Vertical Markets

The following section offers current information about vertical markets across the spectrum, including Education, Hospitality, Government, Healthcare, Manufacturing and more. Resellers, business partners, dealers, and integrators can search various topics, such as communications, networking, physical security and AIDC.

Analyzing the Healthcare Market and Hardware Opportunities

by Manuel Figueroa May 22, 2013 Healthcare

The Healthcare market can be divided into three major segments. Life Science market – Development and distribution of medications Healthcare providers – Care and delivery of patient care *Acute care market (this is the primary market  for VARs) Sub-acute care market Healthcare services – Insurance and payer/payee process

Criteria to Differentiate Your Organization When Offering Healthcare Solutions

by Koey Nicholson May 22, 2013 Healthcare

In today’s competitive market, you have to be fully committed to investing in a total solution to the healthcare offering.  First, you must know the market.  You need to be fully aware of the needs of the Healthcare facility.   You must be able to provide a full solution.  This includes barcode scanning, barcode printing, mobile […]

Reducing healthcare costs with supply chain best practices.

by Ken Campbell May 16, 2013 Healthcare
Motorola

Rising health care costs are an issue that affects us all.  While much of the attention has been paid to cutting costs associated with clinical operations, inefficiencies in the healthcare supply chain often remain overlooked, in spite of the fact that one area consumes nearly one third of all hospital operational budgets.

Selecting the right barcode scanner for mission critical healthcare applications.

by Ken Campbell May 16, 2013 Healthcare
Motorola

Healthcare providers have increasingly turned to barcode scanning to ensure the 5 rights of medication administration.   However, with the myriad of scanner choices how do you choose the perfect one for your healthcare customers?  Motorola has provided some best practices on selecting barcode scanners for use in health care.

Mobility in Nursing

by Ken Campbell May 16, 2013 Healthcare
Motorola

Facing challenges is just part of the job when you’re a nurse.  They are, after all, on the front lines of patient care.  Unfortunately, many of these challenges don’t involve actual patients but inefficient and error-prone processes.  Add to this an overall shortage of nurses and an increase in government and industry regulations and it […]

Using Datalogic Mobility to Develop Remote Inventory Management in Healthcare

by Nathan Lord April 18, 2013 AIDC
Datalogic

When most people think of ADC in healthcare environments they think Barcoding at the Point of Care (BPOC). Well yes, that is a major application in that vertical, but inventory management is huge in healthcare as well. Consider the tools that are floating around a hospital/doctor’s office/medical facility. If these items are not tracked appropriately that […]

Consumers are Driving Retail Transformation and Epson Answers

by Cate Tyson March 25, 2013 POS
Epsonepson-tm-t88vdt-receipt-printer-retail

Walk into any retail environment and you can see the retail transformation taking place. It is being driven by the consumer, how they shop and the mobile devices that they use.  I do it myself.  I find a product in the store and then use my smart phone to shop for the best price, search for […]

Ride the Wave of the Future with Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions TCxWave

by The Source March 14, 2013 POS

You may have heard that IBM Retail Store Solutions is now Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions – read more about that here.  There are a lot of things about Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions that are very reminiscent of IBM, including the personnel, the R&D, the SurePOS product set, the retail-hardened features of their products, etc., but […]

BYOD – Bring Your Own Disease?

by Nathan Lord March 14, 2013 AIDC
Datalogic

In a recent post by Datalogic ADC, they discussed the question of, should antimicrobial devices be mandatory in healthcare? They take a look at the idea that, as the use of personal mobile devices in healthcare facilities increases, the potential for infection to spread could increase. Let’s be honest, we all love our personal mobile […]

The Case for E911

by The Source March 14, 2013 Public Sector
RedSky

Surely you have heard the buzz around E911.  After all, 17 states currently have E911 legislation requiring enterprises over a certain size, occupying multiple floors of a building, or those purchasing a new PBX to implement E911 to protect their employees and visitors.  If you are not offering this to your customers, someone else probably […]