Comcast Biz Connects NJ Healthcare Provider

Jan. 6, 2015
Cooper University Health Care in southern New Jersey is using a mix of Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Business Ethernet services to connect ...
Cooper University Health Care in southern New Jersey is using a mix of Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Business Ethernet services to connect its hospitals, medical campuses, lab and imaging facilities, outpatient offices and physician homes to a private network.

In addition to supporting EMRs, imaging and the myCooper patient portal, the business services network also lets oncologists at the MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper videoconference with peers from other cancer centers weekly to review and collaborate on patient cases, research and treatment options. In addition, Cooper medical students use the network to attend remote classes with specialists at other locations.

Cooper is using the following services from Comcast Business:

  • A fiber-based Ethernet Network Service with 86 connections that link 43 locations at speeds ranging from 10 Mbps up to 600 Mbps. Each location has two Ethernet Network Service connections.
  • 200 Mbps Ethernet Dedicated Internet line at Cooper University Hospital
  • 1 Gbps Ethernet Virtual Private Line at its main campus in Camden that is the central hub site for an EVPL service connecting remote sites
  • Ethernet @Home service to radiologists' homes, which provides 6 Mbps Ethernet Virtual Private Line connections to the Cooper network