Maryland hospital attributes success to giving IT staff independence

December 22, 2017

Union Hospital in Elkton, Md., believes in giving its IT staff independence and encourages what CIO Anne Lara calls a series of “adventures,” according to an article on the Healthcare IT News website.

For example, the 90-bed hospital is upgrading its infrastructure to increase the performance of its applications, integrating high-speed disk drives. 

The department has also contributed to the creation of the hospital’s new intensive care unit, called the clinical decision unit. 

The team was part of the planning and implementation to make sure from an infrastructure perspective that hardware, wireless, printers, the works, were set up where they needed to be.

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