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The healthcare industry is evolving at a rapid pace from both technology and business perspectives. New technologies are
dramatically improving healthcare, from diagnostic imaging and scanning tools to the digitization of medical records. From
the business side, the industry continues to consolidate, with metropolitan or regional medical providers absorbing local
clinics and rural practices, and large retailers acquiring pharmacies, minute clinics, and urgent care facilities. As a result,
many healthcare companies are now competing with retailers for business.
This competition may be good for the customers (i.e., the patients) who are demanding higher levels of care and a better
overall experience. This could mean better access to new diagnostic tests, test results, and specialists who may be located
far from the patient’s location. Healthcare providers need to work toward providing the same care and experience to
customers in their main facilities as they do in distributed clinics, ur
Published By: BlackBerry
Published Date: Nov 08, 2008
This paper is the first in a four-part series examines the ways that wireless technology and mobile communications can enhance the efficiency and quality of institutional healthcare, improving the processes through which doctors, nurses, specialists and support staff members deliver medical treatment. Part One offers an overview of the current healthcare situation and suggests ways in which wireless technology solutions address healthcare challenges.