Kate Barney brings more than 30 years of experience and leadership in the healthcare industry as Cisco's Global Healthcare Marketing Manager. In this role, Kate is responsible for driving global market strategies for Cisco Healthcare solutions. Kate holds a special interest in identifying the value, clinical and operational relevance of integrating technology and process into the care delivery mode. Prior to Cisco, she was the director of clinical consulting at Picis, a global provider of information solutions for the high acuity areas of the hospital. Kate's nursing experience includes staff and management positions in the perioperative suite and critical care nursing.