Hospital becomes hot spot for Internet access. This is a separate network from the hospital patient and administrative records, but can really be useful not only for visitors, but any medical staff member needing a connection to conduct any type of business on the web. Can be very helpful to have this tool as an example for physicians when they are waiting for lab results, etc. to be able to be productive while waiting. BD
Thanks to the recent installation of a new high-tech communications system, visitors to Pauls Valley General Hospital will now have another portable means of accessing the outside world besides their personal cell phone. According to CEO Charles Johnston, the local hospital has added wireless Internet to its many local services, and the convenience is made available to all visitors free of charge. “We’re pleased to announce the addition of wireless Internet capability throughout the whole hospital,” Johnston said. “All people need to access the wireless Internet service is a personal laptop computer,” he said.However, according to hospital officials, people who choose to use the new wireless system now available at Pauls Valley General Hospital will be able to connect to the world wide web but they will not be able to connect to the hospital’s computer system nor will they be able to gain access to any of the patient’s files.