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Case Study: Union Hospital of Cecil County

Union Hospital

Reliable, secure foundation for patient records

Company: Union Hospital of Cecil County

Industry: Healthcare

Location: Elkton, Maryland

Company Size: 1200 employees


Challenge

  • Keep hospital systems available 24 hours a day
  • Enable clinicians to quickly update electronic health records (EHRs)
  • Protect systems and patient information

Solution

Union Hospital built a reliable, secure EHR infrastructure with Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS) and Splunk.

Outcomes

  • Freed up time for patient care by keeping EHR access fast
  • Shrank footprint by 75 percent, reducing power and cooling costs
  • Fulfilled server requests in 1 day instead of 1 week
We can do more with our electronic health records system because we’ve built a solid foundation with Cisco and Splunk.
- Anne Lara,
CIO, Union Hospital of Cecil County