Networks are changing. Fast. Is your hospital ready?
Today’s hyperconnected hospital users—patients, clinicians, administrators, and more—expect increasingly sophisticated digital experiences, including remote consultations, in-room services, and location-aware mobile services. Beyond user expectations, the number of IoT-enabled devices on...
Cisco DNA, at the heart of healthcare innovation
When it comes to healthcare, falling behind the curve isn’t an option. Given the fast pace of technology advancements, there is a growing need to transform healthcare to meet patient...
Announcing a new era of networking: Cisco DNA for Healthcare
The Network. Intuitive. Introducing an entirely new era of networking — constantly learning, constantly adapting, constantly protecting. Cisco Digital Network Architecture (DNA) foundation enables digital transformation for healthcare. Its software-driven service...
Outdated healthcare network? Don’t miss the signs and symptoms
Electronic health records. Patient monitoring devices. Imaging systems. Mobile communications. It’s true: virtually every function in your healthcare facility relies on a robust, modern digital infrastructure. Healthy network security is...
Enemy at the gates: Cybersecurity across the continuum of care
Healthcare is the number-one industry targeted by cyber attackers. The average cost of a healthcare data breach is $355 per record—more than double the cost for other industries. With nearly 16.5 million healthcare records exposed in the U.S. in 2016 alone, the economic impact of cyber attacks is staggering. And financial cost isn’t the only […]
The prescription for better patient outcomes? Better collaboration.
It’s Tuesday, and an orthopedic surgeon in Vail, Colorado and a research scientist in Oslo, Norway are discussing results of the latest study on reconstructive knee surgery. Together, they look at data, review x-rays, and sketch ideas on a whiteboard. By the time they’re done, the surgeon has a new plan for treating a complex […]
Roundtable Wrap Up: Healthcare Innovation at Cisco Live Melbourne 2017
In early February, a group of healthcare CXOs and innovation leaders toured a set of iconic US hospital innovation labs and healthcare innovation centres. Their aim was to study innovation process in the US and gather learnings appropriate for application in Australian and New Zealand (ANZ) healthcare communities. The facilities visited included: Mass General Healthcare […]
Celebrate HIPAA compliance like it’s 1999
Take a trip with me, if you will, back to the turn of the 21st century – when “digital transformation” was but a gleam in our eyes. Back then, we barely had email at work. The internet was still kind of a novelty. And social media had yet to be invented. (How did we survive?) […]
Healthcare Organizations: What You Need to Know About the NHS Cyberattack
Today’s news of the cyberattack affecting healthcare organizations—including the National Health Service (NHS)—in the UK, is sobering. Sources are reporting that the ransomware attack has “crippled the health system’s ability to treat patients.” Thousands of non-emergency appointments have been canceled, and ambulances have been diverted to other facilities, leading the NHS to declare the attack […]