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City of Seattle’s IT Professional lends a helping hand at the Seattle/King County Vision Clinic

Seattle Channel’s interview with Stephen Burke, Seattle IT Professional, City of Seattle | Seattle Center

Seattle/King County Clinic Returns with a Vision Clinic

October 20-23

The Seattle/King County Clinic is a free health clinic held at Seattle Center. Led by Seattle Center and Seattle Center Foundation, Seattle/King County Clinic brings together healthcare organizations, civic agencies, nonprofits and private businesses to transform Seattle Center facilities into a vision care operation.

Seattle/King County Clinic is open to everyone, and it is not restricted to residents of Seattle or King County – however, tickets are limited, and participants are admitted for service on a first come, first served basis.

Learn more about Seattle/King County Clinic at or by calling 206-684-7200.

Video Transcript

0:00 ♪♪

0:02 Vision checkout should have two.

0:04 My name is Stephen Burke of

0:06 Seattle IT (Information Technology).

0:08 The clinic directors and everything they know

0:10 exactly how critical IT is to the clinic.

0:13 It won’t run without the IT.

0:15 There’s 19 laptops, five desktops.

0:18 I have no idea how much cabling.

0:20 Cisco provides us some access points.

0:24 There’s a online cloud based registration system.

0:27 Critical information for keeping the clinic running.

0:29 And then it’s also used internally in the clinic

0:32 to track

0:33 patient flow, keep track of the number of patients

0:35 per day,

0:36 and make sure people get

0:38 through the steps in the clinic to correctly.

0:40 I’ve been doing this for 30 plus years.

0:42 I tell people this is the

0:44 most important part of my job,

0:47 the clinic, and it’s the most enjoyable too.

0:50 So I normally do desktop support, but clinic,

0:54 that’s the part that I enjoy and feel most

0:57 satisfied with.

About Clinic Partners

Several community organizations collaborate to produce Seattle/King County Clinic and contribute needed resources and expertise, including:

141 Eyewear | Amazon | AMN Healthcare | Auston James Photography | Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | DCG ONE | Essilor Vision Foundation | Europa Eyewear | Grand Lodge of Washington | Grousemont Foundation | Heidelberg Engineering | HOPE Animal-Assisted Crisis Response | Jorgenson-Peninsula Optical Supply | Kaiser Permanente | Mediterranean Inn | Microsoft | Mid-Gulf Instruments | National Association of Social Workers – Washington Chapter | The Norcliffe Foundation | Opticians Association of Washington | Optometric Physicians of Washington | OVVO Optics | Pacific Office Automation | Project Access Northwest | Public Health – Seattle & King County | Seattle Center | Seattle Center Foundation | Seattle Housing Authority | Seattle Information Technology | Seattle Office of Immigrant & Refugee Affairs | Seattle Police Department | SPARK | Swedish | Underwood Gartland Development | Virginia Mason Franciscan Health | Vitalogy Foundation | VOSH Northwest | Washington Academy of Eye Physicians & Surgeons | Washington Eye Foundation | Washington Healthcare Access Alliance | Washington State Department of Health | Zeiss