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EMC Corp. announced several new support services based on customer input. The new capabilities are:
Medical records domain launches
On the heels of the recent passing of the Senate's "Wired for Health Care Quality Act" (S. 1418), the first major step of moving towards the goal of an electronic health system, MyMedicalRecords.com will wire Americans for free to the first comprehensive on-line medical records storage system and on-line safe deposit box.
The company also announced that it will seek government grants and private-public partnerships to continue to offer free access to its database; in passing S. 1418, the Senate allocated nearly $1 billion through 2010 for such grants.
DataCore announces healthcare customers
DataCore Software announced the recent addition in Germany of 15 new hospitals and medical centers using DataCore storage virtualization products. DataCore also reported its base of healthcare users continues to grow with the addition of new deployments and upgrades at a number of hospitals, including NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Moorfields Eye Hospital, Indiana's Community Health Network, Oxford Radcliffe NHS Trust and China's Xinjiang People's Hospital, among others.