The Electronic Health Record (EHR) is only becoming more critical in delivering patient care services and improving outcomes. As a leading provider of the EHR, Epic Systems (Epic) supports a growing number of hospital systems and integrated health networks striving for innovative delivery of mission-critical systems. \n\nHowever, legacy methods of running Epic on-premises present a significant operational burden for healthcare providers. Implementing, maintaining, and scaling the solution can be slow, complicated, and costly. Furthermore, supporting Epic Honor Roll requirements, purchasing cycles, and disaster recovery places heavy demands on staff time, and recruiting, training, and retaining IT professionals can prove difficult.\n\nThe good news is that health systems now have options for managing their Epic solution, thanks to advancements in hybrid multicloud and integrated support services. In this article, discover how HPE GreenLake for EHR can help healthcare organizations simplify and overcome common challenges to achieve a more cost-effective, scalable, and sustainable solution.\n\nThe benefits of hybrid multicloud in healthcare\n\nWhen it comes to cloud adoption, the healthcare industry has been slow to relinquish the traditional on-premises data center due to strict regulatory and security requirements and concerns around interoperability and data integration.\n\nBut as with many industries, the global pandemic served as a cloud accelerant. Increasingly, healthcare providers are embracing cloud services to leverage advancements in machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI), and data analytics, fueling emerging trends such as tele-healthcare, connected medical devices, and precision medicine. Flexible, hybrid multicloud service models enable healthcare providers to run mission-critical workloads anywhere, from on-premises to colos to all hyperscalers, moving data securely from edge to cloud.\n\nIn fact, in a recent survey, 90% of respondents agreed that hybrid multicloud provides an optimal solution for meeting the healthcare industry\u2019s unique challenges. Hybrid multicloud delivers benefits such as:\n\nHPE GreenLake for EHR delivers private and public cloud options\n\nThat brings us to HPE GreenLake for EHR, which couples Epic software management with infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) for a complete, end-to-end managed solution. HPE GreenLake for EHR integrates with both private and public clouds to ease healthcare providers\u2019 operational burden and deliver a highly secure, scalable, pay-as-you-go service.\n\nFrom a design standpoint, HPE GreenLake for EHR is HIPAA and Target Platform compliant, helping a health system achieve Honor Roll and supporting Epic Enterprise and Community Connect accreditation. It is cloud-enabled to access Azure and AWS and can support both colocation centers and on-premises data centers while leveraging existing licensing agreements.\n\nFurthermore, HPE GreenLake for EHR streamlines the addition of services through a single portal and enables deep data insights. It builds a foundation for healthcare organizations to support rapidly emerging requirements, innovate faster, and launch health system initiatives more quickly. It also helps optimize spending and lower risk while increasing patient satisfaction.\n\nFinally, HPE eases the strain on IT staff by providing a dedicated team that designs, installs, and supports all technology aspects of Epic, including storage, network, and compute. Service components include:\n\nAdvise and optimize\n\nOperate\n\nAdminister\n\nMonitor\n\nContact GDT to learn more about HPE GreenLake for EHR\n\nHPE and Epic have a long history of collaboration and excellence. In fact, 65% of Epic customers rely on HPE infrastructure. As a trusted solutions provider and HPE partner, GDT can support your organization\u2019s implementation of HPE GreenLake for EHR from start to finish, accelerating solution time to value and freeing up your staff to focus on healthcare innovation and improved patient outcomes.\n\nContact the experts at GDT today to discover how your healthcare organization can benefit from HPE GreenLake for EHR.