When the Internet Touches Everything
If you are in business, if you use technology, it would be wise to familiarize yourself with -- and please excuse the cliché -- the next big thing. As reported in the new book, "Enchanted Objects: Design, Human Desire, and the Internet of Things," by MIT Media Lab scientist David Rose, global networks of connected devices are becoming a standard, in healthcare as much as in other business and service sectors. What is "The Internet of Things?" It is a technology movement that home care agency and hospice owners and administrators must learn. It will become as critical as the mandate to become an expert in networking, mobile devices, telehealth, and HIPAA technologies.