We hope you were able to join Cisco and your peers for the 9th Annual Connected Health Summit at HIMSS16.  It was Cisco’s annual half-day meeting featuring sessions by healthcare thought leaders who discussed innovations in care delivery including:

  • Empowering patients, family members, and care teams with personalized information
  • Secure and easy virtual visits to provide broad coverage with limited resources
  • Population health and chronic disease management using patient-generated data

You’ll find links to the presentations below for you to review and to share with your colleagues.

New Parkland Hospital and Their Digital Transformation
Joe Longo
Vice President, Parkland Health & Hospital System

Joe highlighted the digital technology at the $1.3B New Parkland Hospital, part of Dallas’ Parkland Health & Hospital System, and their use of Cisco Patient Connect to empower patients, family members, and care teams with personalized information to stay connected, informed, engaged, and entertained throughout the patient journey.

Changing How Care is Delivered at Spectrum Health
Joseph Brennan
Senior Director for MedNow, Spectrum Health
Dr. Kristopher Brenner
Division Chief for MedNow, Spectrum Health

Joseph and Dr. Brenner described the Spectrum Health and Priority Health MedNow telehealth program that provides patients with easy access to care at a lower cost.

Tele-stroke and Telehealth Programs at Lee Memorial Health
William Carracino, M.D.
VP & CMIO, Lee Memorial Health

Dr. Carracino shared his perspectives on building a telehealth program from scratch with a specific focus on lessons learned around technology selection, EHR integration, workflow transformation and future plans to expand into other clinical areas.

Building a Digital Health Innovation Ecosystem
Dr. Michael Blum
Cardiologist, CMIO, Vice Chancellor of Informatics, UCSF
Dr. Aaron Neinstein
Endocrinologist and Director of Clinical Informatics, UCSF
Ed Martin
Technical Director, UCSF

Dr. Blum, Dr. Neinstein, and Ed described the collaborative efforts between UCSF Center for Digital Health Innovation and Cisco to build a Connected Health Interoperability Platform (CHIP) to revolutionize healthcare by connecting and passing data between EHRs, mobile health apps and devices, and wearables.

We look forward to seeing you next year at the 10th Annual Connected Health Summit at HIMSS17!

Connected Health Summit


Mike Haymaker

Healthcare Industry Marketing

No Longer with Cisco