University of Arizona- Customer Reference Video

Innovative pharmacy program saves customers $65 million with zEnterprise infrastructure

Published on 19-Feb-2014

Customer
University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Medical Management Center

Industry
Education, Healthcare

Deployment country
United States

Overview

The Medication Management Center was established at the UA College of Pharmacy in 2006. In 2013, the medication therapy management programs developed by college faculty and center staff were spun off with the help of a Tucson investor. The new entity, SinfoniaRx, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sinfonia HealthCare Corp., develops and manages a full suite of medication therapy management services.

Business need
Executives at the Medical Management Center (MMC) at University of Arizona knew that its innovative pharmacy program had outgrown its current platform. It needed an infrastructure that could scale, but without the administrative burden and costs of starting over.

Solution
University infrastructure running on zEnterprise and DB2 software

Benefits
Learn how infrastructure enhancements on zEnterprise and DB2 software translated into more than $65 million in savings for MMC customers.

Components

IBM products and services that were used in this case study.

Software
DB2 for Linux

Hardware
System z: zEnterprise 114 (z114)

Solution
System z Software

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