5G’s promise: A new heartbeat for healthcare

| March 8, 2020

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Picture this: An ambulance rushes a seriously injured patient to the hospital. In the back, the paramedic makes a video call with doctors while sending them real-time vital signs and images of the injury. It doesn’t look good. The paramedic pulls out what looks like an oversized ski glove connected to wires and grabs an ultrasound wand that a sonographer in an office somewhere virtually steers over the patient’s injury. The sonographer then reviews the images for signs of trouble.

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Exclusive Networks has a unique view of its role in the IT distribution market place; We don't just talk about adding value; we deliver.By creating strong and positive partnerships with our suppliers we place ourselves at the forefront of IT distribution, offering market-leading, cutting edge solutions to meet today's business challenges and by offering our resellers the tailored solutions they want and the back up, support and professional services they need, we help them grow their business and increase their revenue stream.Ultimately it is the end-user who benefits - getting the best IT solutions the market has to offer, with strong and professional support and services throughout the supply chain

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