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Press Release -- April 6th, 2016
Source: Hudson Fiber Network

Hospital for Special Surgery Taps Hudson Fiber Network for Custom Data Network

Custom Data Network Connects Multiple Facilities

New York, NY & Paramus, NJ (Wednesday, April 6, 2016) — When NY’s prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery needed a custom data network designed to connect multiple facilities, they turned to the region’s premiere data transport and infrastructure provider, Hudson Fiber Network (HFN) based in Paramus, NJ (

“Today’s leading healthcare facilities have a growing need for big bandwidth networks to move detailed information like test results, x-rays, and patient information within their member facilities,” explains HFN CEO Brett Diamond.

With the ongoing consolidation of healthcare service providers, many large healthcare systems need to connect and share data between hospitals, doctors’ offices, labs, clinics and other service points quickly and efficiently. This often requires a custom network design that provides low-latency (fast), high-bandwidth interconnecting numerous facilities.

“HFN is recognized as having one of the most advanced network structures in the NY/NJ/CT metro area,” comments Jason Vanrell, director of technical operations, department of information technology, Hospital for Special Surgery. “Their ability to assist us in building out our network and interconnecting our key locations made them an invaluable partner.”

HFN is a premier data transport provider offering high-bandwidth, low-latency networking solutions and is the exclusive fiber provider for hundreds of NY and NJ’s leading business addresses.

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Founded in 1863, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is a world leader in orthopedics, rheumatology and rehabilitation. HSS is nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics, No. 3 in rheumatology and No. 7 in geriatrics by U.S. News & World Report (2015-2016), and is the first hospital in New York State to receive Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center three consecutive times. HSS has one of the lowest infection rates in the country. HSS is a member of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System and an affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College and as such all Hospital for Special Surgery medical staff are faculty of Weill Cornell. The hospital’s research division is internationally recognized as a leader in the investigation of musculoskeletal and autoimmune diseases. Hospital for Special Surgery is located in New York City and online at


Hudson Fiber Network (HFN) is the premier data transport provider, offering flexible networking solutions for financial, content, carrier and enterprise clients. The HFN suite of purpose-built solutions helps clients increase network efficiency and lower overall networking expenditures. Services include Gigabit Ethernet, optical wave solutions and IP connectivity (10 MB through 100 Gig), and are delivered in and between key U.S. and global metropolitan markets, via HFN’s fully owned and operated fiber network.  HFN was established in 2002 and is headquartered in Paramus, New Jersey. For more information, please visit or contact us at 1-888-HFN-4573 or

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