"With Meru, we have a highly available wireless LAN that can run clinical applications, such as EMR and PACS, with performance that's equal to a wired network," said
The Meru network, chosen for scalability and performance, is part of a
The Meru 'Uninterrupted Care Network'
Meru's Uninterrupted Care Network (UCN) enables hospitals to create separate Wi-Fi channel layers. This allows hospitals to offer the benefits of mobility for Wi-Fi enabled "Life Critical" devices such as telemetry and to help ensure reliable connectivity for those devices on their own dedicated RF channel.
Three Layers of UCN Life Critical: One set of wireless channels can be dedicated for life critical applications and devices like smart infusion pumps and Wi-Fi enabled telemetry devices and for carrying wireless traffic only associated with these applications. Centralized monitoring conducted by Wi-Fi enabled devices is not only designed to improve clinician productivity, but may also help hospital in improving patient safety. Mission Critical: A second channel layer can be dedicated for "Mission Critical" applications and devices to provide reliable connectivity and QoS for mobile enterprise applications such as EMR, VoIP,
"The Meru Uninterrupted Care Network enables hospitals to scale their wireless capacity and coverage to support bandwidth-intensive applications like EMR and view medical images over mobile devices," said
Keywords for this news article include: Hospital, Software.
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