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Inspira Health Network

Inspira Health Network
Industry: Healthcare
Country: United States
Download: Inspira Health Network Success Story

Inspira Health Network operates over 60 clinical access points (hospitals, clinics, labs) throughout southern New Jersey. They now operate a network of over 700 beds, employing 2000 nurses and more than 80 doctors. Inspira Health Network is the region's leading network of healthcare providers, delivering the full continuum of primary, acute, and advanced care services. Inspira Health Network transformed the healthcare experience with a new converged campus solution by increasing staff productivity and patient satisfaction.




Challenges

  • Growing network of facilities, including merger with major hospital
  • Federal mandates for use of electronic medical records and increasing patient satisfaction
  • Making clinical staff more effective for cost control as well as making their jobs easier

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Solutions


Benefits

  • Unified access solution permits “single pane of glass” management of wired / wireless network, increasing IT efficiency
  • Quiet hospital leads to improved patient satisfaction, avoiding federal financial penalties
  • Meaningful use of EHR facilitated by “always-on” network provides federal grant money
  • WLAN phones integrated with nurse call increases nurse productivity and supports objective of “quiet hospital”, increasing patient satisfaction
  • Doctors benefit from a network that is “invisible”, permitting access to clinical applications wherever needed: at a desk, in the hall, or at home
  • Resilient ring topology for the MAN Virtual chassis technology for a small-footprint yet high capacity network core
  • Pervasive wireless for high performing applications

"One of our main goals is to have the best wireless network possible, so that whenever we do purchase new technologies, networking and interfacing isn’t something we have to worry about."

— Francois Bodhuin, Technology Director