Virtual Desktops Make Inroads at Hospitals

Page, Douglas
October 2009
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Oct2009, Vol. 83 Issue 10, p19
Trade Publication
The article examines the advantages and limitations of desktop virtualization in hospital settings. It notes that virtual desktop computing reduces information technology costs by eliminating the need for individual desktop maintenance. It mentions that virtual desktops can enhance the productivity of users, facilitates compliance to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and controls or prevents the loading of personal or unauthorized applications.


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