UnityPoint Health - Des Moines

HealthNet connect Benefits

Becoming part of HealthNet connect will connect you with health care organizations and care sites throughout the Midwest through a private high speed medical grade fiber optic network and data center infrastructure.

The HealthNet connect infrastructure can meet the needs of any health care provider by providing:

  • A robust, secure and privately owned fiber optic network
  • Public high speed fiber optic broadband Internet
  • Access to HIPAA compliant Data Centers
  • 24/7 technical support and comprehensive help desk services
  • Telehealth Resource Center
  • Health Information Exchange (HIE) Capabilities
  • Point to point access to all other HealthNet connect participants
  • A network of health care providers
  • Bridge services to connect multiple locations together for meetings and educational programming
  • Access to Internet2 and the National LamdaRail
  • Group purchasing on all healthcare IT  and eHealth services offered through HNc Services

HealthNet connect has the ultimate responsibility for making sure our hospitals/clinics are gaining as much value from us by:

  • Acting as a trusted advisor
  • Helping to incorporate eHealth and healthcare technology plans that support overall business strategy and goals
  • Using proprietary tools and processes to guide business technology decisions
  • Ensuring the best eHealth and technology investments are producing the highest ROI
  • Monitoring of overall infrastructure performance; ensuring the highest levels of service for our participants
  • A resource center for assistance with eHealth programs to help with projects, technical documentation and to comply with industry regulations and grants