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The Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG) Global Healthcare Practice experts combine deep industry experience with innovative solutions and strategies to demonstrate to healthcare organizations in both the private and public sector "what is possible" using information and communications technology. In this way, we help them pave the way for increased collaboration, streamlined operations, and new healthcare delivery models.
The Health of Nations: Perspectives from Global Leaders Reveal Untapped Opportunity
Cisco® IBSG and Princeton Survey Research Associates International surveyed more than 100 senior leaders from 16 nations.
Drugs Plus: The New Pharma Business Model
Three forces—scientific breakthroughs, engineering advances, and socioeconomic developments—are necessitating change and creating opportunities for the pharmaceutical industry to develop richer and more valuable offerings where drugs will be only one component of a more comprehensive offering, tightly integrated with combinations of diagnostics, medical devices, services, and applications that address patientsí needs.
Making Tomorrow's Healthcare Systems Fit for an Aging Society
Addresses a wider debate around the convergence of health and social care organizations to become more patient-centric in supporting our aging societies.
Preserving the Efficacy and Pricing Power of Pharmaceuticals
Pharma companies collaborate with technology, medical device and content development companies to create solutions and supporting technology infrastructures.
How to Make e-Health Successful: A Microeconomic Perspective
Despite potential benefits for the healthcare system, not all of the large national e-health programs are widely embraced. Explore why certain e-health projects lack acceptance, along with the factors that characterize successful projects.
Healthcare Expert Network
An innovative approach to finding the best resource at the point of care.
Care Without Walls: The Next Evolution of Healthcare
Itís time to break down the walls—both real and virtual—that prevent us from delivering the best care for our patients and the best value for our healthcare investment.
The High Cost of Nurses' Communication Challenges
Identifies the impact of communication challenges facing nurses, revealing that easier, more effective communications and collaboration can positively impact health system performance.
Scottish Centre for Telehealth NHS Scotland
Telemedicine pilot promises step change in healthcare delivery to rural and urban areas
European Commission - Engagement
In collaboration with the European Health Management Association, the University of Namur, and Basil Strategies, Cisco IBSG undertook an in-depth study of the European legal framework for e-health.
Baltic eHealth Project
Secure healthcare network linking 200 hospitals and 6,000 practitioners in the Baltic Sea region. This pioneering project successfully developed a functional transnational exchange that could serve as a model for future healthcare delivery.
National Health Service - NKS
As the scale and complexity of clinical knowledge expands, it must be organized in a form healthcare workers can use to the full benefit of patients. With help from Cisco IBSG, the NHS has launched a National Knowledge Service to coordinate and deploy its knowledge resources.
The Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG) Global Healthcare Practice experts combine innovative proof-of-concept trials with deep industry experience to help healthcare organizations in business and government reshape industry best practices across the value chain. Our areas of focus are:
Global Health Leaders' Survey
Revolution in Healthcare
Telehealth Rated Top Medical Innovation
Healthcare Technology Online:
Telehealth's Untapped Potential
Healthcare IT News:
Cisco survey finds global support for telehealth
Maryland Family Doctor:
An Information Technology Prescription to Improve Patient Satisfaction
Hospitals and Health Networks:
Monitoring the Home Health Monitors
Home Monitoring Needs Standards, Financial Incentives