Posts Categorized: Healthcare

Extending the Reach of Healthcare with Lifesize Video Conferencing

The Texas Back Institute is one of the largest freestanding spine centers in the world with more than 200 employees and over a dozen clinics throughout the greater Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, area. To help extend their care to patients unable to travel, physicians have started offering video consultations. We sat down with Jared Bares, IT… Continue ReadingCloud, Customer/Case Study, Healthcare, Lifesize

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Six Common Office Illnesses and Their Contagious Periods

We put our resident healthcare expert—okay, it was our intern—on the case to gather these stats on the most common office illnesses and their contagious periods. Plaster this poster in every break room and spread the awareness—not the virus. Related Posts Need some help stating your case? Just fill in the blanks and forward your… Continue ReadingFlu Season, Healthcare, People, Trends

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Crafting a work-from-home email for your boss or team

Many organizations are flexible when it comes to working from home when you’re feeling sick. The last thing the company wants is an outbreak of influenza taking out the entire sales staff. So when you feel that tickle in the back of your throat and your temperature starts to register triple digits in degrees Fahrenheit,… Continue ReadingFlu Season, Healthcare, People, Trends

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Video conferencing connects patients struggling with mobility

With the ability to affordably and easily connect patients and providers across thousands of miles, video conferencing is drastically improving the lives of people whose ability to seek care is restricted either by their location or the complexity of their conditions. We recently spoke to Dr. Allen Prettyman, director at the Nurse Managed Health Center… Continue ReadingBest Practices, Cloud, Customer/Case Study, Healthcare, Lifesize

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Diary of an Injury: How I was able to stay connected with a herniated disk

A little over two years ago, I experienced a life-altering change in my health.  I was working at home late one night when I got up to get a glass of water.  As soon as I stood up, a flash of pain shot down one of my legs, causing a horrifically painful cramp in my… Continue ReadingCloud, Customer/Case Study, Healthcare, Lifesize, People

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