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Advocate Health Care

Advocate Health Care
Industry: Healthcare
Country: United States
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Advocate Health Care serves the health needs of individuals, families and communities. Advocate has one of the largest home health companies in the state. It is one of Chicagoland’s largest employers with more than 35,000 associates, including 6,300 affiliated physicians and nearly 10,000 nurses. It offers more than 250 sites of care, with 12 acute-care hospitals, including a children’s hospital with two campuses. Dicover how with 30% - 40% CAPEX saving, Advocate Health Care improves patients care.




Challenges

  • Need for highly available wired and wireless networks to meet the needs of an increasingly digital hospital with increasing numbers of connected devices
  • Continued pressure on cost as public and private insurance companies look to save money
  • Ensuring clinical employee satisfaction and patient safety

Products


Solutions


Benefits

  • Local area networking using a combination of chassis and virtual chassis products to provide exceptional availability and capacity
  • Ubiquitous wireless that can provide the capacity and coverage required by the growing number of wireless clinical and non-clinical devices
  • Single, massively scalable open voice platform that serves every need: digital, IP, analog and wireless users, in some cases integrated with nurse call

"Advocate Health Care will definitely consider Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise for inclusion in future projects because of the proven track record of reliability."

— Gary Horn, Vice President