One approach to addressing social determinants of health: The Medibus, a medical practice on wheels
To address the challenges associated with physician shortages, Deutsche Bahn partnered with Cisco to create the Medibus, a medical practice on wheels with state-of-the-art IT infrastructure.
Reaching everyone, everywhere: Better access to care with telehealth
Thomas Yaw Berko rides an old bicycle 30km each way to reach some of the communities he works in as a volunteer health worker in southern Ghana. For the...
What are you hoping to get out of HIMSS18? A former clinician’s call to action
Today, Shanti Gidwani is Cisco’s national director for healthcare in Canada — but in a former life she was a Registered Nurse. As we approach the biggest Health IT event...
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. Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women, and the second-leading cause of death. When it comes to breast cancer, early diagnosis is […]
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 […]
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 […]
Improving Healthcare Experiences with Collaboration: Case Studies
At the very core, healthcare is about collaboration between caregivers and patients. Read on for examples of how healthcare organizations worldwide are improving patient care and business processes using collaboration technologies.
Extending Care Series: An Integrated Solution
Welcome to the third and final blog of the Extending Care series. In past posts, we’ve shared key determinants in telehealth adoption, as well as the world of opportunity with EHR-integrated video. Now, we’re excited to release our new remote care solution – Cisco Extended Care. Cisco Extended Care is more than just telehealth. This […]
Extending Care Series: Healthcare Without Boundaries
Welcome to the second installment of the Extending Care blog series, a discussion of what’s possible in telehealth. When care isn’t constrained by physical boundaries, a world of opportunities opens up. Healthcare providers are now turning to video communications to help close gaps in patient care and management. Both patients and providers can save time […]