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The Impact of Connectivity on Rural Hospitals & the Promise it Holds - A presentation with Spectrum Enterprise

2:30pm - 3:00pm Wednesday, March 7
Las Vegas - Sands Convention Center
Level 2 | Hall A | Booth 1338


Network reliability and availability of fiber-based services are acknowledged as key contributors to success at rural healthcare organizations adopting new care delivery models, but these same organizations also acknowledge challenges with funding and clinician buy-in in their efforts to enhance healthcare delivery. During this presentation, Bryan Fiekers, senior director of Research Services for HIMSS Analytics, will share the results of a new research study that explores the impact of connectivity on rural hospitals. In addition, Fiekers will offer actionable insights and prescriptive guidance into how rural healthcare organizations can gain the connectivity needed to help advance key clinical initiatives. • How access to enhanced connectivity is helping rural healthcare organizations advance key clinical initiatives • How to identify and overcome hurdles to connectivity • What resources are available to help drive improved connectivity at your organization


Sr. Director, Research Services,
HIMSS Analytics