June 21, 2012

Location is everything. It's especially important for healthcare owners when finding locations for data centers to store electronic medical records (EMR). Mark Thompson--who leads DPR's National Advanced Technology/Mission Critical Group--explores healthcare owners' data center location considerations in a Healthcare Design blog post called Selecting Your Next Data Center Location.

Issues such as geographic conditions, utility power cost and sales/property tax all come into play. Savvy healthcare owners will weigh these factors--and more--before making such crucial decisions.