IDC Spotlight on Mercy: Innovative Mobile Applications to Enhance Patient Care

Mercy Health System in St. Louis, a a nonprofit Catholic healthcare system that includes 43 acute care and specialty hospitals in four states and named one of the top 5 large US Hospitals in 2016, embarked on a journey to improve the increasingly difficult-to-manage combination of corporate and personal devices as “bring your own device” (BYOD) became more popular, especially among clinicians. From a technical perspective, they wanted a more robust and secure mobile infrastructure that would provide a common user experience on company-owned and employed-owned devices, including the provision of more applications on both sets of devices. From a patient-focused clinical perspective, Mercy want to increase the transparency and flow of information to patients admitted to Mercy hospitals.
Download this IDC Spotlight to learn how Mercy was able to:
• Improve security of company-owned and employee-owned devices
• Improved ability to securely provision tablets for patient use to access MyMercy Bedside when in the hospital
• Improve clinician, patient, and family satisfaction