DOTmed Home MRI Oncology Ultrasound Molecular Imaging X-Ray Cardiology Health IT Business Affairs
News Home Parts & Service Operating Room CT Women's Health Proton Therapy Endoscopy HTMs Mobile Imaging
SEARCH
Current Location:
>
> This Story


Log in or Register to rate this News Story
Forward Printable StoryPrint Comment
advertisement

 

advertisement

 

Health IT Homepage

Ramsoft partners with QliqSOFT Enables secure messaging of information on mobiles among doctors and patients

Amazon Comprehend Medical to bring natural language processing to healthcare A new HIPAA-eligible machine learning service

Agfa showcases rad/fluoro DR 800 system at RSNA Enhance patient and operator comfort

EBM Technologies brings PACS image viewing to iPad Pro at RSNA System works with any PACS, enabling FDA-cleared remote reading

Arterys touts cloud-native platform and regulatory approval in 98 countries AI capabilities with 'unmatched' security

Carestream unveils interactive multimedia and workflow enhancements Enhancing collaboration and productivity among providers and patients

Nuance launches AI Marketplace expansion with 40+ AI radiology 'app developer' network Also unveils cloud-based version of PowerScribe One reporting platform

University of Utah Health among first to leverage Philips Illumeo PACS with adaptive intelligence On display at RSNA

Siemens unveils syngo Virtual Cockpit software for CT, MR and PET at RSNA Offers remote expert technicians when needed

Intelerad acquires Clario for PACS-agnostic worklist capabilities Will ramp up presence in Seattle to leverage cloud technology expertise

#HIMSS17

Philips leadership shares health vision at HIMSS media event

by John W. Mitchell , Senior Correspondent
As HIMSS kicked off on Monday morning, five Philips executives met with a small group of reporters to discuss the company's singular commitment to advancing population health management and informatics.

With them was Dr. Kevin Dellsperger, vice president and chief medical officer of Augusta University Hospital (AUH), who described his frontline experiences saving lives with the Philips IntelliVue Guardian analytic support platform, which analyzes subtle patient changes and notifies clinicians when preset limits are exceeded.

Story Continues Below Advertisement

RamSoft PowerServer™ RIS/PACS - Enabling Efficient Diagnostic Imaging

RamSoft's PowerServer™ RIS/PACS is an intuitive, single database application that enables healthcare practices to operate diagnostic imaging more efficiently than ever before.Why is this important? Click to find out.



“It’s a modified early warning system that makes decisions on two of our units,” said Dellsperger, a cardiologist whose facility is in a three-year partnership with Philips.

IntelliVue Guardian technology reveals subtle changes in respiration oxygen levels four to six hours before cardiac arrest. He said these changes are so slight that without notification it's common for inexperienced resident physicians and new nurses to miss them.

The technology has resulted in an 88 percent reduction in predictable codes, added Dellsperger.

“This fills an important gap for our nurses, who are staffed at a six-to-one patient ratio,” he said. “They check on patients once an hour and often aren’t taking vital signs. This gives them the tools they need to identify patients most at risk.”

Jeroen Tas, Philips' newly appointed chief innovation and strategy officer, outlined another Philips project in development that will similarly monitor vital signs, such as respiration and skin hue, of patients waiting in the emergency room. The technology uses predictive analytics to perform triage and can alert the emergency staff if a patient needs to be seen as a priority.

“We’re looking at health in a different way,” Tas said. “In the era of fee-for-value delivery we must support [everything from] healthy living, eating and prevention, to precise diagnosis with the technology, and the right therapy. This includes when patients transition out of acute care to tracking them at home after discharge.”

Sanjay Chikarmane, senior vice president and general manager of Enterprise Informatics, at Illumia, a Philips partner, spoke of the company’s precision medicine research. He noted that the first sequencing of human genomics, achieved in 2003, took ten years and cost three billion dollars. He noted that today’s instruments can now sequence the same sequences in under a day for less than a thousand dollars.

“We’ve overcome the barriers of time and cost,” said Chikarmane. “Now the challenge is to interpret all this data.” He said that the Philips gnomic platform has the capacity to take such gnomic intelligence mainstream by making the information clinically actionable.

“'Value-based' continues to change delivery to population health,“ said Tom Zajac, business group leader for Population Health Management at Philips. “One of the keys is not just who to target in terms of population health, but what action is needed going forward — from when the patient moves from hospital to home, and providing device coaching — to providing a complete care environment.”

Health IT Homepage


You Must Be Logged In To Post A Comment

Advertise
Increase Your
Brand Awareness
Auctions + Private Sales
Get The
Best Price
Buy Equipment/Parts
Find The
Lowest Price
Daily News
Read The
Latest News
Directory
Browse All
DOTmed Users
Ethics on DOTmed
View Our
Ethics Program
Gold Parts Vendor Program
Receive PH
Requests
Gold Service Dealer Program
Receive RFP/PS
Requests
Healthcare Providers
See all
HCP Tools
Jobs/Training
Find/Fill
A Job
Parts Hunter +EasyPay
Get Parts
Quotes
Recently Certified
View Recently
Certified Users
Recently Rated
View Recently
Certified Users
Rental Central
Rent Equipment
For Less
Sell Equipment/Parts
Get The
Most Money
Service Technicians Forum
Find Help
And Advice
Simple RFP
Get Equipment
Quotes
Virtual Trade Show
Find Service
For Equipment
Access and use of this site is subject to the terms and conditions of our LEGAL NOTICE & PRIVACY NOTICE
Property of and Proprietary to DOTmed.com, Inc. Copyright ©2001-2018 DOTmed.com, Inc.
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED