Posts Categorized: Industry

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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The Importance of Interoperability

Imagine if your iPhone® could only communicate with other iPhones and all of your friends, family members and colleagues with Android™ phones were totally unreachable without your having to purchase an additional (expensive) product to talk to them. In today’s world, that type of scenario for mobile calling is unimaginable. Unfortunately, the video communications world… Continue ReadingCloud, Features, Industry, Lifesize, Mobility, Partners, People, Products, Technology, Trends, Unified Communications

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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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Competitive Edge: Blue Jeans and the “Meet Me” Model

I’ve been reading a lot of articles and blogs about hosted alternatives to traditional on-premises video conferencing. Some solutions take a “meet-me” approach, like Blue Jeans, and while it’s clear that cloud alternatives to video conferencing are emerging as the preferred implementation, I find myself wondering, How much real innovation is going on here? Scheduling a… Continue ReadingAmplify, Cloud, Features, Industry, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, People, Products, Technology, Trends

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