Vital Signs of a Healthcare System



To deliver life-saving work in increasingly distributed locations, today’s healthcare systems rely upon a complex network of applications that work together to ensure building systems, healthcare data, and medical equipment availability. Even a moment’s interruption to a critical application can compromise the delivery of care, undermine the patient experience, and even mean the difference between life or death.

Achieve Continuity For Life

To protect the data and systems upon which patients and providers rely, you need robust physical and IT infrastructure. To determine just how healthy that infrastructure is, and where it may require some extra attention or care, start with checking the vital signs of your critical systems— indicators such as connectivity, efficiency, reliability, scalability, and compliance. Keeping your infrastructure strong in each of these areas is the key to ensuring the ongoing delivery of high-quality care.

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Your Healthcare IT Network’s Critical Systems

  1. 2016 Study on Data Center Outages
  2. International Data Corporation (IDC) report
  3. Understanding the Cost of Data Center Downtime: An Analysis of the Financial Impact on Infrastructure Vulnerability
  4. Energy Star®
  5. Energy Star median BTU per hospital square foot is 467, median square foot is 326,000, number of hospitals 5,500