Category Archives: Healthcare

Continued Customer Success: SOCAN and Takla Landing, British Columbia

Back in November, I shared some interesting case studies on customers who have benefitted from using Cisco technology. This year we have even more projects in the works, and plenty more stories to share, so I wanted to highlight two … Continue reading

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Changing the CIO Mindset

Recently, IT World Canada published a special edition of CanadianCIO Magazine featuring an eye-opening CIO Census Report conducted by the publication in partnership with the CIO Association of Canada. Among the most interesting findings: – On average, IT invests approximately … Continue reading

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Enabling Digitization in Canadian Healthcare through Secure Infrastructures

As we continue to see advances in global technology, it’s important to consider how technology will impact the healthcare industry in Canada. What changes will healthcare organizations in Canada need to make in order to embrace the technology surge that … Continue reading

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How a transformational pilot changed how healthcare is delivered in remote British Columbia

As we in British Columbia (BC) celebrated the official transfer and ‘birth’ of the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) on October 1, 2013, I thought it timely to share the transformational story of Dr. John Pawlovich and Takla Landing.  But … Continue reading

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Cisco Canada and the University of Alberta join forces to drive innovation in health-care research

You must be thinking “Another one!?” Yes, indeed. We’re back at it again. This week, Cisco Canada and the University of Alberta announced a Cisco Research Chair in Healthcare Solutions, focused on advancing technologies and strategies that support health care. … Continue reading

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An entirely new approach to infrastructure: Cisco Live Orlando

Last month at Cisco Live in Orlando we introduced our vision for an entirely new networking architecture. One aimed at transforming data centers and better supporting cloud computing, mobility and new applications that require distributed computing. We call it application … Continue reading

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CareConnectHere: Helping transform healthcare delivery in Canada

Imagine mobile healthcare services being delivered to your place of work, even though you work in a rural or remote part of Canada – a farm even. Imagine those services having advanced technological capability, where you can speak with a … Continue reading

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Nurses, technology, and the changing face of healthcare

Recently, I had the honour of speaking at the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association’s annual general conference – what a thrill! It was an opportunity to speak to nurses about how technology can help change the face of healthcare, and the … Continue reading

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What drew an experienced Registered Nurse to work at Cisco?

I’d like to introduce myself. My name is Shanti Gidwani, and I am a Registered Nurse. I’ve had amazing experiences in my career, working with patients as young as three days old, new mothers, teenagers, young adults, geriatric patients and … Continue reading

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