Cisco Americas Networkhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/rss/Recent AnnouncementsTue, 20 Nov 2018 18:09:44 -0800How Healthcare providers Can Take Advantage of IoThttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9430Beyond connecting medical devices to a network, a robust and secure infrastructure can usher in IoT initiatives for healthcare. Giving insight into the complexity of this type of environment, Healthcare Expert Troy Yoder says, "A hospital’s a very dense environment, with floors stacked on top of floors, and it’s a difficult wireless environment to get right." Staples Business Resource Center has more details.2018-08-09http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9430/ Cisco Expert - What Millennials Want in Healthcare Providershttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8869Cisco Healthcare Expert Amy Young weighs in on what millennials want in healthcare providers. Amy Young is quoted saying, "With the proliferation of mobile devices and digital communication tools, patients—the customers of the insurance world—are expecting faster and more convenient services." More insight from Amy and stats from a recent survey from PNC Healthcare are published in Managed Healthcare Executive.2018-04-19http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8869/ Cisco's Amy Young Discusses Medical Device Security Vulnerabilitieshttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8868Cisco Healthcare Expert Amy Young outlines the top security threats to medical devices and what can be done to stay ahead of these threats. As the IoMT device landscape heats up and hospitals delve more into remote care, healthcare systems need to protect each and every endpoint device from potential cybersecurity risks. Read the full article at HealthTech. 2018-04-19http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8868/ From CSUN in San Diego: Cisco Works with the American Council of the Blind to Bring a First for the Accessibility Markethttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8777This week Cisco is in San Diego, CA, at one of the biggest events in the accessibility world, the annual CSUN Assistive Technology Conference. Cisco is showcasing the first enterprise-grade desk phone that includes built-in text-to-speech functionality capable of conveying vital information on the phone’s display to the user through audible voice and tone indicators. Developed with collaborative input from the American Council of the Blind (ACB), the software update on Cisco’s IP Phone 8800 Series is a huge step forward toward making the digital workplace more accessible for employees who are blind and visually impaired. Cisco Director of Collaboration Solutions Angie Mistretta gives more details on the Cisco Collaboration Blog.2018-03-19http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8777/ HIMSS18 – Goodbye Vegas, hello more advanced healthcarehttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8761HIMSS18 is now in our rear-view mirrors and, as usual, it was a whirlwind of a week. Cisco Director of Healthcare Barbara Casey shares insight from the show, what Cisco was up to and the collection of healthcare solutions Cisco had at the booth. More details can be found on the Cisco Healthcare Blog.2018-03-13http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8761/ A Better Healthcare Network for Streamlined Workflows http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8747Technology should help bring clinicians closer together. With fast access to specialists, time saved finding equipment, and real-time updates to health records, doctors and nurses can spend more time delivering the best care. In order to take advantage of the promise of IoT and connected healthcare, a hospital needs a strong infrastructure. Cisco's Healthcare Director Barbara Casey shares the third of four analyst papers centered around the clinical experience. Check out the Cisco Healthcare Blog for the full report.2018-03-08http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8747/ Patients Are Setting the Agenda for Healthcarehttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8748In a world where patients are center stage as consumers, differentiation through improved experiences has become a key business priority for healthcare providers. But to deliver these solutions to patients, their families, and caregivers, it’s critical that the right network infrastructure is in place. Healthcare Expert Sarah Struble shares the last in a series of analyst papers, this one on progressing the patient experience in IoT and connected health. Cisco's Healthcare Blog has the full report.2018-03-08http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8748/ HIMSS 18: Cisco's New Healthcare Infrastructure Maturity Modelhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8738Working with HIMSS Analytics, Cisco unveils a new maturity model at HIMSS 18 to help healthcare organizations dig into their data. The tool will identify where to invest scarce resources to best improve infrastructure. HealthTech gets a mini demo from Cisco Healthcare Director Barbara Casey.2018-03-07http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8738/ A Network Foundation at the Heart of Healthcarehttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8739Cisco Healthcare Director Barbara Casey outlines the IoT landscape for healthcare and how crucial the right network foundation is in order to make IoT work successfully. More information about IoT challenges and possible network solutions can be found in the first of four analyst papers. Check out Cisco's healthcare blog to download the report. 