RTLS and the future of IoT in the Healthcare Space | Centrak’s David Minning
In this episode of the IoT For All Podcast, Centrak President and CEO David Minning joins us to talk about IoT’s role in the healthcare space, both during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. David shares his expertise on some of the technologies used in healthcare today, like RTLS, some of the challenges IoT faces in healthcare, and where it’s going from here.
David Minning brings more than 30 years of healthcare experience to his role as CenTrak’s President and CEO. Prior to joining CenTrak, Minning served in leadership positions as President and CEO at Bio-Chem Fluidics; Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at FXI; and Vice President of Marketing and Innovation at Hillrom. He holds an MBA from the University of Cincinnati.
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About Centrak: CenTrak has been a market leader in IoT-based locating, sensing, and security services for the healthcare industry since 2007. Named a visionary in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for indoor location services, CenTrak helps healthcare leaders across the globe increase productivity, reduce operating costs, and drive patient and staff satisfaction.Key Questions and Topics from this Episode:
(00:32) Intro to David Minning
(02:00) How have you seen COVID-19 affect the market for Centrak?
(03:02) Intro to Centrak
(06:17) Where do you see IoT’s role evolving in healthcare?
(08:24) What is RTLS and what benefits does it enable in hospital settings?
(10:23) What challenges do you encounter, implementing these solutions in medical or hospital settings?
(12:09) Have these technologies helped hospitals bridge the gap during the pandemic?
(14:05) If a company is looking to partner with providers offering single-source solutions, what should they be considering? What are the advantages of choosing a partner with a more focused solution?
(21:00) What are some challenges listeners might not have thought about as they start their IoT journey? What’s your advice for approaching that process?
(23:46) What are your predictions for the healthcare space, RTLS, and the IoT landscape for 2021?