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Improving Healthcare Through Digital Transformation

  1. 1. Improving Healthcare Through Digital Transformation Working closely with our partners, we have helped our customers innovate, manage market transitions and turn technology into real business advantage. We invite you to read the stories of forward- thinking healthcare companies that are digitally transforming the way they do business to improve patient care and outcomes. These companies are truly changing the way we work, live, play and learn.
  2. 2. Solution: They developed the virtual pediatric network, which leverages Cisco’s TelePresence® video conferencing system to connect experts at various locations across the United States. Result: Children’s Hospital of Orange County has reduced travel time and costs, increased access to external clinical and research expertise, and improved efficiency and collective value for the course of patient treatment. Objective: Children’s Hospital of Orange County wanted to connect leading pediatric oncologists in multiple locations to improve care for children with rare forms of cancer. Cisco understands that everything can be connected. It’s not an idle claim, it’s in their DNA. - Dr. Leonard Sender, Medical Director, Hyundai Cancer Institute at Children’s Hospital of Orange County Children’s Hospital of Orange County Leveraging a Virtual Pediatric Network to Provide World-Class Cancer Treatment “ ”Learn More: http://www.cisco.com/c/m/en_us/ioe/digital-transformation-stories/index.html#/story?storyId=150
  3. 3. Solution: In a new telemedicine room at Uganda Heart Institute (UHI) in Africa, doctors used Cisco TelePresence® to interact with Children’s National physicians as if they were in the same room. Result: Thousands of unnecessary patient transfers were avoided and hundreds of children were treated through the collaboration of these two medical organizations. Ultimately, Children’s National is able to provide more patients with safe and cost-efficient care regardless of location. Objective: Children’s National Medical Center wanted to provide access to quality, cost-efficient healthcare for people located in remote areas around the globe. The Internet of Everything creates new opportunities in the healthcare system by allowing us to get information faster and more accurately and to be able to share a large amount of information and provide patients with safer and more cost-efficient care. - Dr. Craig Sable, Pediatric Cardiology, Children’s National Medical Center “ ” Children’s National Medical Center Providing Safer and More Cost-Efficient Care Learn More: http://www.cisco.com/c/m/en_us/ioe/digital-transformation-stories/index.html#/story?storyId=140
  4. 4. Solution: The hospital worked with Cisco to deploy wireless technology designed to improve process, patient experiences and safety with connected devices. To service such a high volume of wireless traffic, Houston Methodist employed Cisco® Wireless Controller and more than 3,000 Cisco Aironet® Access Points. To control and manage both the wired and wireless network, the hospital migrated its infrastructure to the Integrated Cisco Prime™ Infrastructure. Result: They have more efficiently delivered diagnostic images and treatment plans to patients and families have improved wireless user experiences and prolonged battery for client devices. Objective: Houston Methodist sought a way to deliver high- definition video at patient bedsides, in addition to more efficiently managing their growing wireless traffic in the hospital. In today’s healthcare, wireless technology is becoming key to our success in our ability to provide leading medicine. - Darby Dennis, VP of Clinical Informatics and Systems, Houston Methodist Houston Methodist Utilizing Wireless Technology to Improve Process, Patient Experiences and Safety “ ”Learn More: http://www.cisco.com/c/m/en_us/ioe/digital-transformation-stories/index.html#/story?storyId=470
  5. 5. Solution: By connecting IT and Cisco® video technology with clinical information systems, Lee Memorial’s Epic Electronic Health Record system now runs on an agile network, delivering real-time insight on each patient’s condition, history and care protocols. Result: On-call specialists now have remote access to high-resolution video, enabling them to begin emergency care virtually from their home with instant access to a stroke patient’s electronic record and CT scan. Additionally, patients can also access the “My Chart” capability on a laptop, tablet or phone. Objective: With over one million patient contacts each year across multiple hospitals, Lee Memorial wanted to simplify the way patient data is connected to the right people, process and things. Physicians can see the video and the CT scan that was taken 20 minutes ago from their home. It allows us to deliver care anywhere from 10 to 45 minutes before a drug called tPA is administered. That can make the difference between the patient being able to walk out of the hospital and suffering much less desirable outcomes. - Michael W. Smith, Chief Information Officer, Lee Memorial Health System Lee Memorial Health System Harnessing Digital Transformation to Improve Quality of Life for Young Patients “ ”Learn More: http://www.cisco.com/c/m/en_us/ioe/digital-transformation-stories/index.html#/story?storyId=520
  6. 6. Solution: The hospital became the first to enable remote clinical interactions for pediatric care using Cisco TelePresence® technology. They also leveraged a network-enabled patient care system that includes electronic patient records and automated healthcare applications. Result: More than 300 pediatric patients receive care- at-a-distance from pediatric specialists each month; 54% of patients choose to schedule a video consultation to see a doctor sooner, and children’s wait times to see doctors has been reduced from months to weeks. Objective: Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital wanted to address the global shortage of pediatric specialists and allow doctors to remotely collaborate on how to treat children afflicted with rare forms of cancer. The bottom line is that telehealth allows us to provide high-quality, collaborative care that is accessible to our patients in their own communities. What we’ve achieved since the telehealth sessions began is wonderful. - William Kennedy, M.D., Pediatric Urologist, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Expanding Access to Pediatric Care in the San Francisco Bay Area “ ”Learn More: http://www.cisco.com/c/m/en_us/ioe/digital-transformation-stories/index.html#/story?storyId=560
