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Vaccination Megasites Lean on Enterprise Tech to Keep the Line Moving


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Line for vaccinations outside New York City's Javits Center.

Popup Covid-19 vaccination sites in convention centers, shopping malls, and stadiums are relying on digital enterprise technology to handle a looming upswing in inoculations.

Credit: Mike Segar/Reuters

Healthcare organizations and information technology (IT) leaders say popup Covid-19 vaccination megasites are using digital enterprise technology to accommodate surging numbers of inoculations as more Americans qualify to be immunized.

Vaccination megasites across the country are using cloud communications, contact centers, and systems management software from software firm NWN.

NWN's Jim Sullivan said the facilities' systems must run on a secure and scalable network, which taps power and capacity from the cloud to provide flexibility for expansion.

Dr. James Cardon at Connecticut-based Hartford HealthCare hospital network said enterprise IT keeps lines moving at megasites, adding, “We have overbuilt capacity” to allowing for room to grow.

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