Managing Information Storage in Healthcare
Source: Symantec Corp.
This paper is one of a series of papers that focus on the challenges healthcare providers face in information technology and the best practices for meeting those challenges. This paper focuses on the specific topic of data storage management. Advances in diagnostic technology and the increasing popularity of digital medical images and records have resulted in large networks of heterogeneous storage systems that now house vast amounts of stored data. With storage requirements increasing exponentially every year, how can providers take a proactive approach to meeting future data storage challenges? This white paper discusses an effective data management strategy that will allow healthcare providers to maximize storage utilization and realize the full benefits of digital technology while keeping IT costs under control.