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NetApp
Jan 16, 2018

Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Medical Center Sets Sights on Transforming Delivery of Services by Mobilizing Over 3,500 Caregivers Across Five Facilities with NetApp

JFK fully replaces legacy data storage systems with NetApp technology to modernize its infrastructure and support strategic next-generation data center initiatives

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NetApp (NASDAQ:NTAP), empowering its customers to change the world with data, today celebrates JFK Medical Center, part of the Hackensack Meridian Health Network -New Jersey's largest and most integrated health care organization. Teaming up with NetApp®, JFK has been able to quickly modernize its aging infrastructure with new NetApp technology, including all-flash systems to increase stability and reliability and to achieve a higher level of performance for its critical infrastructure. As a result, JFK can now turn its focus to a strategic next-generation data center initiative that aims to allow caregivers access to secure patient records at any time, in any location, on any mobile device.

JFK is dedicated to providing exceptional healthcare services to residents in the central New Jersey region. In a rapidly evolving healthcare landscape, JFK continues to transform to meet patient and care provider needs, leading the way in advanced treatments and procedures. JFK Medical Center is the home to the JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, ranked among the best in the nation; and the JFK Neuroscience Institute, one of New Jersey's most comprehensive programs for the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders.

Like so many healthcare organizations, JFK found itself spending vast amounts of time and money supporting an aging infrastructure slowed by the burden of burgeoning patient data. To prepare for projected growth of 2PB by 2018, JFK's IT team fully replaced its legacy data storage system with NetApp technology, including NetApp all-flash systems. As a result of modernizing its infrastructure, JFK simplified management and lowered total cost of ownership.

Today, JFK can quickly move, manage, and protect all records for its primary hospital, rehabilitation center, neuroscience centers of excellence, and satellite emergency room, as well as numerous physician practices, several long-term care facilities, and remote radiology offices. With fast and reliable access and insight into a patient's complete health record, caregivers can scan and upload additional documentation, results, permissions for treatment, and other key treatment and medical record information, with confidence that the record is legal, fully redundant, and automatically backed up. With NetApp, JFK can now meet its disaster recovery business continuity strategy with ample off-site storage, and is poised for planned data warehousing capabilities.

"With our new infrastructure in place, we are now able to focus on innovative new ways of delivering exceptional healthcare services," said Miroslav Belote, Director of Information Technology Infrastructure at JFK Medical Center. "For example, we are now working on a proof of concept with NetApp SolidFire®, to transform the way our caregivers will access patient information and deliver services by enabling them to access their desktop from their phones or tablets, no matter where they are, in an expedient, consistent, and reliable fashion."

Looking to the future, JFK plans to continue to innovate, create new revenue streams, optimize operations, and actively seek out new ways to improve patient outcomes. In the coming year, JFK may migrate to the cloud with the help of NetApp, as part of its new analytics data warehouse initiative.

About NetApp
NetApp is the data authority for hybrid cloud. We provide a full range of hybrid cloud data services that simplify management of applications and data across cloud and on-premises environments to accelerate digital transformation. Together with our partners, we empower global organizations to unleash the full potential of their data to expand customer touchpoints, foster greater innovation, and optimize their operations. For more information, visit www.netapp.com. #DataDriven

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NetApp
1 408 419 5263
ng-uspr@netapp.com

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