Sprint displays mobility solutions to simplify, enhance patient care
Sprint showcased its Nextel Direct Connect as part of its portfolio of security products and services to address HIPAA security requirements, during the 2008 HIMSS conference in Orlando, Fla.

Nextel Direct Connect allows easier coordination among first responders, dispatchers and hospitals, helping to improve survival rates for victims. Physicians, nurses, emergency room attendants and staff can communicate with each other at the push of a button, making informed decisions that can save lives, according to Sprint.

Sprint offers voice and data services for the healthcare industry with a full data-services portfolio including business-continuity, wireless, and managed services.