2018-03-07http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8739/ Cybersecurity - the Flipside of Digitization for Healthcarehttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8740A secure and carefully monitored network is critical to a secure, connected healthcare infrastructure. Cisco Healthcare Expert Sarah Struble shares the second of four analyst papers - this one exploring network security solutions in more depth. Check out the full report on the Cisco Healthcare Blog. 2018-03-07http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8740/ From the HIMSS18 Floor: Cisco Unveils Groundbreaking Collaboration with HIMSS Analyticshttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8728At HIMSS18, Cisco Healthcare Director Barbara Casey announced that Cisco is collaborating with HIMSS Analytics to create the HIMSS Analytics Infrastructure Adoption Model (INFRAM). INFRAM is the first ever infrastructure maturity model offered through HIMSS Analytics. Stop by the HIMSS Analytics booth #1338 on Thursday, March 8, at 10 a.m. PST for a full presentation on Cisco’s collaboration with HIMSS Analytics.2018-03-05http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8728/ 3 Success Stories: Equipping the Modern Healthcare Workforcehttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8719Cisco Healthcare Expert Amy Young dives into three digital workflow success stories. These stories highlight how healthcare organizations can embrace the digital revolution to improve operations, retain clinicians and satisfy patients. More details can be found on Cisco's Healthcare Blog. 2018-02-28http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8719/ Secure healthcare demands a holistic approachhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8713Cisco's Global Healthcare and Life Sciences Director Barbara Casey discusses the dramatic change healthcare is undergoing and the increasing cybersecurity risks associated with that change. Distributed care, connected devices, these and other developments require a more holistic security approach to IT. The full article is published by Healthcare Management Technology. 2018-02-27http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8713/ What Are You Hoping To Get Out Of HIMSS18?http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8715Cisco's national director for healthcare in Canada and former clinician, Shanti Gidwani, discusses what she's looking forward to at HIMSS18 next week in this in-depth video. She gives her clinician's perspective around the evolution of virtual care, why security is more important than ever and what she hopes HIMSS attendees will get from the show. Check out her video at "Read Full Article." 2018-02-27http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8715/ Using Technology to Empower Senior Patientshttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8452Cisco Healthcare Director Barbara Casey is quoted by CDW Magazine about how digital tools can help senior patients live longer and more independent lives. The full article is included in CDW's December Tech Solutions issue. 2017-12-21http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8452/ The 5 Most Read Healthcare Blogs of 2017http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8453Cisco Manager Amy Young lists the top five Cisco Healthcare blog posts that made the biggest impact on our audience. From cyber security to digital transformation, 2017 was filled with hot technology topics. Read the full list on Cisco's Healthcare blog.2017-12-21http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8453/ Cisco Telemedicine Helps NYC Jails with Prisoner Carehttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8428NYC Health + Hospitals is using Cisco telemedicine technology to coordinate virtual visits for the jail system’s 55,000 annual residents. Health systems and correctional facilities across the country are forging telemedicine partnerships at a record pace, making prisons and jails among the more popular non-healthcare locations for new telehealth services. Cisco Healthcare Director Barbara Casey and NYC's Dr. Zach Rosner detail this story to mHealthIntelligence.com. 2017-12-15http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8428/ Healthcare eGuide: Remote & Virtual Carehttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8373Cisco Healthcare Manager Amy Young shares an interactive eGuide: Your Technology Roadmap for Distributed Care, produced by Cisco and the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS). It includes tips and best practices from healthcare technology leaders to support modern models of care. Click on "Read Full Article" to download the eGuide for more information.2017-12-01http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8373/ Get on the Digital Transformation Fast Train with Cisco DNAhttp://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/6709Digital transformation isn’t just a good idea- it’s critical to help keep pace and prepare for future growth. Learn how Cisco can help simplify our customer’s digital transformation with the help of a secure, digital-ready network. So what are you waiting for? Now is the time to bring your digital transformation journey to life with Cisco.2016-11-21http://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/6709/