No longer does your organization need to incur the sometimes unreimbursed cost of hiring one-on-one patient sitters, dedicating staff that can be better utilized elsewhere, or imposing on distressed family members to sit by their family member’s bedside around the clock.
With Cisco Virtual Patient Observation, centralized staff can observe multiple high-risk patients over your hospital’s existing network, and quickly alert caregivers if a patient is at risk.
This is one of those rare solutions that can pay for itself in months not years.
If this sounds “too good to be true”, then we invite you to join a live educational webcast that I’m hosting on September 12th at 11PST / 2EST to learn first-hand how HCA’s Clear Lake Regional Medical Center worked with Cisco to integrate Virtual Patient Observation into their operation.
You’ll learn about Clear Lake Regional Medical Center’s approach to implementing Cisco Virtual Patient Observation, the hurdles they encountered, and the lessons they learned along the way to a highly successful implementation and a satisfying ROI.
We’ll hold a live Q&A at the end so you can ask your questions directly of the experts.
Register now to hold your spot. If you can’t make the live webcast on September 12, you’ll want to register anyway so that we can send you the replay link.
In the meantime, if you’d like to learn more about Cisco Virtual Patient Observation, here’s how to get started:
- At-a-Glance: Benefits of Virtual Patient Observation
- Blueprint: Take advantage of existing networking investments for rapid investment payback
- Ten use cases: Real-life scenarios for using video surveillance in hospitals
- Request a call from Cisco: Discuss how video surveillance can help you lower costs and improve patient safety
Tags: Cisco, healthcare, security, video
If you are planning to attend the American Telemedicine Association Fall Forum at the Sheraton Centre in downtown Toronto, be sure to make time to visit the Cisco booth. I will be on hand, along with key members of the Cisco Canadian healthcare team, and we look forward to discussing your upcoming telehealth projects.
You can even register for a complimentary VIP pass to the exhibit hall by using this code: EXHVIPFF2013.
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Tags: connected healthcare, healthcare, healthpresence, jabber, telehealth, TelePresence
What’s new and next in healthcare technology? The Internet of Everything is dramatically reshaping the healthcare industry… connecting the unconnected and revolutionizing how we access, deliver, and experience healthcare. Today, Cisco released the second issue of Well, a complimentary digital magazine available for download on your iPad that explores how technology is transforming the patient experience, and how new models of care delivery are improving the quality of care, expanding access to providers, and increasing patient satisfaction.
Through interactive features including digital infographics, videos and articles, the second issue of Well shares how:
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Tags: Cisco, connected health, connected healthcare, healthcare, Patient Care, telehealth, telemedicine
Over the last several weeks, I’ve been posting a blog series around nine HIPAA network considerations.
- HIPAA Audits will continue
- The HIPAA Audit Protocol and NIST 800-66 are your best preparation
- Knowledge is a powerful weapon―know where your PHI is
- Ignorance is not bliss
- Risk Assessment drives your baseline
- Risk Management is continuous
- Security best practices are essential
- Breach discovery times: know your discovery tolerance
- Your business associate(s)must be tracked
This week we focus on #5 – Risk Assessment drives your baseline.
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Tags: healthcare, HIPAA, PCI Compliance, security
The fourth consideration in this 9 HIPAA Network Considerations blog series, we look at whether ‘not knowing’ is a valid defense post-breach. Is Ignorance Bliss, or will that get you into trouble?
Remember, the HIPAA Omnibus Rule was released January 23, 2013, became effective March 26, 2013 with compliance to the updates se for September 23, 2013. Audits will also start up again for covered entities and business associates in late 2013 or early 2014. Read More »
Tags: healthcare, HIPAA, PCI Compliance