IBM's Dr. Richard Bakalar to Present Data Storage Technologies Dramatically Shaping How Health Care Organizations Manage and Access Health Information
BOCA RATON, Fla., March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS) announced today that Dr. Richard Bakalar, chief medical officer, IBM, will present at the Agilysys health care webinar on Thursday, March 20, 2008 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
Storage Without Limits: Unified Storage Strategy for Greater Availability and Utilization will provide an overview of medical storage issues and enterprise business requirements facing the health care industry today. The webinar will also demonstrate the IBM Grid Medical Archiving Solution (GMAS) to manage archived patient files and medical images.
"As health care organizations move from department to enterprise-focused storage infrastructures, interoperability and compliance issues are presenting new and unique storage management challenges for the health care industry," said Dr. Richard Bakalar, chief medical officer, IBM. "IBM is leading the way in helping hospitals and clinics implement cost-effective data storage solutions like GMAS that maintain the data integrity, clinical performance and mission-critical reliability needed in the medical profession."
"As the health care industry continues to demand additional storage for patient records and medical images, management of these images becomes critical to our health care customers," said Pete Coleman, executive vice president, Agilysys. "The entire health care industry stands to benefit from the information Dr. Bakalar will share and we are excited for the opportunity to host him at this webinar."
Agilysys is a leading provider of innovative IT solutions to corporate and public-sector customers, with special expertise in select markets, including retail and hospitality. The company uses technology -- including hardware, software and services -- to help customers resolve their most complicated IT needs. The company possesses expertise in enterprise architecture and high availability, infrastructure optimization, storage and resource management, identity management and business continuity; and provides industry-specific software, services and expertise to the retail and hospitality markets. Headquartered in Boca Raton, Fla., Agilysys operates extensively throughout North America, with additional sales offices in the United Kingdom and China.
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