An Introduction to Cisco HealthPresence


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An Introduction to Cisco HealthPresence

  1. 1. At-A-GlanceCisco HealthPresence:Transforming the Delivery of HealthcareHealthcare • Desktop deployment solution using desktop video conferencing for low-bandwidth conditionsAccess to affordable healthcare is a major challenge in manycountries, both developed and developing. Increased patient • Hosted deployment options, with high availability andloads, rising costs, and lack of qualified medical professionals scalability, including:are common. These challenges can be especially difficult to » Business-to-business functionality to interconnectsolve in remote or rural areas. healthcare organizationsVideo and collaboration in healthcare, sometimes referred » Multitenancy support on a single hardware serverto as telehealth, uses the network as the platform to enable » High availability with failover supporthealthcare service delivery anytime, anywhere. Healthcareproviders can take care of patients in remote locations » Enhanced security and patient data for HIPAA compliancethrough connected medical kiosks, outreach clinics, or mobile • Enhanced management and reporting capabilities, including:health units. » Centralized appliance to manage all components, devices, and telemetry transmissionCisco HealthPresence » Portal for secure login sessions and user interfaceThe Cisco HealthPresence™ solution goes beyond traditional for providers and attendantsmodels of telehealth in delivering care at a distance. » Administration module to configure, administer, andThe solution integrates high-definition video, audio, medical manage video endpointsdevices, and collaboration tools to deliver an enhanced doctor- » Patient scheduling, appointment queuing, reporting,patient consultation experience across remote distances. It and other administrative capabilitiesmeets the increasing need for easy-to-access, convenient,high-quality patient care, and increased collaboration across • Multiple medical device integration like Wellch Allyn,the healthcare continuum. Neurosynaptic, and AMD medical devicesCisco HealthPresence Version 2.0 brings greater flexibility in • Electronic medical record (EMR) application protocolvideo endpoints, the ability to scale the number of endpoints, interface (API) with popular EMR systems (IBM, Mirth,and enhanced security. It is available as an on-premise or HL/7) and to push chat and telemetry informationmanaged service offering and is easy to deploy and manage. Use CasesThe main components of Cisco HealthPresence are: • Patients gain access to remote specialists and quality care.• Cisco® video endpoints • Doctors can optimize time between local and remote• Cisco HealthPresence Appliance consultations.• Cisco HealthPresence Connect Server • Healthcare providers can deliver remote chronic disease management, pre- and post-operative care, and routine follow-up care.Features • Healthcare providers can connect with patients at• Expanded choice of interoperable video endpoints for convenient locations: a medical kiosk in a remote village, a enhanced flexibility, including the Cisco TelePresence retail center, a corporate office, an extended care facility, System Codec C40 and Cisco TelePresence System Quick the patient’s homes, or a mobile clinic. Set C20, Cisco TelePresence System EX60 and EX90, and Cisco TelePresence System Clinical Presence mobile carts • Patients can be treated outside a hospital environment before doctors recommend a visit to the emergency room.© 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  2. 2. Cisco HealthPresence: Transforming The Delivery Of Healthcare At-A-GlanceFigure 1 shows how Cisco HealthPresence is deployed. Figure 1: Cisco HealthPresence DeploymentBenefits Data Center Cisco HealthPresenceEnd-to-End Solution for Care-at-a-Distance Connect Server• A complete solution including patient registration, audio and video collaboration, third-party medical device integration, VCS management, and reporting. Cisco Unified Communications Cisco TelePresence Video Communications Manager Manager• Medical data captured at patient endpoint is transmitted or Codian shared with the health provider. Cisco TelePresence Multipoint Switch Cisco Unified Videoconferening• Basic integration with ePen for doctors to write prescription immediately. Patient Pod Patient PodIncreased Access and Simplified Delivery• Different solution form factors for different locations—a fixed pod in a clinic, a desktop or kiosk in a rural area, or a mobile cart in an urban hospital. IP/MPLS• Easy-to-use interface to train users and to simplify Network deployment and management.• Streamlined patient care consultations with distributed Cisco TelePresence System 500 care teams. Cisco Cisco HealthPresence Cisco HealthPresence CPS CartScaling Across HealthPresence Networks Attendant Appliance Attendant Appliance• Scale to thousands of endpoints with high reliability and Cisco TelePresence System Clinical Presence Mobile Cart security to set up a regional, countrywide, or global telehealth network. Cisco TelePresence System EX60• Consultations between remote experts on separate networks Cisco HealthPresence for efficient, timely, and comprehensive patient care. Provider Appliance• Multitenancy features to support multiple regions Provider and Attendant Stations or hospitals in the same data center.Enhanced Productivity and Clinical Workflow• Increased productivity of healthcare practitioners and enhanced patient care with instant access to consultations and deployment implementation, and support for using Cisco and collaboration. HealthPresence in ongoing operations.• Patient appointment queuing capability for expedited Cisco healthcare solutions are designed to reduce costs, consultations, reduced wait times, and patient satisfaction. improve productivity, and help deliver better care to citizens• Application integration for data transmission and faster everywhere, in rural communities as well as in urban centers. access to patient information in the clinical workflow. The Cisco HealthPresence solution creates new ways toWhy Cisco? deliver medical services, and as a result breaks down barriersCisco, a worldwide leader in networking, creates advanced and opens up new possibilities in healthcare.technologies that enable next-generation video andcollaboration. Through our vision and innovative technologies, For More InformationCisco enables healthcare stakeholders across the continuum Cisco HealthPresence solutionof care to respond to patients more efficiently, collaborate more with their peers, expand on innovative healthcareinitiatives, transform patient care, and improve the care Cisco Care-at-a-Distance solutionsexperience for patients and their families. Using a lifecycle approach, Cisco also provides planning, design,© 2011 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco and the Cisco logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Cisco and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and othercountries. A listing of Cisco’s trademarks can be found at Third-party trademarks mentioned are the property of their respectiveowners. The use of the word partner does not imply a partnership relationship between Cisco and any other company. DDM11CS3275 08/2011 EDCS-962070