Healthcare

February 4, 2013

HEALTHCARE

Visit Cisco at HIMSS13

We are excited to be participating in the HIMSS13 Annual Conference & Exhibition from March 4-6 in New Orleans.  If you are going to HIMSS13, make plans now to visit the Cisco booth #2329 to see solutions to streamline clinical workflows, facilitate BYOD, enable care-at-a-distance, and improve the patient experience.  Some of the featured demos […]

January 24, 2013

HEALTHCARE

Join us for the Community for Connected Health Summit at HIMSS13

On March 4, Cisco will sponsor the 6th Annual Community for Connected Health Summit during the HIMSS13 Annual Conference & Exhibition.  This year’s agenda promises to be the best one ever! The Summit is open to all HIMSS13 attendees at no additional cost; however, registration is required as seating is limited. This is a one day […]

January 18, 2013

HEALTHCARE

Cisco Connected Health – technologies that are maturing the healthcare industry

Yesterday, via Cisco TelePresence and WebEx, Cisco hosted an international roundtable examining the current demands placed on the healthcare industry and how technology is addressing many of these issues. A panel comprised of Cisco executives and customers discussed how connected technologies and services can enable healthcare providers to help improve patient care, address security and […]

January 15, 2013

HEALTHCARE

A Key to Unlocking the Value of Telemedicine

Cisco is pleased to be participating in the World Congress Telehealth Executive Summit on January 28-29 in San Diego, CA.  This two-day conference targeted at senior executives in payer and provider organizations will feature insightful discussions on virtual care models for specialty services, primary care, follow ups and continuous monitoring. One of the highlight sessions […]

December 18, 2012

HEALTHCARE

Cisco solves Healthcare BYOD challenges

Research from IDC Health Insights (Clinical Buyer Behavior Study) shows on average clinicians typically use 6.4 different mobile devices daily for professional use.  Recently, I participated in a Cisco Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) workshop discussing challenges Healthcare organizations have supporting mobile devices with reliable, high performance, in-building wireless coverage while maintaining operational efficiencies. Healthcare […]

December 7, 2012

HEALTHCARE

Santa uses Cisco Technology to Visit Sick Children

Has your child visited with Santa yet?  Then you know the excitement of hearing that jolly laugh and the “Ho Ho Ho” that accompanies Santa’s twinkling eyes.  But, what about the children who are hospitalized over the holidays and unable to visit with Santa at the local mall? During December, Santa is using Cisco video […]

December 6, 2012

HEALTHCARE

The Impact of Telehealth Technology and Social Innovation in Healthcare

Everyday we’re bombarded with seemingly unsolvable issues: healthcare crises in developing nations, struggling education systems, natural disasters that displace thousands or even millions of people. Delivered via 24-hour cable news, our Google newsfeed, or smart phone news apps, it’s easy to feel like the issues are too big, and you are too small to make […]

November 12, 2012

HEALTHCARE

Can a Tablet Help You Get Well?

A few years ago, that question might have sparked a discussion around the efficacy of pharmaceutical drugs. Today however, references to tablets have fostered a whole new context especially in regards to healthcare. Mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones are indeed transforming healthcare as we know it and in a manner of speaking, they […]

November 8, 2012

HEALTHCARE

Connected Health – It’s About Being There

Years ago I was standing next to the Chief Trauma Surgeon (CTS) in an Emergency Department while the team worked feverishly to resuscitate an injured EMT.  The EMT had been struck by a speeding car while at the scene of an accident. In one split second he went from being a first responder to being […]