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SageNet-Optimized Networks for Healthcare

Today, it’s difficult to imagine a multi-site enterprise that doesn’t consider its network vital to successful operations. However, in the healthcare industry, fast, reliable and secure communication can literally be a matter of life and death. Beyond quality of care applications such as rapid access to Electronic Health Records (EHRs), video consultation and remote patient monitoring, healthcare providers also face increased regulatory and compliance issues for EMR/EHR systems under HIPAA and the HITECH Act. Healthcare is a vital public service. It is also an extremely competitive business. Supporting advanced applications can increase customer satisfaction, improve efficiency, and lower costs. For example, extending payment options to include debit and credit cards can increase revenue, but it requires PCI compliance. Digital signage and kiosks can also increase sales, but require greater bandwidth.

Protect Patient Information, Manage Clinics, Improve Efficiency
SageNet’s Healthcare Network Optimization Services are designed specifically for the needs of widely-dispersed, multi-site operations. Delivering broadband to more locations, more cost-effectively, SageNet helps healthcare providers deploy the tools and technology needed to protect patient information, manage clinics, offer enhanced patient services, extend payment processing options, and improve operational efficiency.

The HIPAA, HITECH, PCI Compliance Experts
From HIPAA to PCI, compliance is more than a mandate. It is part of a strategic technology initiative that keeps patient data secure and customer loyalty and satisfaction intact. SageNet PCI services simplify the compliance process across both headquarters and the individual clinic-level. SageNet is a member of the PCI Security Standards Council and has achieved Level I PCI DSS compliance.

Primary and/or Back-up Networks
As the healthcare services market becomes increasingly regulated and competitive, more and more healthcare organizations and facilities are relying on SageNet Managed Network Services for faster, more cost-effective primary and/or back-up network strategies. SageNet evaluates the customer’s network and business requirements in relation to the primary network’s vulnerabilities and develops a secure, vendor-neutral approach that will deliver a network strategy that mitigates risk, provides the flexibility to adapt to changes and does so in a cost-efficient manner.

Technology-Neutral Advantage
From hardware to connectivity, SageNet’s technology-neutral suite of Cable, EoC, DSL, T1, 4G, Satellite, MPLS and Wi-Fi solutions delivers the broadest, most reliable coverage and the lowest total cost of ownership.

Full Lifecycle Services
SageNet’s healthcare industry expertise features a comprehensive suite of full lifecycle solutions including network connectivity, security, implementation, support, on-site maintenance and repair.

24/7 Support
Each location is backed by state-of-the-art 24/7 Network Management and Operation Centers, with a nationwide service and support organization.