A digital hospital approach was adopted to offer a high level of medical services. Within the medical industry, the network requirements are particularly demanding for three reasons;
For over a 100 years Hadassah Hospital has been leading the field of medicine when it comes to services and patient treatment. With the turn of the century, the Hospital implemented several major changes to maintain its position of leadership. These included a major overhaul of the entire communication network.
1. No margin for error.
2. Sensitive Information.
3. State of the art technologies.
Some applications like heartbeat and blood pressure monitors rely on wireless access and require a secure stable WiFi connection. Privacy is of course especially important within the medical industry, therefore a great amount of security is necessary to align with strict health care regulations. Doctor’s computers and tablets are needed to be connected to a wireless network that provides a strong and uncompromisable security mechanism. Mission-critical information applications such as access to electronic medical records (EMRs) and real-time access to X-rays and MRI scans require a very stable network.
The following solutions were executed in collaboration with Taldor Communication throughout the 19 floors, 500 beds and 20 operating rooms of the Hadassah Medical Center.