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5G in Healthcare Solving Care Team Problems at Ellison Institute

January 17, 2020 / Samantha McGrail

The Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC recently announced a partnership with wireless network AT&T to open a new “smart” facility to further advance the multidisciplinary cancer research ecosystem through 5G in healthcare. By using AT&T as the foundation and backbone to help support the latest medical technologies, the collaboration will transform cancer research and patient care with technology and connectivity. By creating one of the most technologically advanced cancer research facilities, the team will pass on data intelligence that will “help to delineate the success of these collaborative interaction within the building.” Cancer touches us all, and our hope at the Ellison Institute is to change the course of this disease by the way we approach it,” David Agus, MD, founding director and chief executive officer of the Ellison Institute, stated in the announcement. “As a cornerstone of the Institute, our collaborative environment and interactive care clinic offer a different healthcare experience for patients, physicians and researchers