Zebra Technologies joins with Internet of Things Community to improve patient care

Zebra Technologies announced Wednesday efforts to offer visibility to healthcare facilities so that every aspect of the operation and the patient journey is looked into. Its visionary, end-to-end patient ID, clinical mobility and healthcare intelligence solutions enhance patient safety, staff member productivity and operational efficiency.

The company will showcase its solutions at a virtual conference dedicated to IoT in Healthcare and Life Science, called Health Slam 2016 IoT for Healthcare virtual conference, which is scheduled to take place in December this year. Zebra’s Global Healthcare Practice Lead,Chris Sullivan, will serve as chairman of the Health Slam Advisory Board.

Health Slam explores the application of IoT in healthcare across digital transformation; security and privacy issues; regulatory compliance (HIPAA); consumer-driven healthcare; remote patient monitoring; patient-centered analytics; cognitive applications; government regulations; device interoperability and data integration; and sharing of patient data.

The Health Slam event is the premier IoT event for the vertically-oriented practitioner with a specific emphasis on the opportunities and challenges associated with the application of IoT across Healthcare & Life Sciences; improving the provision of patient care, advancing the research for new cures for diseases, and ultimately helping to save lives.

“We are excited to welcome Zebra Technologies as a corporate member of the IoTC and Chris Sullivan as the new Chair of the Health Slam Advisory Board,” said David Hill, Executive Director, Internet of Things Community. “Their long-standing expertise in the Healthcare domain will prove invaluable in enabling collaboration between key stakeholders and core members of the Healthcare and IoT ecosystem. We look forward to Zebra’s contributions at the inaugural December meeting and unveiling further Health Slam and IoTC members soon.”

“We are excited to welcome Chris Sullivan to the Health Slam Advisory Board. Zebra is leading the way in IoT for healthcare and providing visibility solutions with its long-standing expertise in the areas of patient identity, clinical mobility and operational intelligence,” said Bill Mortimer, vice president for strategic marketing at Spirent Communications and IoT Slam Organizing Committee Chairman. “Health Slam attendees will have a first-hand view of Zebra’s contributions to help caregivers deliver a more innovative, patient-centered delivery of care.”

“Zebra is pleased to join the Internet of Things Community and play a leadership role in its Health Slam movement,” said Chris Sullivan, Global Healthcare Practice Lead, Zebra Technologies and new Chairman of the Health Slam Advisory Board. “We look forward to collaborating with members of the IoT Community as we explore how to best leverage IoT in healthcare to connect the right patient to the right care at the right time.”

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