The future of healthcare—it’s in your hands
Imagine your hospital or clinic. Clinicians seamlessly engage with patients and care teams on mobile devices in a highly secure environment, expanding their reach within the facility and around the world. Wi-Fi and sensors securely connect the hospital to a cohesive data infrastructure that dramatically improves operational efficiency and workflows. That is the bright future […]
Capturing the Opportunity of Digital Transformation
How effectively are health systems and hospitals using information to drive improved care processes? Are they fully leveraging the information opportunity that is before them?
What do providers really think about the EHR?
The Electronic Health Record (EHR) has been in the news a lot lately –for some good reasons, and some not-so-good ones. But one thing is clear: The healthcare industry has come to rely on this technology, and we’re not going back. While the financial rewards offered by the HITECH (Health Information Technology for Economic and […]
6 key lessons for innovation in healthcare
The big challenge in healthcare is how do we evolve more effectively, how can we respond to the rapidly escalating challenges of demand, complexity, equity and cost. This is not so much a search for a single solution, but rather the development of a process, as each organisation, region and country needs to have healthcare […]
Surgery Centers, EHRs and Campfire Coffee: Matt’s Story
If you’re like me, the digital shakeups rumbling across industries interest you. And, this curiosity bumps you into examples while just “doing life.” It even happens while camping with friends. While sipping campfire coffee around a picnic table, a friend told me about his new position as a hospital purchasing operations manager at an ambulatory […]
Protect the network. Protect your patients.
Just think of the volume of healthcare data being transferred and stored every day—data from connected medical devices, electronic health records (EHR), clinical workstations, and smart hospital applications for patients,...
Healthcare hit by global ransomware attack – again
Like a nasty strain of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, ransomware reared its ugly head again this week. This attack is called Nyetya, as named by Cisco’s Talos threat intelligence team. (You may have heard it referred to in the press as Petya, but we believe this variant is different enough to warrant its own moniker.) Nyetya is […]
The network prescription for better business outcomes
What if your network could help you personalize care, streamline clinical workflows, optimize business operations, and facilitate security across your organization? Cisco DNA for healthcare means faster, flexible deployment and...