16 Articles Tagged healthcare

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Enabling Smart Vertical Solutions in a Smart Digital World

  • Jean Turgeon
  • August 16, 2016 | 1 minute to read
  • Watch as Jean “JT” Turgeon discusses the path Avaya is taking into the Smart Digital World and how the company enables digital transformation.   In…
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HIMSS 2016: Big Show, Big Problems, Big Opportunities

  • Jaime Weaver
  • March 7, 2016 | 2 minutes to read
  • The HIMSS 2016 healthcare tradeshow that took place last week in Las Vegas is simply massive. With more than 1,300 exhibitors, 26,000 attendees and huge…
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The Evolution of Healthcare for the Internet of Things

  • Paul Unbehagen
  • February 22, 2016 | 4 minutes to read
  • The Internet of Things holds great promise to improve our health and wellbeing. Internet-connected infusion pumps, imaging machines, blood-glucose sensors (and myriad more devices) can…
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Why Healthcare Providers Need to Deliver Uber-Like Service

  • Iman Ghorayeb
  • January 19, 2016 | 3 minutes to read
  • I have a confession to make: I’ve never used Uber. Personally, I like to order my taxis the old fashioned way – by calling the…
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10 Must-Ask Questions for Hospitals Adopting the Internet of Things

  • Luke Stangel
  • August 10, 2015 | 3 minutes to read
  • Hospitals are increasingly adopting Internet-connected devices, in hopes of tapping into their impressive benefits. Imagine “smart beds” that can automatically detect if they’re occupied (or…
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HIMSS 15: Looking Back on this Year’s Top Trends in Healthcare IT

  • Luke Stangel
  • April 30, 2015 | 2 minutes to read
  • Now that HIMSS 15 is officially in the books, I wanted to reflect on some of the big takeaways from this year’s show. HIMSS is…
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The Top 3 Ways Information Technology Impacts Patient Care

  • Luke Stangel
  • September 18, 2014 | 2 minutes to read
  • When thinking of key factors that affect the level of care that patients receive, we tend to exclude or not think of the technology that…
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How Hospitals Can Protect Patient Privacy in a Mobile World

  • Luke Stangel
  • July 25, 2014 | 2 minutes to read
  • Hospitals often face a complicated balancing act: They want to provide immediate access to patient information so that doctors and nurses can deliver the best…
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3 Easy Ways to Add Flexibility to Your Nurse Advice Line

  • Luke Stangel
  • June 25, 2014 | 2 minutes to read
  • Have you ever sat up in the middle of the night with a sick child, and you weren’t sure what to do? Have you ever…
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Telemedicine Takes Center Stage in Baltimore

  • Luke Stangel
  • June 2, 2014 | 3 minutes to read
  • Today, it’s estimated that more than 50 percent of the world’s population lives in or near a major urban area. For those of us who…
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The Next Frontier for Customer Experience Management: Hospitals

  • Luke Stangel
  • March 24, 2014 | 2 minutes to read
  • As more organizations shift their focus to maximizing customer experience, the ability to deliver a memorable and successful interaction becomes a critical differentiator. In the…
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Avaya's Futuristic Vision for Healthcare: Telemedicine, Doctor-to-Doctor Texting, Better Customer Service

  • Mark J. Fletcher, ENP
  • March 19, 2014 | 7 minutes to read
  • Avaya has traditionally built technology that helps people communicate better with one another. Not surprisingly, that technology is found in the world's largest contact centers,…
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The Doctor Will Text You Now

  • Sanjeev Gupta
  • March 6, 2014 | 2 minutes to read
  • I recently missed a call in the middle of a busy day from my physician’s office, which had called to tell me that my son’s…
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HIMSS 2014: A Live Look from the Show Floor

  • Luke Stangel
  • February 27, 2014 | 2 minutes to read
  • It has been so exciting for Avaya to be a part of HIMSS14 here in Orlando, Florida. The weather has been perfect and the rain…
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Conference Guide: Why You Should Visit Avaya at HIMSS 2014 in Orlando, Feb. 23-27

  • Luke Stangel
  • February 17, 2014 | 2 minutes to read
  • What draws 37,000 attendees, 1,200 exhibiting companies to a 500,000-square-foot space in Orlando this month, other than the warm weather? The annual HIMSS conference and…
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Stop Spreading Germs!

  • Luke Stangel
  • January 8, 2013 | 2 minutes to read
  • 'Tis the season. Flu season, that is. Whether it's traditional influenza paralyzing parts of the U.S. right now or the stomach flu that's been crippling…