Understanding what makes a “smart hospital” is a little bit of a grey area, and Health Industry Analyst Siddharth Shah breaks it down. “Smart hospitals are those that optimize, redesign or build new clinical processes, management systems and potentially even infrastructure, enabled by underlying digitized networking infrastructure of interconnected assets, to provide a valuable service or insight which was not possible or available earlier, to achieve better patient care, experience, and operational efficiency.”[1]

[1] http://www.healthcareitnews.com/blog/understanding-smart-hospitals-and-why-most-arent-there-yet