Health IT

October 17, 2018

HEALTHCARE

The Wait is Almost Over: HIMSS Analytics INFRAM Provides a Roadmap to Infrastructure Maturity

One of the most dramatic changes in healthcare over the past 15 years has been the integration of information technology into care delivery. These innovations in clinical applications are great,...

April 18, 2018

HEALTHCARE

A recipe for health IT success. Are you missing the key ingredient?

Healthcare has evolved beyond business as usual. The people who touch healthcare —patients, family members, clinicians, administrators, and IT—expect more than they used to. They are demanding increasingly sophisticated digital...

December 20, 2017

HEALTHCARE

The 5 most-read healthcare blogs of 2017: See what you missed

What captured the attention of healthcare professionals this year? Well, if our blog is any indication, quite a lot! As 2017 comes to an end, we take a look back at the top five most-read stories on our healthcare blog and what they tell us about the priorities and interests of our audience (Spoiler alert: […]

October 10, 2017

HEALTHCARE

Health IT innovations come to life at virtual event

After a while, all of the hopeful press on futuristic health technology can start to feel like, well, hype. Breathless headlines touting telemedicine, artificial intelligence, and related technologies sound cool—but somewhat disconnected from reality. Last week, these perceptions were shattered during our virtual event, “Digital Health Across the Continuum of Care.” On Tuesday, October 3rd, […]

October 3, 2017

HEALTHCARE

Real-time diagnosis: Changing the game for breast cancer

Your mom, your sister, your friend…maybe even you—breast cancer touches all of our lives. In the U.S. alone, approximately 1 in 8 women will develop the disease during their lifetime.[1] Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women, and the second-leading cause of death.[2] When it comes to breast cancer, early diagnosis is […]

September 19, 2017

HEALTHCARE

The Cisco Approach to Telehealth

Over the past few years, telehealth has become increasingly common across the continuum of care. Neurology, behavioral health, cardiology, dermatology, post-procedure follow-up, acute care, home care, evaluation and management, and patient outreach – many are adopting remote and virtual care strategies. But not all telehealth solutions are created equal, nor are all organizations defining a […]

September 14, 2017

HEALTHCARE

Collaborate for better care

Collaboration is changing the face of healthcare, enabling agile strategies like telemedicine, remote monitoring, care-team communication, and specialist engagement. When clinicians and patients can collaborate—seamlessly and securely—they can break through traditional barriers to care and innovation. Cisco collaboration solutions foster a streamlined, adaptable healthcare environment, empowering care teams, researchers, and patients to work together safely—on […]

September 8, 2017

HEALTHCARE

Understanding Medical Device Security

­­The FDA recall of a medical device last week has caused a bit of a media storm as the general public scrambles to find out more. The fact that a medical device meant to help sustain life is insecure and could be hacked to kill a patient is alarming to all of us. More worrying […]