The Future of Collaboration is NOW
In April, Cisco announced the coming together of its Cisco Spark and WebEx platforms into a whole new team-centered solution. This new meetings app, called Webex Teams, is designed for teamwork collaboration — complete with video, online meetings, white-boarding, content sharing and more. It combines the communication features in Cisco Spark with features based on […]
Don’t Be a Live Streaming Disaster Statistic
Many people believe that attending a live online event, such as a company town hall webcast, will offer the same viewing experience as watching a World Cup qualifier soccer match online. However, the reality is that the two experience are extremely different due to the inherent complexity of hosting live video streaming behind a corporate […]
Veterans’ Access to Telemedicine Across State Lines Clears Major Hurdle
As the nation prepares to honor veterans and thank them for their services to the United States this Friday, it is important to laud the VA’s efforts to expand its use of telemedicine services. Last Thursday the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs passed a bill to remove restrictions on the ability of VA providers to […]
What’s Holding Telehealth Back?
Telehealth has made dramatic inroads in recent years. What once was only a futurist dream, is currently an every-day reality. Now that telehealth is within the treatment arsenals of most care providers, patients interact with their doctors and receive quality healthcare with no geographic limits.
Millennials – Here Today, Here to Stay, Working from Away
These days, it’s hard to not talk about Millennials when trying to understand how the workplace is evolving. Everyone has their own idea of what this demographic represents, but the starting point should be based on the numbers. In terms of age, Millennials are generally classified as being born between 1980 and 2000, and according […]
Yorktel’s Inclusion in The Growing Business Handbook 2016
Workplace performance standards are very different today from what they were ten, even five years ago. It is increasingly accepted that an employee’s performance now depends on real-time collaboration, connecting everyone from wherever they are through whatever device they choose. Enterprises that successfully employ the Next Generation Workplace management strategy have embraced this reality by […]
State Telehealth Laws and Reimbursement Policies
Telehealth adoption is accelerating across the United States. According to the American Telemedicine Association, more than half of U.S. hospitals now use some form of telemedicine. One very important factor for its rapid ascension is the emergence of favorable reimbursement policies that ensure healthcare providers are paid for telehealth-enabled patient care. Federal legislation such as […]
Back to School
September, the beginning of a new school year – which for some of us will mean nothing more than the traffic getting worse again or that it’s the start of the countdown to Christmas. For others, who are working parents, it also signals recommencing the daily juggling act of work, home and school commitments. Whilst […]
Why Our Customers Believe Every Meeting Can be on Video
I’ve been with Yorktel for 14 years and as you can imagine, I’ve seen a lot of video technology innovation – though you’d miss the evolution if you blinked! If you could see the changes that we see when our customers enable video into their day-to-day operations, you’d be as enthusiastic as they are about […]
Next Generation Workplace: Addressing Employee Disengagement Head On
Executing the Next Generation Workplace management strategy is a proven stimulant to employee engagement. Enterprises worldwide are adapting to a millennial-driven workforce by creating a flexible corporate culture, collaborative technology ecosystem and agile work environment to attract, retain and engage top talent.
Yorktel’s privilege to honor Veterans and Memorial Day
With Memorial Day around the corner, I want to reflect on our work throughout the year on productions involving or supporting America’s men and women in uniform. There are many within the Yorktel family who have served our country or have family members who have or are currently serving in the armed forces. Stories of […]
How Telehealth Can Make Nurses’ Lives Easier
Reflecting on the recent National Nurses Week, and as the American Nurses Association (ANA) storms Capitol Hill to raise awareness on safe staffing, Yorktel wants to acknowledge the critical importance of nurses on the front lines of healthcare. According to ANA, nurses are all too often required to work long hours under stressful conditions, which […]