  7. 7. Solution: Built on a Cisco® Unified Wired and Wireless Network, mobility software and location analytics help Miami Children’s monitor and analyze traffic patterns throughout the hospital to improve productivity and convenience for staff and guests alike. Result: Through the development of the proprietary Fit4KidsCare application, Miami’s Children Hospital expanded clinician access to patient information and enriched patient and visitor experiences alike. Objective: Miami Children’s Hospital aimed to maintain its top-ranked position by taking patient care and staff efficiency to the next level through a focus on digitally transforming its operations and processes. The Internet of Everything has become a critical piece of our strategy. We want to be able to integrate people, process, data and things across the board for a lot of different reasons. Without Cisco, none of this would have been possible. - Ed Martinez, SVP and CIO, Miami Children’s Hospital Miami Children’s Hospital Top-Ranked Hospital Takes Care to the Next Level with Digital Transformation “ ”Learn More: http://www.cisco.com/c/m/en_us/ioe/digital-transformation-stories/index.html#/story?storyId=620
  8. 8. Solution: The hospital partnered with Cisco to deploy an infrastructure that features a common platform for patient care and is designed to support patient and business processes, all coordinated through and layered upon a single network. Result: SAH simplified management of its building, people and information, saving money and energy through lighting and climate-control functions in the network, and providing the ability to offer state-of-the-art healthcare with an integrated patient experience. Objective: Serving a population of approximately 115,000, Sault Area Hospital (SAH) aimed to simplify its operations and reduce staff workload, while improving the overall experience for patients and doctors. Everything is connected, right down to the incoming power feeds in the system. All the cooling, heating, and power controls are network-connected, and the team is able to manage that. - Chad Carter, Enterprise Architect, Sault Area Hospital Sault Area Hospital Tapping Digital Technology to Cut Costs and Simplify Management of Buildings, People and Information “ ”Learn More: http://www.cisco.com/c/m/en_us/ioe/digital-transformation-stories/index.html#/story?storyId=730
  9. 9. Solution: They integrated Cisco® machine learning algorithms and predictive analytics with third- party software and equipment. This enabled Cisco’s managed security team to monitor and analyze network based data and security analytics to detect anomalous behavior and manage the hospital’s network operations. Result: Cisco has helped the University’s security team progressively expedite detection and remediation of cyber attacks, creating a safer environment for employees, patients and staff. Objective: University hospital wanted to stay ahead of the digital threat landscape and reduce the amount of work needed to cull through the security incidents detected each day. University Hospital Defending Against Known Intrusions, Zero-Day Attacks and Advanced Security Threats
  10. 10. Solution: They worked with Cisco to combine a wireless controller, camera, and microphone in an avodaq-designed robot so patients can join their classroom lessons virtually from home or the hospital using the highly secure Cisco network. Result: The hospital has enhanced quality of care and life for patients by reducing feelings of isolation and providing the opportunity for daily interaction with remote classmates. Objective: University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf wanted to enrich quality of life for pediatric cancer patients who cannot physically attend school and enjoy normal day activities. We must not forget our true mission...This mission is to create quality of life. - Dr. Christian Gerloff, Vice Medical Director, UKE Hamburg University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf Harnessing Digital Transformation to Improve Quality of Life for Young Patients “ ”Learn More: http://www.cisco.com/c/m/en_us/ioe/digital-transformation-stories/index.html#/story?storyId=20
  11. 11. Solution: Using Cisco® video and remote monitoring equipment, UVA Center for Telehealth now provides virtual medical examinations and services across 40 specialty areas. Result: UVA has expanded its programs to reach patients in Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa and other worldwide destinations, and saved time and travel expenses of up to US $8.9 million. Objective: University of Virginia Center for Telehealth wanted to provide timely access to specialty medical services in remote areas worldwide. We’re going to change our relationship of where we go, so our connections are going to expand from clinics and hospitals to homes, to places of work, to schools. - David Gordon, Director, University of Virginia Office of Telemedicine University of Virginia Center for Telehealth Extending Quality Care Globally to Underserved Areas “ ”Learn More: http://www.cisco.com/c/m/en_us/ioe/digital-transformation-stories/index.html#/story?storyId=860
  12. 12. Solution: VITAS standardized wired and wireless networks on Cisco networking infrastructure and rolled out thousands of mobile devices to its staff. Result: Secure, reliable mobile access is leading to faster coordination of care logistics, immediate access for selecting and generating patient specific consent forms, and new sync methods that transfer critical healthcare data within milliseconds. Objective: VITAS Healthcare was looking to leverage mobile technology to better connect patients, families and caregivers in a secure environment. With Cisco and the Internet of Everything, we are applying their best practices to healthcare and connecting our people and data more intelligently than ever. - Patrick Hale, SVP and CIO, VITAS Healthcare VITAS Healthcare Connecting Caregivers by Delivering High Quality Care for Patients and Their Loved Ones “ ”Learn More: http://www.cisco.com/c/m/en_us/ioe/digital-transformation-stories/index.html#/story?storyId=960
  13. 13. For more information, visit: Healthcare Solutions: http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/solutions/industries/healthcare.html Learn about the $1.4T Digital Value at Stake opportunity in the healthcare industry. Read the report: http://connectedfuturesmag.com/a/S15R12/digital-business-transformation

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