Your prescription for success

What's the best way to manage your IT infrastructure when patients are your top priority?

IBM data storage for healthcare solutions deliver the performance, scalability and security needed to transform services and optimize patient care.

These solutions help medical professionals make better treatment decisions by enabling real-time analytics and fast access to data anytime and anywhere.

And, they can significantly reduce your storage costs to help you solve budget restrictions and address exponential data growth.

Video: Memorial Hermann Health System delivers outstanding patient care with fast access to its medical records database

IBM storage solutions for healthcare can directly improve care outcomes

Electronic medical records (EMR)

Give your medical teams more time to deliver quality care. IBM Flash Storage speeds response time up to 72% and integrates patient information with EMR solutions for a consistent experience and level of treatment, helping you achieve up to 90% data reduction.

Big data and real-time analytics

Process large data sets to gain deeper insights and accelerate diagnosis and data sharing. IBM storage solutions for healthcare data are optimized for real-time analytics and unstructured data, to help your medical professionals make correct diagnoses faster with evidence-based options.

Medical imaging systems

Empower your doctors with the full picture to create the best plan of action. IBM storage solutions for healthcare data provide a powerful foundation to allow a consolidated, patient-centric imaging view from disparate systems. Gain 4 times better TCO and 96% reduction in power consumption.

Billing and OLTP

Deploy a predictable experience for billings and claims applications, and maintain compliance across regulations and policies. IBM Flash Storage speeds online transactions up to 50% and reduces I/O wait times up to 292%.

Free data from hardware limitations and reduce storage costs up to 50%


Leverage software intelligence to automatically migrate medical data to the optimum storage tier based on your performance and cost objectives.


Consolidate and transform static, siloed systems into a dynamic, shared and intelligent infrastructure, and gain faster analytics with up to 100x better performance and greater resource utility.


Modernize data protection to ensure that your data is safe. Simplify administration and reduce backup infrastructure costs up to 53% with proven, built-in efficiency capabilities.

Optimize performance, scalability and security to deliver world-class care

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital

VersaStack with IBM FlashSystem V9000 produces one of the highest performance results for MEDITECH's EHR solution, delivering up to 3 times data reduction without affecting performance.

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic

One IBM FlashSystem supports 3,700 virtual desktops, achieving 90% data reduction and 4 times better TCO. Now patients can access their own private information through a secure portal.

Latrobe Community Health Service

IBM Spectrum Protect lowers total cost of data protection by 27% and cuts backup volumes by 2TB. Non-profit Latrobe mitigates risk and complies with reporting requirements.

Sharp Healthcare

IBM storage solutions for healthcare data demonstrate 20x faster I/O processing, maximize the stability of mission-critical applications, and provide 24/7 data access to help physicians provide even better patient care.

On premises, dedicated, hybrid or public cloud?

With IBM, there's no need to choose. IBM Cloud Object Storage offers you flexible deployment options, so you can place your data where it makes the most sense for your business.

To address your medical imaging storage needs, IBM Cloud Object Storage offers an ideal solution to backup, enterprise collaboration, storage-as-a-service, archive and more.

Discover how you can manage unpredictable data growth with half the storage and 70% lower TCO.

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Get ready for cognitive healthcare

IBM Storage offers the broadest storage portfolio in the industry, optimized for delivering cognitive solutions including IBM Watson Health.

Cognitive solutions depend on your medical data as their resource. IBM Storage provides the foundation that can ingest data of all forms, structured and unstructured, and run analytics on data in place. This enables new patient insights and innovative medical discoveries to improve patient care.

Start your cognitive health journey with IBM Storage as your foundation.