What are Smart Hospitals? | Mackenzie Health's Felix Zhang
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IoT’s integration into hospitals creates a safer and more efficient solution for healthcare workers and patients. Smart hospitals utilize IoT and Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) to track assets, patients, and staff with smart tags to generate greater operating efficiency. Felix shares insights he’s gained as the CTO of Mackenzie Health, where he led the design and implementation of all the IT and smart technology featured in Canada’s first smart hospital. Felix also talks about some of his favorite solutions of IoT in hospitals and how they create a more satisfying patient experience at Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital. Opened in June of 2021, the hospital utilizes RTLS for asset tracking, safety, workflow and to create a safer environment. Felix also discusses the challenges he’s faced with integrating this new tech into healthcare. Felix Zhang has over 25 years of experience in the IT sector, with the last 20 in healthcare. His background in computer sciences and extensive leadership experience has aided him in his current role with Mackenzie Health. He is responsible for all of the information technology infrastructure, applications, and integration at both Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital and Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital. Discover more about:

Smart Hospitals at http://iotforall.com

More about Mackenzie Health: www.mackenziehealth.ca

Felix Zhang’s Email: felix.zhang@mackenziehealth.ca

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