term, the patient's commitment to the hospital will remain based on the human relationship, assisted by a digital double allowing concrete implementation of personalized medicine.

The keyword: CONNECTIVITY

Simplify, secure and optimize inter-professional exchanges

Optimize information flows and business models to refocus professionals on their core business

Transmit information to patients and enable them to become agents in their care path

Implement an effective mesh between patients, professionals, equipment and resources

One of the keys to the adoption and generalization of these technological developments is connectivity, integrated into business processes.

A network and communication infrastructure that offers:

Real-time ultra-performance

Security from the edge to the core

Wired and wireless connectivity

And is robust and scalable

 The Alcatel-Lucent Rainbow™ solution, which is an enterprise cloud solution that provides unified communications services to connect people and systems.

      The Rainbow solution

      The cloud communication offer, certified HDS (European regulation on the hosting of health data), Rainbow covers all the communication and collaboration functions in an innovative way and are mastered by you and your clients:

      Accompany the hospital in its digital transformation: through functions fixed / open mobile communication.

      Secure investments made on the existing communication system by integrating into infrastructure already in place.

      Integrate into business applications: Rainbow Hub provides all the elements (in client or API form) to integrate its services into business, web and mobile applications.

      Rainbow manages entities and their links: a patient and a caregiver, a machine, a piece of equipment, a robot (chatbot) or an IoT

      The goal is to decompartmentalize completely the exchange of different data. Once the entities are connected, you can easily connect the service-creating components with the patient, the care staff, or a data collector. Infrastructures must also enable the management of connected objects (IoT), of which the "explosion" within hospitals is to come.

      One day, each one of us will have had or will have the status of "patient". This label is often synonymous with a course that sometimes turns out to be “the obstacle course”.

      We have observed an evolution of medicine: Preventive, Predictive, Participatory, Personalized and last but not least “relevant” medicine
      . The hospital of the future operates a coherent alignment of this journey by placing the patient at the center.

      This isn’t Sci-fi anymore. The future begins today for delivering the best care, ensuring the best use of treatments while maintaining the human and ethical aspect of the exchanges between care staff, patients and relatives.

      Read the other blogs of the “Hospital of the future” series:

      • Technology for health professionals  https://www.al-enterprise.com/en/blog/tech-for-health-professionals

      • Hospital of the Future: Smart and connected https://www.al-enterprise.com/en/blog/the-smart-and-connected-hospital

      Download the white paper to discover ALE’s complete vision of the Hospital of the Future.

      Learn more about Rainbow for Healthcare and Healthcare solutions

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      Patrick Hourtoulle

      Solution marketing manager for Healthcare (Communications Market Enablement team) at ALE

      Patrick is responsible for marketing and communicating on ALE communications solutions (value propositions, blogs, use case, etc.) for the healthcare industry.

      He started his career as a developer engineer, then has gone on to work for nine years as a presales voice expert to support the ALE presales community. Since 2016, he has continued to bring his deep expertise to develop the communications marketing messages in the Healthcare team.

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      02-авг-2018
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      Security and manageability are biggest network infrastructure challenges identified in recent end-user survey.

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      16-июл-2018
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      To enable smart roads, you need a network that can connect intelligent IoT devices simply and securely.

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      Transportation authorities will need to think ahead to ensure the networks built today can handle the requirements of tomorrow.

      03-июл-2018
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      From healthcare to hospitality, business leaders are adopting CPaaS tools to improve productivity and collaboration.

      02-июл-2018
      Rethinking crowd safety

      Revolutionizing the Public Venue Experience with Location-Based Services

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      THE foundation for tomorrow’s digital campus

      25-июн-2018
      Digital Engagement among verticals

      What Government, Higher Education, Transportation and Healthcare Are Doing

      19-июн-2018
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      10 digital ways to optimize the care pathway

      13-июн-2018
      From CPaaS to Digital Engagement

      An explanation and an introduction to the verticals using it

      11-июн-2018
      The sharing economy - not just Uber anymore

      What do changing customer preferences mean for enterprises?

      08-июн-2018
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      ACU received an IDC Smart City-Education category award for creative use of smart technology enabling user interaction with a light-based art installation.

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      Knock knock! Who's there? A DDoS attack!

      If you're in IT, or you need to be concerned about protecting your company's ability to do business 24/7, you have got to pay attention to what happened on October 21 when a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack came knocking on Dyn's door (a domain name service provider).

