Sentara is a non-profit health organization provides healthcare services in United States. The 126 year old organization has served millions of patients throughout these years. They needed an integrated IT system which could accelerate their healthcare services with more efficiency. In November 2015, SAP HANA was adopted by the healthcare organization to run 100 sites of care, 12 acute care hospitals and rehabilitation centers seamlessly.
Every year 2 million patients are scheduled for appointments, now all these data are well integrated and handled by SAP HANA efficiently. So, using SAP HANA, these appointments could be optimized in a better way. Moreover, 19 million items are purchased every year which is predicted to be increased by 3 to 4 million per year, predictions have been far more realistic and through the SAP HANA platform it's also been clear what actions to be taken to meet them. Dashboard user experiences for operators is quite enhanced and has become intuitive, a single entry of data is immensely integrated to each part of the system, whether you run an analytics or watch data pattern on your dashboard or create a report , all over data is accessible without further act of aggregation. These have increased operating efficiency of Sentara which enable the organization to serve better than ever.