St. Michael's Hospital moves to 'open' workstations

Thursday, March 24 2005 @ 04:37 pm CST

Contributed by: Linegod


St. Michael's Hospital says it will be the first hospital in Canada next week to roll out an open standards-based workstation that will help better organize and secure patient information.

The Toronto-based facility is implementing Novell Clinical Workstation as a delivery method for its clinical applications that handle patient data. Novell last month announced the product at a health-care conference in Dallas, Texas. Leveraging Novell's identity management technologies and integration tools, the workstation allows IT staff to quickly and securely deliver applications and information to health-care workers, offers cross-platform support for mainframe, fat/thin clients and Web applications, and helps hospitals meet privacy and security regulations, according to Novell.

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