HERNDON, VA - March 15, 2012
- ePlus inc. (NASDAQ NGS: PLUS
) announced today that its subsidiary, ePlus Technology, inc., has designed and deployed a unified communications and network upgrade for Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, one of the nation's premier rehabilitation hospitals for traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, amputation, and orthopedics in Philadelphia, PA.
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital needed to replace a legacy PBX phone system and at the same time deploy a scalable collaboration architecture to support its increasing application and data needs. ePlus designed, configured, and implemented a complete Cisco solution by refreshing the local area and wireless networks and implementing a new unified communications platform enabled with specialized applications for mass notification, paging, and 911 alerts. ePlus' project management methodology was utilized in conjunction with its professional services team for the full lifecycle of the engagement, from planning and design to installation, training, and documentation.
Magee Rehab has seen numerous benefits from the solution implemented by ePlus, including improved network reliability, performance, and scalability; easier administration; enhanced patient care, patient and guest convenience, employee productivity; and cost savings.
"We're pleased to extend our successful relationship with Magee Rehab through this unified communications and network initiative. With sales and engineering teams in the Philadelphia area and demonstrated success assisting healthcare organizations, including other Jefferson Health System partner hospitals, we are able to help Magee Rehab elevate patient care through integrated and advanced technologies," said Joseph T. Wood, national technology director of healthcare at ePlus Technology.
"Embracing leading-edge technology and making it available to our teams is a strategic pillar for Magee Rehab," said Jack A. Carroll, president and CEO of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital. "Giving our caregivers access to the best tools increases their efficiency and productivity, and translates into better quality care for our patients. With this upgraded communications system and network in place, we have a reliable foundation to enhance our existing offerings and support additional technologies."
For more information about the unified communications and data center initiative designed and implemented by ePlus for Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, read the full case study
ePlus is a Cisco Gold Certified Partner and has achieved Cisco Master Specializations in Security and Unified Communications as well as the Cisco Managed Services Master Certification. In addition, ePlus holds Cisco Specializations in Advanced Routing and Switching, Advanced Data Center Storage Networking, Advanced Data Center Networking Infrastructure, Advanced Wireless LAN, and Cisco Authorized Unified Meetingplace Partner as well as Cisco ATP designations in Cisco TelePresence Video Master, Video Surveillance, Identity Services Engine, and Data Center Unified Computing. ePlus has consistently been recognized by Cisco for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction. For more information about ePlus, visit http://www.eplus.com/
About Magee Rehabilitation Hospital
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, founded in 1958, is a 96-bed specialty medical rehabilitation hospital providing physical and cognitive rehabilitation services. Magee's flagship facility is located in Center City Philadelphia. In addition to the main campus that offers comprehensive services for spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, orthopedic replacement, amputation, pain management, and work injury, Magee provides an expanding out-patient network serving the surrounding communities. In 1985, Magee's brain injury rehabilitation program became the first in the nation to be accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. Magee partnered with Jefferson Hospital to create one of the nation's 14 federally designated centers for spinal cord injury rehabilitation. Magee has been rated one of America's leading rehabilitation hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Magee provides treatment to more than 5,000 individuals annually. Magee is authorized to treat wounded military personnel returning from war. Magee is not an Obligated Group Affiliate.
About ePlus inc.
ePlus is a leading integrator of technology solutions. ePlus enables organizations to optimize their IT infrastructure and supply chain processes by delivering world-class IT products from top manufacturers, managed and professional services, flexible lease financing, proprietary software, and patented business methods and systems. Founded in 1990, ePlus has more than 800 associates serving federal, state, municipal, and commercial customers nationally. The Company is headquartered in Herndon, VA. For more information, visit http://www.eplus.com/
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