Improving Availability in a Digital Hospital: Balancing High Levels of Availability and Efficiency
Electronic medical records (EMR) and digital imaging are revolutioninzing healthcare, but their continuous operation is critical. To ensure paitent data is always available at the point of care, the hostital's network closet IT infrastructure - power, cooling and monitoring - must be properly designed.
This paper, with embedded links and videos, will highlight the most essential points IT and facility managers need to know when evaluating the benefits and costs associated with powering and cooling their hospital's network closets. Topics highlighted include:
- IT infrastructure upgrades
- Strategies for power
- Strategies for cooling
- Critical questions to ask