Emirates Specialty Hospital stays ahead of the competition with a new converged network foundation supporting state-of-the-art facilities, equipment, applications and services.

  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Industry: Healthcare
  • Solution: Business Telephony, Mobile Campus

Business Partner: Tuqnia LLC

Emirates Specialty Hospital (ESH) is a multi-specialty hospital in Dubai Healthcare City providing holistic primary, secondary and tertiary care. It is fully equipped with superior technology and staffed with 450 experienced, internationally-trained professionals. ESH is represented by Emirates Healthcare Group, a leading UAE group, and is managed in association with Health First Management Consultancy FZC.

Our goal has been to achieve international standards for outstanding patient care. Our cutting-edge medical technology is supported by the powerful converged ALE network so we can offer our patients the very best.

Ala Atari, Managing Director & CEO, Emirates Specialty Hospital

Challenges

  • ESH offers comprehensive services and personalized care to international patients traveling to Dubai for healthcare services. To stay ahead of the competition, the hospital wanted to build a solid network foundation to support its state-of-the-art facilities, equipment, applications and services. 
  • ESH required converged infrastructure to provide 24/7 access to medical data and support critical healthcare applications for hospital staff. Highly available connectivity was needed to support connected staff and patient devices.
  • A swift implementation of the solution was necessary to meet ESH’s timeline and ensure the newly built hospital could open on time. 

Products & Solutions

Products:

  • OmniSwitch 6900 stackable LAN switch 
  • OmniSwitch 6860 Stackable LAN Switche
  • OmniSwitch 6450 Stackable Gigabit Ethernet LAN Switch 
  • OmniAccess 4450 WLAN Controller
  • OmniAccess AP305 WLAN Access Point
  • OmniVista 8770 Network Management System
  • OmniPCX Enterprise Communication Server 
  • 8018 DeskPhone
  • 8028s Premium DeskPhone
  • 8038 Premium DeskPhone
  • Alcatel-Lucent Smart DeskPhones
  • Alcatel-Lucent ClearPass Policy Manager
  • Professional services (Consult and Design, Integrate and Deploy, Plan and Design)

Solutions:

  • Business Telephony
  • Mobile Campus
Benefits

Technical:

  • The converged data and communications network is managed centrally to provide unified access control and in-depth security.
  • Ubiquitous WiFi throughout the 205,000 sq ft hospital delivers around-the-clock connectivity and improves medical workflows.
  • ESH can build on the highly scalable infrastructure to meet future needs.  

Financial:

  • The solution comes with 24/7 maintenance support for three years and a lifetime warranty, minimizing total cost of ownership for ESH.
  • Networking management is simplified, allowing the IT staff to focus on high value tasks.

User Experience:

  • Reliable wireless access enables medical staff to optimize their time and deliver timely and quality care to ESH patients.  
  • The hospital fulfills the expectations of patients who want excellent coverage, bandwidth and connectivity for their personal devices.
  • The highly available and robust network ensures doctors have constant access to numerous clinical applications, including patient records. 
  • ESH staff can connect, communicate and collaborate seamlessly, even while mobile, helping them deliver the best possible patient care.
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