Philips Collaborates With Microsoft To Enhance Healthcare

Philips VISICU eICU Program
The Philips VISICU eICU Program is an integrated healthcare solution for remote, 24-hour monitoring of critically ill patients. Philips, in collaboration with Microsoft, is showcasing a conceptual Critical Care Analytics Portal designed to support executive decision-making.

Being demonstrated for feedback at HIMSS10, the eICU Program/SharePoint solution seeks to aggregate critical patient information in a way that can be easily accessed, seamlessly shared and simply utilized. Combining users’ familiarity with Microsoft interfaces and SharePoint’s strengths, the solution aims to create a standardized front-end analytics portal to display information from the Philips VISICU eICU Program database and enables executives to view, share and analyze ICU data relating to their health system’s operations.

“In today’s data-intensive, fast-paced critical care environment, specialists often make critical life and death decisions for the patients under their care,” said Curtis Veal, M.D., Critical Care and eICU Medical Director for Swedish Medical Center. “We continue to utilize advanced systems like the eICU Program that facilitate shared access to both clinical and operational data for optimal delivery of patient care.”

Philips IntelliVue XDS
Philips and Microsoft will also demonstrate technology interoperability with a look at the first of Philips’ patient monitoring connectivity products, currently being adapted to run on Windows 7.

Philips IntelliVue XDS Clinical Workstation provides fast, convenient access to patient-focused clinical information from hospital IT systems on Philips IntelliVue monitors. XDS creates a flexible, customizable clinical workspace, combining patient monitoring views and IT applications, with the ability to interact freely among them to optimize patient care. By leveraging the user-friendly capabilities of Microsoft Windows 7, IntelliVue XDS will allows users the ability to launch multiple third-party IT applications within the familiar Windows environment.

To see the demonstrations at HIMSS, please visit the Philips Healthcare booth #1933 and Philips VISICU booth #2232.


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