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Case Study: Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board (ABMU)

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Automating operations improves healthcare experience

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.

Summary

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Challenges

  • 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
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Solutions

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Results

  • Automated network operations with secure access
  • Fast and effective emergency responses
  • Improved and efficient in home care support
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What they’re saying

"Digitization is how we’ll continue to improve our clinical services. The network is now an integrated part of the business, automatically adjusting to the organization’s needs dynamically."

Hamish Laing, Executive Medical Director and CIO, ABMU Health Board
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Who is ABMU?

Industry: Healthcare
Location: Wales, United Kingdom
Company Size: 1,600 employees