Better together: Streamlining workflows

In a constantly evolving threatscape, the best defense starts with integrated security.

When patients enter your hospital, their first touchpoints are the interactions with your healthcare professionals. The communication and workflows among your care teams can make a real difference in your patients’ experiences and outcomes.

Technology should help staff provide care, not create barriers. From preventive to specialized care, these solutions help clinicians communicate and stay connected, boosting effectiveness and efficiency and improving care-team coordination and collaboration.

I don’t want to wait a long time to see my doctor.

I don’t want to wait a long time to see
my doctor.

I don’t want to wait a long time to see
my doctor.

I don't want to wait a long time to see my doctor or get my test results.

I don’t want to wait a long time to see
my doctor.

vRAD, a leading radiology practice and teleradiology company, uses Cisco technology to allow remote care team members to coordinate patient diagnoses more effectively.

Instituto Zaldivar of Buenos Aires, Argentina,
works to improve its patients’ quality of life
through a unique ophthalmological service.

GOALS

  • Allow diverse and remote care team members to coordinate diagnoses more effectively

  • Enable patients to communicate with experts, privately and in real time

See the solution

vRAD

SOLUTIONS

  • Establish secure, real-time video communications to reduce time to diagnosis with Cisco TelePresence and Cisco Webex for collaboration and Cisco ISE and Stealthwatch for security

  • Deploy secure and reliable network infrastructure to enable high-definition (HD) image sharing with Cisco Catalyst, Nexus Switches, Aironet Access Points, and UCS Servers

  • Improve operational efficiency with automated Cisco Unified Contact Center capabilities

  • Ease of deployment with Cisco SmartNet Total Care support service and Cisco Capital Financing

OUTCOMES

  • Quicker diagnoses eliminate unnecessary patient anxiety

  • Hospitals have affordable access to eminent specialists

  • Efficient operational processes are more accessible with speedier appointments


I don’t want to wait a long time to see my doctor.

I don’t want to wait a long time to see
my doctor.

I don't want to wait a long time to see my doctor or get my test results.

I don’t want to wait a long time to see my doctor.

I don’t want to wait a long time to see
my doctor.

Instituto Zaldivar of Buenos Aires, Argentina, works to improve its patients’ quality of life through a unique ophthalmological service.

vRAD, a leading radiology practice and teleradiology company, uses Cisco technology to allow remote care team members to coordinate patient diagnoses more effectively.

GOALS

  • Allow diverse and remote care team members to coordinate diagnoses more effectively

  • Enable patients to communicate with experts, privately and in real time

See the solution

vRAD

SOLUTIONS


OUTCOMES

  • Quicker diagnoses eliminate unnecessary patient anxiety

  • Hospitals have affordable access to eminent specialists

  • Efficient operational processes are more accessible with speedier appointments


I need to be efficient with my time so
I can serve more patients.

I need to be efficient with my time so I can serve more patients.

Florida Hospital Celebration Health delivers highly
efficient, patient-focused, cost-effective care
that improves health and wellness.

I need to be efficient with my time so I can serve more patients.

The Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University (ABMU) Health Board envisioned unburdening doctors and nurses of paperwork, while making clinicians more mobile for better care in hospitals and the community. Caring for around 500,000 people in southwest Wales as well as providing a national burn center covering southern Wales and southwest England, ABMU uses Cisco solutions as the foundation of a progressive IT strategy.

GOALS

  • Unburden doctors and nurses from filling out forms, writing notes, and administration

  • Make clinicians more mobile for better care at the bedside and in the community

Goals

  • Optimize nursing travel patterns and time with patients

  • Increase staff satisfaction and reduce turnover

  • Improve efficiency of rounding practices

See the solution

ABMU

SOLUTIONS

  • Evolving IT operations with Cisco Digital Network Architecture, and improving workforce, patient, and visitor experience with Cisco wireless and switching

  • Reducing risk from cyberthreats with integrated Cisco Security, with simplification from Cisco Prime low-touch IT management

  • Collaborating effectively over Cisco Unified Communications and Cisco Jabber technology, virtualized on Cisco UCS servers


OUTCOMES

  • Automated network operations with secure access

  • Fast and effective emergency responses

  • Improved and efficient in home care support


I need to be efficient with my time so I can serve more patients.

I need to be efficient with my time
so I can serve more patients.

I need to be efficient with my time so I can serve more patients.

The Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University (ABMU) Health Board envisioned unburdening doctors and nurses of paperwork, while making clinicians more mobile for better care in hospitals and the community. Caring for around 500,000 people in southwest Wales as well as providing a national burn center covering southern Wales and southwest England, ABMU uses Cisco solutions as the foundation of a progressive IT strategy.

The Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University (ABMU) Health Board envisioned unburdening doctors and nurses of paperwork, while making clinicians more mobile for better care in hospitals and the community. Caring for around 500,000 people in southwest Wales as well as providing a national burn center covering southern Wales and southwest England, ABMU uses Cisco solutions as the foundation of a progressive IT strategy.

I need to be efficient with my time so I can serve more patients.

The Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University (ABMU) Health Board envisioned unburdening doctors and nurses of paperwork, while making clinicians more mobile for better care in hospitals and the community. Caring for around 500,000 people in southwest Wales as well as providing a national burn center covering southern Wales and southwest England, ABMU uses Cisco solutions as the foundation of a progressive IT strategy.

Goals

  • Optimize nursing travel patterns and time with patients

  • Increase staff satisfaction and reduce turnover

  • Improve efficiency of rounding practices

GOALS

  • Unburden doctors and nurses from filling out forms, writing notes, and administration

  • Make clinicians more mobile for better care at the bedside and in the community

GOALS

  • Unburden doctors and nurses from filling out forms, writing notes, and administration

  • Make clinicians more mobile for better care at the bedside and in the community

See the solution

See the solution

See the solution

ABMU

SOLUTIONS


OUTCOMES

  • Automated network operations with secure access

  • Fast and effective emergency responses

  • Improved and efficient in home care support


I don’t want to wait a long time to see my doctor.

I don’t want to wait a long time to see
my doctor.

Our network needs to securely manage
our devices and those of our staff.

Our network needs to securely manage our devices and those of our staff. 

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) provides pediatric health care and helps patients more than 528,000 times a year in settings designed just for their needs. As one for the first hospitals in the world to try intent-based networking, this smarter way of working will let the network do the tough job of setting up new machines on its own – reducing the workload of IT staff. Profiling devices and ensuring they are secure is top of mind.

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) provides pediatric health care and helps patients more than 528,000 times a year in settings designed just for their needs. As one for the first hospitals in the world to try intent-based networking, this smarter way of working will let the network do the tough job of setting up new machines on its own – reducing the workload of IT staff. Profiling devices and ensuring they are secure is top of mind.

GOALS

  • Configuring growing number of connected medical devices

  • Profile and secure connected devices

See the solution

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

SOLUTIONS

  • Intelligently identifying devices as they are brought on to the network and determining which security profile it should have with DNA Center and SD-Access

  • End-to-end Cisco solution recommendations for hospital’s executives by working with Cisco Advanced Services


OUTCOMES

  • Quickly and effectively define policies, which has cut out manual effort to analyze devices and determine where they go

  • Ability to adapt and keep up with explosion of new devices


I don’t want to wait a long time to see my doctor.

I don’t want to wait a long time to see
my doctor.

Our network needs to securely manage
our devices and those of our staff.

Our network needs to securely manage our devices and those of our staff. 

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) provides pediatric health care and helps patients more than 528,000 times a year in settings designed just for their needs. As one for the first hospitals in the world to try intent-based networking, this smarter way of working will let the network do the tough job of setting up new machines on its own – reducing the workload of IT staff. Profiling devices and ensuring they are secure is top of mind.

Miami Children’s Hospital has more than 650
attending physicians, more than 130 pediatric
subspecialists, and nearly 300 beds. 

GOALS

  • Configuring growing number of connected medical devices

  • Profile and secure connected devices

See the solution

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

SOLUTIONS

  • Intelligently identifying devices as they are brought on to the network and determining which security profile it should have with DNA Center and SD-Access

  • End-to-end Cisco solution recommendations for hospital’s executives by working with Cisco Advanced Services


OUTCOMES

  • Quickly and effectively define policies, which has cut out manual effort to analyze devices and determine where they go

  • Ability to adapt and keep up with explosion of new devices


Clinical workflows affect every aspect of care:

Exam-room and operating-room turnaround

Medical device location and management

Information access and sharing

"Children’s Hospital really wants to ensure that we move the needle on technology. This isn’t early adoption. This is we finally have solutions that will meet our needs.” Troy Veilleux, CTO, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles


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