Webinar server availability trends in the time of electronic health records

In November 2009, Forrester Consulting conducted a commissioned survey on behalf of Stratus Technologies to evaluate the impact of server availability on its clinical and business operations. In-depth surveys were conducted with US healthcare IT professionals, Forrester found that these companies face significant challenges in maintaining server availability. And the impacts on the delivery of care and operations of the hospital or physician practice were significant.

Key findings and recommendations that are discussed: Electronic health records are transforming the role of IT in healthcare, server availability needs greater attention, and cost is the big barrier.