Category: Technology

The Connected Hospital: Low Voltage Technology Meets High Demand

Personalized, digital health advances are top-of-mind priorities among hospital chief information officers (CIOs), according to a report in Healthcare IT News. During a 2018 focus group organized by the not-for-profit healthcare organization the Scottsdale Institute, 80% of the gathered healthcare CIOs cited digital health expansion and its related patient experience improvements as their most important […]

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  • connected hospital
  • data
  • Florida
  • healthcare
  • infrastructure
  • low voltage
  • Miami
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center

Engaging VDC for Project Technology Strategy

For many, the terms Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) may conjure up images of early clash detection and primitive modeling efforts. The progress made in these areas over the last several years is immeasurable, however, the impact of VDC services doesn’t stop there. As clash detection and modeling have evolved, […]

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  • 4D scheduling
  • Building Information Modeling
  • drone
  • technology resource
  • Virtual Design and Construction
  • virtual mock-up

Using QR Codes to Streamline Specifications at Halifax Health Deltona

It’s common for changes to occur on plans and drawings for any construction team, which can make keeping up with finished schedule, layout, and mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) coordination a challenge. At the Halifax Health Deltona project in Deltona, Florida, the construction team has incorporated an easy tech fix to help everyone from the […]

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  • Deltona
  • Florida
  • Halifax Health
  • Procore
  • Project Management
  • QR Codes
  • Solutions
  • Technology

4D for Safety

One of construction’s most iconic technological advances came with the introduction of Building Information Modeling (BIM). For the first time, building owners and facility managers could see what their new building would physically look like and contractors could check for any coordination issues prior to actual construction. As that technology progressed, another dimension was added […]

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  • 4D scheduling
  • construction technology
  • safety
  • Virtual Design and Construction
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