Healthcare

September 3, 2013

HEALTHCARE

New Solution: Cisco Virtual Patient Observation

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 […]

August 22, 2013

HEALTHCARE

Visit Cisco at the ATA Fall Forum: Get Your Complimentary VIP Exhibit Hall Pass Now

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 […]

August 15, 2013

HEALTHCARE

Transforming the Patient Experience: Cisco Well, Issue 2, Now Available for Free Download

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 […]

August 8, 2013

HEALTHCARE

5 of 9 HIPAA Network Considerations

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 […]

August 1, 2013

HEALTHCARE

4 of 9 HIPAA Network Considerations

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 […]

July 26, 2013

HEALTHCARE

3 of 9 HIPAA Network Considerations

Next in this 9 HIPAA Network Considerations blog series, I cover the third network consideration focusing on knowing where your PHI is.  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 […]

July 1, 2013

HEALTHCARE

2 of 9 HIPAA Network Considerations

Continuing the thread from the last blog where I discussed the first HIPAA network consideration, ‘HIPAA Audits will continue’, in this blog I’ll discuss the second network consideration on the list below.  Remember, The HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule, released January 2013, introduced some significant changes and updates.  The 2012 HIPAA audits concluded with some initial […]

June 28, 2013

HEALTHCARE

If You Build It…

Most of us are familiar with the famous lines novice farmer Ray Kinsella heard whispered in his cornfield: “If you build it, he will come.” Not unlike the baseball diamond that appeared in the middle of Dyersville, Iowa, in the film Field of Dreams is the state-of-the-art children’s hospital in Madera County, California. Children’s Hospital […]

June 27, 2013

HEALTHCARE

Cisco Live Recap: Video and BYOD at Moffitt Cancer Center

With more than 328,000+ patient visits and 300+ clinical trials yearly, Moffitt Cancer Center is one of the busiest cancer centers and institutional leaders in national cancer research.  The center delivers all levels of care for people with cancer and related diseases, as well as screening and prevention services. At this week’s Cisco Live global […]