Infrastructure support for Clinical Information Systems

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Executive Summary: For the past 5 years, Adventist Health has been implementing a clinical information system, titled Project IntelliCare, throughout its 19 hospitals. To successfully do this, a commitment was made to ensure continuous availability of vital patient health information to the local hospitals. This commitment required a centralized data center with sufficient capacity and a backup data center to be used in case of technical software or natural disaster where interruptions could occur. The DOE grant provided financial assistance to purchase equipment to increase the capacity of an existing data center, along with purchase of more sophisticated software for ... continued below

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McGovern, Greg, A. June 15, 2007.

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Executive Summary: For the past 5 years, Adventist Health has been implementing a clinical information system, titled Project IntelliCare, throughout its 19 hospitals. To successfully do this, a commitment was made to ensure continuous availability of vital patient health information to the local hospitals. This commitment required a centralized data center with sufficient capacity and a backup data center to be used in case of technical software or natural disaster where interruptions could occur. The DOE grant provided financial assistance to purchase equipment to increase the capacity of an existing data center, along with purchase of more sophisticated software for the data center thus providing a reduction in time that information is unavailable to the local hospitals when hardware or software problems occur. Relative to public good, this translates into increased safety and convenience for the patients we serve because their electronic medical records are current and available a higher percentage of the time.

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  • Report No.: DOE/CH/11184-1
  • Grant Number: FG02-04CH11184
  • DOI: 10.2172/908749 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 908749
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc885910

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  • June 15, 2007

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McGovern, Greg, A. Infrastructure support for Clinical Information Systems, report, June 15, 2007; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc885910/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.