Healthcare Organizations Share Data and Meet Online
Healthcare organizations are using WebEx WebOffice for secure collaboration and communication, from sharing patient data and medical imaging to conducting real-time web meetings with colleagues around the world. WebEx has interviewed many of its customers in the healthcare industry and has compiled a sampling of case studies and best practices using WebEx WebOffice.
Emergency Medicine Consultants, Fort Worth, Texas
Emergency Medicine Consultants, Ltd., is a physicians group of 100 Emergency Medicine (ER) specialists that provides coverage for 13 hospital emergency rooms in the Dallas – Fort Worth, Texas area. The firm saves time and money by using WebEx WebOffice as a communications hub for scheduling ER coverage.
“We’ve saved time and money, because of WebEx WebOffice. We have not had to add more administrative staff as we’ve grown."
- Dr. Luis Saldana, Communications Director for Emergency Medicine Consultants.
Professional Growth Systems, Inc., Anchorage, Alaska
Professional Growth Systems, Inc. is a management consulting firm whose clientele include many healthcare organizations. It used WebEx WebOffice to coordinate the work of the Yukon Kuskokwim Heath Corporation (YKHC), the University of Alaska and TAMSCO, a technology firm based in Calverton, MD - in setting up the Alaska Medical Informatics Project.
"The Alaska Medical Informatics Project was such a large project that we needed to coordinate folks throughout Alaska, as well as people in the lower 48 states. WebEx WebOffice served us well."
- D. Douglas Johnson, Vice President.
Project HEALTH, Boston, Massachusetts
Project HEALTH is a nationwide volunteer organization providing nutrition programs and health services advocacy for low-income families. It uses WebEx WebOffice to improve productivity in its Boston, New York, Providence, R.I. and Washington D.C. offices.
"WebEx WebOffice makes a big economic difference for us. When you rely on donated funds, you have to run a very streamlined organization… Altogether, WebOffice is making it easier to be more efficient."
- Lisa Schorr, Executive Director, Project HEALTH.
Stroke Care Management Program at Holy Cross Hospital, Silver Spring, Maryland
The Stroke Care Management Program at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Maryland standardizes care for stroke care patients. It uses WebEx WebOffice as a knowledge management and communications hub to facilitate collaboration among stroke care colleagues at the hospital and academic affiliates.
"WebEx WebOffice offers great potential for allowing members of a specific disease program that crosses two or more organizations to work collaboratively."
- Dr. Andrew Barbash, Director, The Stroke Care Management Program, Holy Cross Hospital.
- Medical Group Practice Scheduling Hub
Schedule personnel in your hospital or medical group practice.
- Knowledge Management
Set up a secure online workspace to share ideas and meet online.
- Remote Diagnoses/Consultations
Share medical imagery and data with professional colleagues in real time.
- Online Discussions
Hold online discussions with geographically dispersed colleagues.
- Manage/Share Patient Records
Post patient history and pinpoint information in seconds.
- Meetings/Events Calendar
Schedule meetings and check for conflicts.
- Medical Reference Library
Create and maintain a reference library for medical literature.
- Manage Medical Research Projects
Track and manage research and medical projects.
- Hospital Employee Database
Maintain medical personnel contact information in online directories.
- Online Hospital Bulletin Board
Post hospital or group practice news to an online bulletin board.
- Donors Database
Keep track of financial donors.