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Episode 20: Revolutionizing healthcare through Wi-Fi 6E with Ali Youssef of Henry Ford Health


In this episode, we discuss Wi-Fi 6E's influence on healthcare with Ali Youssef, Director of Medical Device and IoT Security at Henry Ford Health. From glucometers to vital patient monitors, more medical devices are connected to Wi-Fi® now than in previous years, and mitigating security risks is crucial to maintaining device functionality. Ali explores the evolution of medical device connectivity and how the inherent security features of Wi-Fi 6E could revolutionize medical devices and healthcare facilities. Ali also shares several important elements to consider when upgrading legacy equipment and utilizing Wi-Fi 6E, as well as the potential impact of the 6 GHz spectrum on the future of healthcare.

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