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The Visible Value Blog

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When you think Zebra, you may think of printers, but we're so much more than that. A leader in developing solutions that feature barcode, RFID and RTLS technologies, Zebra converts the physical into the digital to give assets, people and transactions a virtual voice. When you have more visibility, you can drive more value.

In this blog, we will:

  • Break down the basics of the Internet of Things (IoT) and how our connected world is making a big impact on how we work and play
  • Cover all the latest trends in visibility technology, like barcoding, RFID and RTLS, across many industries
  • Give you a closer look at the latest news and solutions from Zebra

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Franck Riout

Franck Riout is the EMEA Vertical Marketing Manager for the Healthcare industry at Zebra, responsible for end-user and channel engagement. His role is to understand and develop solutions that meet the needs of the Healthcare Market.

Recent Posts

Improving the Staff and Patient Experience with Time Tracking

Posted by Franck Riout February 4, 2016 at 1:53 PM



Topics: Healthcare, Internet of Things, EMEA

Arab Health 2016 is a Smash Hit for Zebra Technologies

Posted by Franck Riout February 2, 2016 at 8:10 AM


Boasting a record-breaking attendance of over 130,000 medical professionals from across the globe, the 41st Arab Health exhibition and congress was a smashing success. With representatives from more than 4000 companies involved over the 4 days, the event presented attendees with the perfect opportunity to network and discover the latest products, technologies and services in the healthcare industry. 


Topics: Healthcare, Patient Safety, Internet of Things, Zatar

Stop the press: We can save money and improve patient care

Posted by Franck Riout November 11, 2015 at 11:51 AM

Public Enemy famously sang: “Don’t believe the hype.” And if you’ve been around in healthcare a while you probably have ‘innovation fatigue’. It’s a condition whereby you’ve seen enough ‘game-changing’ technologies to take Public Enemy’s advice. The amount of hype around the Internet of Things (IoT) – of which I’m sure you’ve heard – may lead you to also question whether this new technology is all it’s cracked up to be. But bear with me – because it is. In fact, it has the potential to achieve the seemingly impossible – saving money and improving patient care.


Topics: Healthcare, Internet of Things, EMEA

Changing Perceptions: How Global Healthcare Standards Help to Treat Patient Unease

Posted by Franck Riout May 28, 2015 at 10:12 AM



Just over one in every four respondents to a European Commission Survey published this year had experienced an adverse event while under hospital care. Whilst this should be cause for concern in its own right, there has also been a significant increase in the proportion of adverse events reported, rising from 28% in 2009 to 46% in 2014.


Topics: Patient Safety, Barcodes, APAC, North America, Latin America, EMEA

A Hospital Scan in Time Saves Nine

Posted by Franck Riout November 27, 2014 at 8:20 AM

When NHS England Chief Executive, Simon Stevens, took on his new role in April 2014,
he stated that the organisation was facing the biggest challenge in its history because of the squeeze on its budgets, and warned that the next few years would require a significant effort to maintain the highest levels of service and care, and balance the books.


Topics: Mobility, Healthcare, Patient Safety, Identification, APAC, North America, Latin America, EMEA