Accelerated by the current global health situation, telehealth is taking hold as the new model for medical care. Doctors can talk to patients about symptoms as well as analyze medical images and information from anywhere. Patients can access doctors with more ease and comfort from their own homes. With this digital healthcare transformation, large data files need to be stored, moved, and streamed to allow information to be accessed from locations other than doctor’s offices or hospitals. This requires networks and cloud infrastructure to evolve to keep pace with the trends of the industry.
In The Ciena Insights Podcast, Ciena’s Loudon Blair speaks with Unitas Global’s Mary Stanhope about the how the shifts occurring in healthcare, like telemedicine, are driving changes in network and cloud infrastructures.