To maintain an exceptional standard of patient care in an increasingly fast-paced and highly regulated industry, hospitals, clinician practices, and urgent care facilities are turning to applications and other new and emerging technologies. Due to the critical nature of this work, it is essential that healthcare companies have fast, secure, and reliable communications infrastructure. With a wide range of expertise and federal, state, and local contract vehicles, we’ll work closely with you to build and maintain a network that meets your needs as well as all compliance and EMR requirements.
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Growing demand: New technologies such as Electronic Medical Records (EMRs/EHRs), PACS imaging data, remote monitoring, mHealth, and telemedicine are driving demand for increased bandwidth.
Reliability: Given the critical nature of the healthcare industry, a reliable network that’s always available is a must.
Security and compliance: HIPAA privacy rules demand the highest levels of security for data storage and transfer to ensure patient information and medical data are always safe.
Why Crown Castle
Our network: With approximately 70,000 route miles of fiber, we own and operate one of the largest and densest networks in the country, giving you more diverse paths and unique routes.
Stability: We are the last owner of our networks, and an S&P 500 company with a history of building and operating infrastructure around the country.
Security: Private, dedicated infrastructure that doesn’t pass through public switches or clouds gives you the highest levels of security.
Consultation: We take the time to carefully consider all your needs and deliver a solution that meets your business requirements and opens up new opportunities.
Service: We have locally based service teams who are available to you whenever you need them, and with our around-the-clock Network Operations Center, you can be sure your network will always be in good hands.
of healthcare organizations experienced data breaches over the past two years. 1
average cost of one lost or stolen healthcare record. 2
disbursed for EMR adoption to healthcare professionals and organizations. 3
healthcare is the most vulnerable industry to data breaches. 4
1. Ponemon, Sixth Annual Benchmark Study on Privacy & Security of Healthcare Data, May 2016
2. Ponemon, 2017 Cost of Data Breach, June 2017
3. Data and Programs Reports, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), September 2017
4. Ponemon, Sixth Annual Benchmark Study on Privacy & Security of Healthcare Data, May 2016