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7 Ways to Manage Rapid Patient Data Growth
The clinical data caregivers rely on for patient diagnosis and treatment is growing more rapidly than ever. However, many hospitals, clinics and other healthcare facilities lack the IT infrastructure to support it.
The push from Washington is on, however, to make electronic medical records a mainstay of the U.S. healthcare system is a major factor behind the patient data growth. The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act stipulates that all patient records – including historical data – need to be in electronic format by 2014. Meeting that deadline will be difficult for many organizations.
This white paper discusses seven ways healthcare IT teams can use Dell Compellent Fluid Data storage to drive efficiency, ensure high availability and protection, and readily adapt to constant change.