Advanced Hospital Group, Durbanville Day Hospital

Client: Durbanville Day Hospital, part of the Advanced Hospital Group

Location: Durbanville, Cape Town

Background: Durbanville Day Hospital, located in the heart of Durbanville, Cape Town, is renowned for its professional and skilled staff who make patients feel part of the Advanced Health family. The hospital is associated with well-known doctors specializing in various disciplines including orthopaedic surgery, general surgery, urology, gynaecology, dentistry, maxillofacial surgery, and ENT surgery. They pride themselves on providing a relaxed environment for patients undergoing operations and offer personalized quotations for private patients.

Challenge: The hospital needed a comprehensive upgrade to their IT infrastructure to enhance operational efficiency and ensure seamless connectivity across various departments. This required moving their server cabinet to a new server room and installing a robust network system capable of supporting their advanced medical equipment and administrative functions. Additionally, all the cameras and VOIP PBX needed to be integrated into the same cabinet.

Solution: Complete Office Solutions was tasked with relocating and upgrading the server cabinet and installing new network points to meet the hospital's needs. The scope of work included:

  1. Server Cabinet Relocation and Setup:

    • Moved to a new server room: Linkbasic 42U 1M Deep Cabinet with 4 Fans & 3 Shelves
    • Server Cabinet 9 Port PDU (SA PLUG) and Power Lead up to 10M
    • Installed LinkBasic Brush Panel 19" Rack Mount
    • Mounted 24 Port Patch Panel Rack mount CAT6
    • Installed Reyee 26XGE 24xPoE 2SFP 370W Smart RM Switch
    • Set up Server Cabinet 10 Way Aluminium Moulded Rackmount PDU
    • Integrated all cameras and VOIP PBX into the same cabinet for centralized management and improved security

  2. Network Point Installation:

    • Installed 66 CAT6 network points throughout the hospital to ensure reliable connectivity for medical and administrative use.

Execution: The project was meticulously planned and executed by our team of IT specialists. The relocation of the server cabinet involved careful handling and precise installation to ensure all components, including the cameras and VOIP PBX, were securely mounted and properly connected. The installation of the CAT6 network points was carried out efficiently to minimize disruption to hospital operations.

Outcome: The successful completion of the IT infrastructure upgrade at Durbanville Day Hospital resulted in enhanced network reliability and efficiency. The new server cabinet setup, including the integration of cameras and VOIP PBX, and additional network points have significantly improved the hospital's operational capabilities, supporting both medical and administrative functions seamlessly.

Conclusion: Complete Office Solutions is proud to support Durbanville Day Hospital, part of the Advanced Hospital Group, by providing top-notch IT services that enhance their operational efficiency and patient care. This case study highlights our commitment to delivering tailored IT solutions that meet the specific needs of healthcare facilities.