Entries by Sapphire Health

How Industry Trends are Shaping Hospital Infrastructure Requirements

Consolidation, reduced IT spending, increasing requirements for real-time patient data and the need to manage tremendous volumes of data are guiding, governing and dictating how hospitals shape IT infrastructure. Consolidation drives need for agility Over the past 3 – 5 years, consolidation has become more common in the healthcare industry than at any time in […]

Epic Names VMware RDS Hosted Applications a Target Platform

VMware announced their RDS hosted applications are included in the Epic 2015 Target Platform list. Epic’s Target Platform List assists healthcare organizations in selecting validated architectures and platforms for the delivery of electronic health records (EHRs). Organizations currently using VMware and Epic can now use VMware’s software-defined data center platform and the VMware Digital Clinical […]


Louisiana is home to a statewide healthcare system serving its residents called LCMC Health. The company is the parent corporation of Children’s Hospital, Touro Infirmary, University Medical Center (UMC) New Orleans, New Orleans East Hospital, and West Jefferson Medical Center. UMC is the state’s largest teaching hospital that was opened in 2015 after several years […]

UMC New Orleans Delivers Quality Healthcare Services With NetApp

Sapphire Health, CMA Technology, and NetApp build new infrastructure for New Orleans–based hospital system, speeding delivery of exceptional care to underserved communities in Louisiana “University Medical Center [UMC] New Orleans, a public-private partnership with the State of Louisiana, was built and founded by the State and is the first of five hospitals in the LCMC […]