For Patients with Commonwealth Care Insurance Plans The Commonwealth Care Health Insurance Program (Commonwealth Care) is run by the Health Connector.
Although the hospital was originally staffed by the Deaconesses, in 1922 it added a permanent medical and surgical staff.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), a leading teaching and healthcare organization, wanted to improve performance for mission-critical applications but struggled with a growing volume of data.
The BIDMC IT team relies on Microsoft technology for approximately 200 application databases, including mission-critical clinical software and a security system.
BIDMC sees more than 275,000 patients each year, and as the volume of health records and other data grew, the IT team became concerned about system performance.
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These are exciting times at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
We're developing key services, technologies and initiatives.
As the volume of data expanded and performance slowed, we looked for ways to improve our services.” BIDMC maintained data warehouses that included multiple data sources and hundreds of millions of table rows.