Voice over Wi-Fi is a challenge to implement and manage in any environment, but there are many factors unique to healthcare that present even greater challenges. Voice over IP or VoIP was birthed in the idea of reducing the cost of a telephone call. Voice over Wi-Fi or VoWi-Fi similarly aims to reduce mobile phone costs. This is no surprise as the entire world seems to be drawn to mobile communications. Some companies and organizations have foregone installing traditional desk phones and solely utilize cellular communications. Designing and implementing a VoIP network that is reliable and scalable is very difficult and the challenges are multiplied when the transmission medium is 802.11 based. With the complexities ...

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