Can't Virtualize Allscripts EHR in VDI? Layer It!

Posted by Jordan Murphy on Nov 5, 2014

Allscripts is the electronic health record (EHR) software for many small and mid-sized medical practices. As more care providers move to Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), they need a way to deliver Allscripts EHR to their new virtual desktops. Howerver, as most everyone now knows, and as Gartner covered recently in "The Secret Bottleneck of VDI," application delivery is one of the major reasons for stalled VDI projects and IT headaches. So, it's no surprise that many healthcare IT teams find they can't virtualize Allscripts for VDI application delivery.

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A Better Way to Deliver EMR Apps in VDI

Posted by Andrew Nadeau on Oct 8, 2014

We previously wrote about the 3 challenges trying to virtualize and deliver EMR apps in VDI. This article will look at how new virtual desktop management technology called "layering" solves all 3 problems. Whether you're using Citrix XenDesktop, Microsoft RDS, or VMware Horizon View for virtual desktop connectivity, layering makes delivering Electronic Medical Record (EMR) software such as Allscripts, Cerner, eClinicalWorks, Epic, McKesson, and Meditech fast and easy for healthcare IT organizations that are moving their Windows desktops to the cloud.

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3 Challenges Virtualizing EMR Apps in VDI

Posted by Tom Rose on Oct 7, 2014

Electronic Medical Record (EMR) applications such as Allscripts, Cerner, eClinicalWorks, Epic, McKesson, and Meditech are at the heart of every healthcare organization's IT strategy.  Increasingly, EMRs are being deployed in concert with Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI).  But there are 3 issues almost every healthcare IT team faces trying to virtualize and deliver EMR in VDI.

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North Bend Medical Center's 3 Requirements for VDI Success

Posted by Jordan Murphy on Oct 1, 2014

As I wrote previously in Why North Bend Medical Center implemented VDI, this progressive healthcare organization on the Southern Oregon Coast was looking to simplify Windows desktop managment for IT, as well as to provide its physicians and clinical staff with a more conisistent, faster, and more easily accessible computer experience.

In this blog, we'll cover what CTO Doug McLeod and Systems Architect Joshua Rabe cited as the 3 requirements for VDI success in their healthcare organization.  So you can hear it directly from them, I've included the video excerpt from the North Bend Medical Center Shares VDI Best Practices webinar, which is now available on-demand.

VMware Horizon View, Healthcare, Nimble Storage, Allscripts, Imprivata   |   Read this post >

Why North Bend Medical Center Implemented VDI

Posted by Jordan Murphy on Sep 30, 2014

Last week 426 of you registered to hear our most recent VDI customer success webinar with North Bend Medical Center sponsored by Imprivata, Nimble Storage, and Unidesk.  Doug McLeod, CTO, and Joshua Rabe, Systems Architect, shared their experience implementing Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and explained why VDI is now such a strategic part of North Bend Medical's healthcare initiative.

VMware Horizon View, Healthcare, Nimble Storage, Allscripts, Imprivata   |   Read this post >
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