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Delivering virtual care at scale

Virtual care comes in many forms and the term covers a multitude of use cases and workflows. We find that providers can deliver better remote care, at lower cost, when they standardize on a virtual care platform with the ability to support all core use cases. At Cisco, we’ve taken a full-stack platform approach that …

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How to drive telehealth adoption 

Patients are consumers who expect ease, convenience, and efficiency when accessing healthcare. Today, accessing healthcare services requires more technology than ever.    With the introduction of Electronic Medical Records (EMR) came medical data mobility, unleashing data that could be shared, aggregated, and evaluated. The HITECH act funded the expansion of medical record technology in the USA, …

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Digitally enabled care in mental health

The healthcare industry is rapidly changing as the reliance on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Infrastructure continues to grow. Patients now demands increased connectivity, efficiency improvements, and secure patient data, while supporting the clinical workforce in delivering patient-centered care.   Our healthcare systems are stretched, clinicians are experiencing moral injury, our populations are aging, and chronic …

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Five Ways to Improve Your Security Posture in Healthcare

Cybersecurity remains top of mind for healthcare, as it is the most targeted industry, incurring the highest average cost of a breach ($9.2M), with the slowest incidence response time (287 days).1 As a healthcare community, we have faced new challenges over the last twenty-four months. While the pandemic has created many new hurdles for the …

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Powering healthcare with hybrid work

The way we work, live, and learn has fundamentally shifted. After nearly two years in which employees have operated mostly from home, hybrid work is here to stay.  In healthcare specifically, we’re seeing technology innovation excel at a rapid pace. Hybrid work, a notion previously reserved for tech companies and forward-thinking employers, has been adopted …

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Why Digital Healthcare is the Critical Path Forward

Pre-pandemic, digitally enabled healthcare was progressing; we recognized the burden of disease was unsustainable and that there was a real need to shift to a preventative care model, underpinned by technology. However, the last couple of years have proven how capable technology is at aiding our pressurized health care systems, creating a sense of urgency …

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Creating a sustainable future in healthcare

Earlier this month I had the pleasure of attending the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual conference. As I walked the show floor, spoke with our customers and partners and listened to the powerful words of Cisco’s Senior Vice President and Global Innovation Officer, Guy Diedrich, during his mainstage presentation, one topic in particular …

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The Rise of Sustainable Healthcare

In a recent blog, we discussed how healthcare providers are designing and building new smart hospitals using technology as the fourth utility to securely connect clinical, operational, and business systems, applications, devices, users, and data. Once connected, these systems can be programmed to work together to deliver improved workflows and multiple organizational goals, including business …

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