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      Building Today’s and Tomorrow’s Intelligent Transportation Systems

      14-май-2018
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      Your guests want to interact with you from their smartphones, even when they're on your premises.

      11-май-2018
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      Read how Transit Wireless became a recipient of industry firm IDC's Smart City North America Award.

      11-май-2018
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      Being mobile is the way of the world these days – in daily life and in business. But are you letting your workers fulfil their mobile potential?

      26-апр-2018
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      65% of guests use hotel Wi-Fi within 7 minutes of arriving. So how can hotels make their first experience an excellent one?

      26-апр-2018
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      Why wait to develop an ideal healthcare infrastructure?

      24-апр-2018
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      Time to get onboard with ALE, where privacy is designed into the product.

      24-апр-2018
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      How can you put mobility at the center of hotel operations? It starts with adopting a 'mobile-first' culture: here's how

      17-апр-2018
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      A hospital’s network is the foundation for the critical applications that run on it, where most of those applications are related to the hospital’s core businesses.

      03-апр-2018
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      Enhance hospital asset and people protection through digital transformation

      09-мар-2018
      A Digital Transformation is in Your Future

      Digital transformation through technology across industries is rapidly improving business activities, processes and capabilities benefiting everyone involved.

      06-мар-2018
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      Technology can help build a safe school environment with IoT, sensors, connectivity.

      05-мар-2018
      A look into the communications (digital) transformation at SKM

      SKM gains employee efficiency, accessibility with ALE communications products

      13-фев-2018
      5 best practices for guest Wi-Fi access

      Pay attention to security, bandwidth and application visibility when rolling out a wireless network upgrade

      25-янв-2018
      Digital transformation: Collaboration across the blended workforce

      The technology trends of today — big data, artificial intelligence, robotics, and the Internet of Things — are feeding into the fourth industrial revolution. Today, we are connected to unprecedented processing power, storage capacity, and access to knowledge.

      13-дек-2017
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      21 billion.That’s the number of Internet of Things (IoT) devices Gartner predicts will be in use worldwide by 2020.

      28-ноя-2017
      Prioritizing Wi-Fi in Enterprise Verticals

      First it was bring your own device (BYOD) that left enterprises scrambling to include employees’ personal mobile phone or tablet devices on the network in a secure, efficient way. Now, it’s estimated that 3.7 million employees work from home at least half the time, creating new challenges for the enterprise network.

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      My wife once said to me, “It’s not how much money you have, its how you spend it!” That sage advice is as relevant for E-rate FY2018 as it is for running a household; understand your requirements and find the right product(s) to meet both your budget and needs. 

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      The Internet of Things (IoT) is everywhere.

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      Security Alert! Your Wi-Fi is affected by KRACK!

      Serious security weakness discovered in WPA2 in the last day or two presents a serious security issue for Wi-Fi networks and the devices that use them.

      14-сен-2017
      Tipsheet: Achieving Success When Transitioning to the Next Great Enterprise Communications Innovation

      In our blog here, we've been exploring the evolution of enterprise communications and the trends that have influenced change throughout the years.

      08-сен-2017
      ALE didn't WannaCry

      How ALE managed the WannaCry cyber attack and our Service Desk experience using Rainbow cloud based Communication platform.

      04-авг-2017
      Demythologizing Cisco Part V: “Cisco Leads in Total Cost of Ownership"

      Cisco often claims that it may charge a little more (a little?!) for its network switches than the competition, but when all things are considered, Cisco leads in Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).  Really?

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      Tipsheet: You can make better decisions by understanding the key trends impacting enterprise communications

      18-июл-2017
      From the PSTN to Real-Time Communications: A Quick History of Enterprise Communications

      “The fact is, enterprise communications have been in a constant state of change since the introduction of the telegraph in 1837.”

      18-июл-2017
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      You could see, hear and feel the energy from the moment you walked into the room at the 4th Hacking Health Camp, sponsored this year by ALE.

      21-мар-2017
      Navigating the back roads of digital transformation: connectivity and data

      A digital transformation is happening. Discover more about ALE's Connected Products and Big Data Initiative.

      06-янв-2017
      The Dark Side of the IoT: Potential Threats Abound

      With the Internet of Things coming to every business in one way or another, it's critical that organizations brace themselves for the risks that come with an around-the-clock network of devices exchanging data. And make no mistake: The risks are numerous, and the list is getting longer all the time.

