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UPMC Invests in Intelligent Infrastructure with IBM to Support Vision of Personalized Medicine
Date:9/5/2012

nformation technology infrastructure supports UPMC's industry-leading electronic medical records system in which patient information — including tests, radiology images, allergies and medication lists — is always available to the medical team. A private cloud system also supports all mission-critical applications for UPMC, recently ranked 10th in the nation among "America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report.

"UPMC has pioneered a new model for ensuring its information technology keeps pace with the challenging demands of healthcare," said Dan Pelino, general manager, IBM Healthcare and Life Sciences. "With a focus on flexibility to meet the constantly changing demands of this progressive integrated healthcare delivery and financing system, UPMC's technology infrastructure plays an important role in delivering the highest quality of care, safety and efficiency."

IBM Global Technology Services will provide support and services over the term of the contract. UPMC's virtualized infrastructure is built on IBM BladeCenter and Power System servers, and IBM XIV storage systems

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