Mille Lacs Health System Roll Out Heightens Performance

Netgain, a healthcare technology provider based in St. Cloud, MN, announced its expansion into the hospital setting with its new Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). The solution provides hospitals and large ambulatory organizations the modern technology needed on site for electronic medical records without the worries of reliability and maintenance.

Under a new partnership, Netgain will provide and manage all the of the IT infrastructure for Mille Lacs Health System (MLHS), a community-owned, nonprofit health system in Onamia, MN.

“This marks Netgain’s entrance into the hospital market; that’s a strategic game-changer for us,” said Scott Baynes, VP of Technology at Netgain. “Our solutions have advanced enough over the years to be able to offer a hospital-grade solution that encompasses the performance, security, and reliability that hospitals require. The IaaS solution is built on the same principles as our desktop hosting solution, but rather than being hosted at and delivered from our data center, it will be physically located on-site at MLHS.”

Through this solution, MLHS receives modern server virtualization and storage platform focused on improving the performance, availability and disaster recovery of existing and new server workloads. Netgain will manage the hospital’s IT infrastructure remotely from the company’s Network Operation Center in St. Cloud.
“This service is a good fit for Mille Lacs Health System,” said Bill Nelson, CEO of Mille Lacs Health System. “It provides us a modern, secure and reliable infrastructure that gives us confidence for our electronic medical record platform.”

Judith Beck, an independant consultant, facilitated the due diligence process that selected Netgain. “We found Netgain is capable, competent and professional,” she said. “Netgain’s specialized knowledge helps them excel at meeting customer needs in healthcare.”

Traditionally, Netgain has provided application hosting services to small and mid-size healthcare providers and physician practices in the ambulatory market. The addition of the IaaS solution positions Netgain to serve the larger ambulatory and hospital markets.

To learn more about Netgain’s Infrastructure as a Service solution, call 877-797-4700.

About Netgain

Netgain, an eHealth solutions provider based in Minnesota, works to improve the patient experience by managing the IT operations of healthcare providers nationwide.
Netgain’s comprehensive IT solutions benefit healthcare organizations of all sizes and specialties, at all stages of eHealth adoption. By identifying the specific needs of the organizations, Netgain creates a customized IT infrastructure solution with HIPAA-level security, five nines availability and the flexibility to be hosted at Netgain or at the organization’s site. Netgain manages the infrastructure securely and remotely. This approach simplifies the healthcare IT environment while improving efficiencies and increasing security.

About Mille Lacs Health System

Mille Lacs Health System is a community-owned, non-profit organization, whose operations are overseen by a nine-member Board of Directors comprised of members from the Mille Lacs community. The healthcare system is comprised of a 24-bed hospital, five remote clinics, and numerous ancillary services. 

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