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IBM & Siemens Partner with HSSC to Set the Course

January 22, 2008

Health Sciences South Carolina (HSSC) engaged global information technology (IT) leaders IBM and Siemens to assist with the design of the collaborative’s information technology infrastructure, including the clinical data warehouse and clinical trials management system. Both IBM and Siemens have extensive expertise and experience in building medical technology and IT infrastructures. The resulting roadmap and strategy  were completed in November. Its implementation will strengthen HSSC’s ability to foster and accelerate collaborative research, support the SmartState® Centers of Economic Excellence, deploy best practices and other intellectual property to hospitals, and in so doing, advance South Carolina’s knowledge economy and spark job creation.