Healthcare Network Uses Online Meetings to Connect Providers

Date Added: May 2010
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NEMICS wants to increase knowledge-sharing among multidisciplinary cancer care teams, leverage existing video conferencing technology and share and view radiology and pathology images online. NEMICS chose cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented Cisco WebEx technology where web conferencing lets medical workers in rural areas participate in multidisciplinary team meetings, geographically dispersed clinicians are now able to share and view diagnostic images over the web. The results of deploying Cisco WebEx were increase in interaction among multidisciplinary cancer care teams in rural and metro areas, provided opportunity for regional cancer patients to have their case discussed in a multidisciplinary meeting with all recommended participants.