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How a good hospital WiFi system keeps patients, staff and visitors connected

By Denise De Albuquerque

In today's age, it's hard to imagine a world without WiFi. We rely on this technology for everything from work to entertainment to staying in touch with our loved ones. While there are plenty of places where WiFi is a luxury, there are some places where it's absolutely essential— like hospitals.

The benefits of WiFi in a healthcare facility

In recent years, WiFi has become an increasingly common feature in healthcare facilities. While some may see it as a simple convenience, there are actually many potential benefits to having WiFi in a hospital or other care setting.

For patients

WiFi keeps patients connected to their loved ones while they are far away from home. This is especially important for patients who are in the hospital for an extended period of time or who are unable to leave their room and those who need a source of support during a hospital stay. With a WiFi connection, patients can video chat, send emails and surf the web.

For medical and administrative staff

WiFi system keeps doctors, administrators and medical staff connected to each other and to the resources they need to do their jobs. This is important for coordinating care, sharing test results and managing patient records. Reliable connectivity ensures that staff has the information they need at their fingertips so that they can provide the best possible care for their patients. With WiFi, staff can also instant message each other, send emails and make emergency phone calls.

For guests and visitors

Aside from providing information and entertainment while waiting, WiFi can keep visitors connected to their families and friends while they're visiting or looking after a loved one in the hospital. With WiFi, they can share updates and photos easily and quickly so that everyone knows how their loved one is doing.

WiFi can also provide access to information about the hospital. This is important for guests finding their way around the hospital, locating services and learning more about the available care. With a good connection, guests can access maps, search for info and find directions.

Ultimately, a good hospital WiFi system can help improve patient care. With so much information available online, medical professionals can quickly and easily find the answers they need so they can provide the best possible care for their patients. By providing patients with access to WiFi, hospitals can allow them to stay connected with loved ones, access their medical records and even receive remote care from their doctors. Lastly, WiFi can also be used to improve hospital operations. For example, WiFi-enabled devices can be used to track medical supplies, monitor patients' vital signs and even provide real-time information about appointment availability.

Things to consider when choosing a WiFi system

A good hospital WiFi system is essential for providing quality care for patients, connecting staff and visitors and improving overall communication. When choosing a hospital WiFi system, select one that is reliable, secure and easy to use.

TP-Link offers some of the best networking solutions for hospitals and healthcare facilities. The Omada SDN is a scalable and affordable network system that can be easily deployed in any size facility. The system is designed to provide high-speed, reliable connectivity for medical devices, computers and other devices in the hospital environment. In addition, Omada includes features that allow it to be easily integrated with other hospital systems and applications.

Case Study: Family Care Hospital in Riyadh chooses TP-Link for wireless service deployments

Family Care Hospital is a private healthcare institution located in Riyadh and is just a 30-minute drive from the national airport. The hospital has a 100-bed capacity and was built with all the latest equipment, machine and other amenities.

The hospital tapped TP-Link to develop a comprehensive wireless solution offering stable Wi-Fi connectivity for its employees and patients that visit the facility. Our team deployed the Omada EAP245 Wi-Fi solution, increasing the hospital's network efficiency, productivity and stability.

To learn more about our customized networking solutions for hospitals and healthcare facilities, check out https://www.tp-link.com/ca/business-networking/ or contact our team through sales.ca@tp-link.com.

Denise De Albuquerque

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