health technology

August 21, 2019

HEALTHCARE

When you think technology in healthcare, you think_____?

As new tools to power patient care are developed, healthcare organizations are tempted to jump in and take advantage of the new technology as quickly as possible - especially in today's hyper-competitive environment.

November 15, 2017

HEALTHCARE

Explore the interactive virtual healthcare tour

In the past, healthcare was constrained by time and place. Today, digital transformation is opening up a new world of healthcare opportunities, breaking down barriers to seamless communication and quality care. Explore our virtual clinic to understand how wireless, collaboration, security, and more come together to: Extend access beyond the hospital – Remote care enables […]

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 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 […]

August 30, 2017

HEALTHCARE

FDA announces first-ever recall of a medical device due to cyber risk

This week, the FDA took the unprecedented step of recalling a medical device – a pacemaker – because it was found to be vulnerable to cyber threats. The recall arose from an investigation by the FDA in February that highlighted a number of areas of non-compliance. While there are no known reports of patient harm related […]

August 17, 2017

HEALTHCARE

2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report: Top takeaways for healthcare defenders

Imagine your worst nightmare: Your healthcare facility is hit with a ransomware attack (like WannaCry or Nyetya), forcing patient care to come to a grinding halt. Now imagine that you’re unable to recover from this attack, because it also took down every system in your organization, including the ones you thought were your safety nets. […]

July 11, 2017

HEALTHCARE

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,...

June 29, 2017

HEALTHCARE

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...