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Best Practices for Healthcare Provider CIOs to Effectively Manage IoT in the Hospital

Published: 28 July 2017

ID: G00328031

Analyst(s): Gregg Pessin


Hospitals have been prolific early adopters in bringing new device technologies into their space with medical devices, instruments and monitors. This research outlines how CIOs should confront the new challenges and realities presented by more and smarter Internet of Things devices.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Create an Inventory of All IoT Endpoints Attached to the Network
  • Create an Enterprisewide IoT Strategy to Establish Guidance on How to Exploit IoT Benefits
  • Design an IoT Technology Architecture, and Assign Its Accountability in the Organization
  • Operationalize the Strategy and Architectural Design by Clearly Establishing Priorities Within Specific IoT Areas

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