Healthcare IT Best Practices to Stay Ahead of the Evolving COVID-19 Crisis

Lauren Farah Manager, Vertical Solutions Marketing Published 13 Apr 2020

As Michigan enters its peak weeks battling on the front lines of this pandemic, Henry Ford Health System is ready to stand up to the evolving challenges with the quick and superior support Extreme Networks has offered in testing and validation of their Rapid Outdoor Connectivity Kits for our triage tents – ensuring the secure connectivity standards expected for patients and staff.”
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Ali Youssef, PMP CPHIMS FHIMSS CWNE# 133, Principal Mobility Architect, Henry Ford Health System 

The coronavirus has created emergency requirements for pop-up temporary testing and care facilities and extended telehealth services. Fully meeting these needs calls for rapidly planning and deploying flexible and completely-secure networks. We assembled some of the top experts in this field to share their best practices so you can get up and running quickly and securely in this evolving environment.

At Extreme Networks, our vertical cross-functional teams deliver optimized solutions that fully meet the specialized needs of our customers. As healthcare organizations work vigorously to implement public health response strategies during the current global pandemic, we’ve tapped the experts to deliver quick and effective solutions to support these initiatives.

Our team of healthcare experts, with decades of experience working in and with the field, along with customers on the front-line of this crisis share their insight and best practices for this unique scenario from an IT perspective. The challenges they address include how to rapidly and securely connect the influx of new devices within hospital walls, setting up triage tents, pop-up clinics, and mobile testing sites, and enabling telehealth and in-home patient monitoring.

Click here to watch these short best practices videos:

  • Remote Network Connectivity Options: 5 Things to Consider
  • Connecting and Securing Triage Tents, Testing Sites, and Temporary Facilities
  • Enabling Telehealth Services and In-home Patient Monitoring
  • Managing Increased Cybersecurity Risk and Securing your Airspace

In addition, we’ve developed a new series of curated packages to meet situation needs and extend secure connectivity. Learn about them here: Healthcare Solutions to Extend Patient Care

From myself and everyone else on the Extreme Healthcare Team, we thank you for your service and hope you stay healthy!

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