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      The OmniSwitch 6865 is the latest edition to the OmniSwitch family. And it's very special, as it's the world's only ruggedized Ethernet switch that supports Shortest Path Bridging (SPB, aka IEEE 802.1aq).

      10-ноя-2016
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      Did you know that Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) are responsible for 2 out of every 3 jobs around the world?

      01-ноя-2016
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      Have you ever bought something expensive thinking you were going to use it a lot, but ended up only using it occasionally?

      15-окт-2016
      Mobility is Everything

      No longer a mere component of enterprise IT strategy, mobile has become the primary driver of every IT decision made today.

      14-окт-2016
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      At the end of the original "Back to the Future" movie, Marty cautions Doc Brown that there isn’t enough road for the DeLorean time machine to achieve the necessary 88 MPH to catapult them into time travel, to which Doc responds, "Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads."

      23-сен-2016
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      Abilene Christian University (ACU), is a medium-size, private, selective, residential university with an enrollment of 4,900 students and supported by 850 faculty and staff to create a dynamic and technology-rich learning environment.

      11-авг-2016
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      ... And it claims its share. 

      08-авг-2016
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      Walkie-Talkies are a great communication tool for a variety of businesses.

      02-авг-2016
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      The dot-com crash brought about a lot of changes, including new ways of thinking about business technology.

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      OpenTouch Conversation tutorials made easy.

      08-июл-2016
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      Today, companies and firms, whatever their size or business model, need to stay connected.

      24-июн-2016
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      New expectations from consumerism have forced healthcare providers to rethink their patient engagement strategies.

      21-июн-2016
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      In the business environment in which we work, aimed at companies and influenced by continuous technological developments, it has always been quite complicated to overcome certain barriers standing between what suppliers propose and what the customers finally decide to acquire.

      13-июн-2016
      All roads lead to hybrid! The need for dual-speed IT

      If it feels like running IT for an enterprise has become a schizophrenic undertaking, there's good reason.

      03-июн-2016
      Demythologizing Cisco part IV: Nobody ever got fired for buying Cisco

      But is this the end of the story?

      05-май-2016
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      Be penny wise and never pound foolish again!

      28-апр-2016
      The IoT is riding on a road near you

      We have known for a century, thanks to Einstein, that "matter" is energy (or at least can be converted to energy, and vice versa).

      21-апр-2016
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      If you answered "no," then maybe you haven't really thought about it.

      11-апр-2016
      SPB: Farewell to Spanning Tree?

      Shortest-path-bridging is increasingly expanding its reach beyond the data center and is providing network administrators a new alternative for service separation, while at the same time reducing or eliminating the use of spanning tree in their networks.

      24-мар-2016
      A cure for traditional infrastructure

      Are you suffering from traditional IT infrastructure? It's a funny question, admittedly, but some of you are no doubt violently nodding your heads in agreement.

      17-мар-2016
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      Transformation: that's the word I would use to describe current business technology trends.

      26-фев-2016
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      Mobile guests are changing the experience game in hospitality.

      19-фев-2016
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      Where does your guest's experience start? Online? On the phone? At the hotel door?

      20-янв-2016
      Implementing a lean mentality in IS/IT

      A year ago I accepted a challenge to establish a new team in my IS/IT organization dedicated to defining and improving ALE business outcomes.

      11-янв-2016
      Enterprise social networks increase user satisfaction

      A closer look at how using collaborative sites has helped ALE teams and peers to share information and foster collaboration.

      11-дек-2015
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      A good technology can feel like magic when it improves your business.

      04-дек-2015
      Confessions of an open plan office worker

      Why Near Field Communication (NFC) is important in the Open Workspace

      13-ноя-2015
      Demythologizing Cisco

      I recently returned to the high technology industry after a nine year detour into the world of philanthropy.

      27-окт-2015
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      I heard something recently that made me stop and take notice.

      23-окт-2015
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      Technology and travel in today's world, the two are mutually exclusive.

      01-июн-2015
      Aging systems: the risks and hidden costs

      No one is surprised when I try to draw every last ounce of value out of an asset or application.

      02-мар-2015
      The curious case of the invisible deskphone

      A tech executive I know was fond of saying "technology is successful when it is invisible."

      08-июл-2014
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      Have you ever noticed that when a salesperson wins an opportunity how eager they are to discuss how their skills and experience were critical to the win?

      13-фев-2014
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      Today while listening to Jim Cramer talk about Cisco's results..

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      Schools can use cloud-based communications to deliver true personalized digital engagement with students and faculty.

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