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October 2016

Virtual desktop technology mobilizes healthcare

Sponsored by SearchHealthIT.com

Virtual desktop systems host a desktop operating system within a virtual machine that runs on a central server.

With healthcare organizations, IT managers approve of desktop virtualization's merits in streamlining application installations and system upgrades.

Meanwhile, physicians and nurses are always on the move from patient to patient, so it's no surprise that virtual desktop technology has gained momentum in healthcare as a technology that can save time. Further, as clinicians increasingly rely on mobile devices, it's clear desktop virtualization brings a modern, convenient aspect to caregiving.

In this handbook's three stories, find out how virtual desktops interact with storage technology, explore the view hospital IT professionals take on desktop virtualization and read why hyper-convergence works well with virtual desktops.

Table Of Contents

  • Storage heavily influences virtual desktop performance
  • Time saved for docs with virtual desktops may outweigh cons
  • Virtual desktops: Prime use for hyper-convergence