Navigation Links
eClinicalWorks Utilizes EMC to Manage Business Expansion and Reduce Costs
Date:9/14/2009

HOPKINTON, Mass., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced that eClinicalWorks, a market leader in ambulatory clinical systems with more than 25,000 healthcare provider customers, has consolidated and enhanced security of its IT infrastructure using EMC, RSA and VMware solutions. As a result, eClinicalWorks has successfully managed rapid business growth, dramatically lowered operational costs and increased the availability and reliability of its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) EMR solution.

Matt Lewis, eClinicalWorks' general manager of information systems and Software as a Service (SaaS), said, "The EMR has become the number one technology best practice to help healthcare providers deliver better patient care and increase efficiency. The increasing demand for EMRs has caused our business to grow by approximately 460 percent over the last three years. We anticipate our growth to continue at a fast rate into at least the next year."

As part of its information infrastructure, eClinicalWorks relies on EMC CLARiiON(R) to store patient data for hospitals and medical practices hosting their EMR applications at eClinicalWorks datacenters. Eight datacenters house CLARiiON Storage Area Network (SAN) solutions and serve as production sites and disaster recovery destinations for the other datacenters, where its CLARiiON systems are installed. eClinicalWorks uses EMC MirrorView software and EMC SnapView to support its disaster recovery plan and to enable compliance with HIPAA.

"In two years, we've built eight new datacenters," said Lewis. "However, through consolidation, we've reduced our operational costs by 40 percent, enabling us to absorb a 65 percent increase in power rates over the last three years without having to raise the price of our hosted services."

Based in Westborough, Mass., eClinicalWorks used VMware ESX server to consolidate physical servers as virtual machines, which are stored on the EMC CLARiiON systems.

"With virtualization, we've consolidated our server infrastructure by a factor of 7:1. Not only are we buying fewer servers, but the cost to administer virtual machines is far less than physical servers and we can bring up a new virtual machine in a day. This has enabled us to support a 1,000-server environment with less staff and channel more people into other activities to improve the quality of our offerings."

To help meet the new ARRA HITECH HIPAA security and privacy requirements, eClinicalWorks is deploying the RSA SecurID(R) two-factor authentication system and the RSA enVision(R) security event management platform. These solutions will help to secure access to its data centers and provide collection, alerting and analysis of log data.

"RSA SecurID adds a layer of protection to prevent unauthorized people from gaining access to our infrastructure," said Lewis. "The auditing tools provided through RSA enVision allow us to proactively analyze datacenter logs and correlate events to make sure there's no suspicious activity taking place."

Lewis added, "EMC has been very strategic to us in ensuring our datacenter architectures are able to support our growth and new requirements. We're constantly in discussions with EMC engineers to review our architecture and roadmap and see what technology changes are needed to make sure we're on track to address SLAs, efficiency objectives, security needs and other changes coming down the road."

EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) is the world's leading developer and provider of information infrastructure technology and solutions that enable organizations of all sizes to transform the way they compete and create value from their information. Information about EMC's products and services can be found at www.EMC.com.

EMC, CLARiiON, MirrorView and SnapView are registered trademarks or trademarks of EMC Corporation. VMware is a trademark of VMware, Inc. RSA, enVision and SecurID are registered trademarks or trademarks of RSA Security, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


'/>"/>
SOURCE EMC Corporation
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Childrens Hospital Boston, eClinicalWorks Team to Push Clinical Information Into Patients Personally Controlled Health Records
2. Midbrook Utilizes Copper in Medical Environments
3. Leading Health Plan Utilizes MEDai Solution to Reduce Hospital Admissions and Target Interventions
4. Leading Childrens Hospital Utilizes MEDais Solutions to Deliver Outstanding Care
5. Olympus Managed Health Care Nominated for Prestigious International Award
6. Seasoned Insurance and Managed Care Senior Executive Joins Connextions Inc. Board of Directors
7. American Imaging Management Selected to Deliver Diagnostic Imaging Management Services for ODS Health Plan
8. A Solution for Successful Wound Management: B. Braun Announces Prontosan(R) Availability at Symposium for Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) Fall Event
9. Frost & Sullivan Honours Kemin Health With Global Weight Management Ingredients New Product Innovation Award
10. Instanyl sets new standard in management of breakthrough cancer pain
11. Birner Dental Management Services, Inc. Declares $.17 Quarterly Dividend
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... Apple ... care services, staged a mock evacuation of the facility as part of a disaster ... Fire Department, Echo Hose EMS and Shelton City Emergency Manager, as well as the ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... , ... October 13, 2017 , ... Global Healthcare Management’s ... Alexandria Park in Milford, NJ. This free event, sponsored by Global Healthcare Management’s ... The fun run is geared towards children of all ages; it is a ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... “The Journey: From the ... danger possible to save lost souls in the Philippines. “The Journey: From the Mountains ... a dedicated teacher of the Bible. She has taught all ages and currently teaches ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Planet Fitness, one of the largest and ... plans to open a flagship location in Covington, LA at 401 N. U.S. Highway ... store next to Office Depot in the Holiday Square shopping center. Its location allows ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Asante, a nationally recognized health system in ... existing home health joint venture through an agreement, effective October 1, 2017, to ... home health company with Asante, delivering clinically integrated care, for the past eight ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/10/2017)... -- NDS received FDA 510(k) clearance in May 2017 for its highly ... designed for endoscopy environments. An innovative secondary monitor solution, ZeroWire ... support the improvement of patient outcomes, procedural efficiency, and the lowering ... ... ...
(Date:10/4/2017)... 4, 2017  South Korean-based healthcare product Development Company ... "cprCUBE" on Kickstarter. The device will educate the user ... with better efficiency compared to the dated and pricey ... on efficacy of the compression for a more informed ... goal to raise $5,000. ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... 2017  Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: ... third quarter of 2017 on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. ... day with the investment community and media to further ... call will begin at 9 a.m. Eastern time. Investors, ... webcast of the conference call through a link that ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: