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Case Study: Halton Healthcare

Newborn being held by mother and nurse in a Halton network hospital while father looks on

Scalable foundation for smart hospitals

Halton Healthcare is a multifacility community healthcare organization that continually explores new technologies to better serve its patients. When the organization expanded, it turned to Cisco to upgrade its existing infrastructure with a unified, strategic approach that can reliably and securely support today’s hospitals and can scale to support the hospitals of tomorrow as well.

Summary

Room management monitor at a Halton Healthcare hospital

Challenges

  • A need to standardize operations into an IP based platform
  • Ability to scale up technology over time as the hospital system expanded
  • Intelligent, secure, and manageable system
Newborn wearing security monitor

Results

  • Extended real-time communications across two new large healthcare facilities to enhance healthcare delivery and patient outcomes
  • Deployed a new network to provide a reliable foundation for patient and caregiver services that’s always on and always available
  • Safeguarded patient information with end-to-end, in-depth security to maintain compliance and minimize risk
  • Enabled more intelligent, responsive monitoring to maintain consistent standards and ensure a superior patient experience
Technician and physician review scans on computer screen

What they’re saying

"With Cisco, we can continually grow into our solution, and have the capacity to support future workloads, improve integration and automation, and support an always-on environment."

Sandy Saggar, Chief Information Officer, Halton Healthcare
Hospital building in the Halton Healthcare network

Who is Halton Healthcare?

Industry: Healthcare
Location: Ontario, Canada (Oakville, Milton, Georgetown)
Company size: 500+ beds