Philips in pact with Vidyo for enterprise-wide deployment of telehealth services

Telecom Lead India: Royal
Philips Electronics and Vidyo are collaborating for the Enterprise-wide
deployment of next-generation telehealth services.

The partnership will provide health system providers with an
approach for extending telehealth solutions across the enterprise to improve
patient care and clinician workflow while also reducing costs.

The deployment of these telehealth services will require
scalable and flexible advanced video technology to adapt to the full range of
clinical workstations and mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets and

Under the collaboration, Philips enterprise telehealth
solutions will incorporate remote physiologic monitoring, advanced
clinical decision support, and Vidyo’s Adaptive Video Layering Technology, into
a powerful clinical platform for communications.

Philips is committed to working with industry leaders to
better address healthcare needs by expanding telehealth services beyond the
ICU, as well as externally to remote clinics, physician offices, and into the
home,” said Mike Mancuso, senior vice president & general manager,
Enterprise Patient Informatics Solutions and Patient Monitoring Systems, for
Philips Healthcare.

This interoperable platform, based on the proven eICU
program, will aggregate clinical informatics solutions designed to improve the
quality of patient care, and key performance indicators such as patient
mortality, length of stay, hospital-acquired infections, and hospital
readmissions across health system enterprises.

“The collaboration between Philips and Vidyo is not
only a boon to our respective companies, but to the telehealth industry, in
general. Healthcare providers and patients alike will benefit from this solution’s
extremely natural interaction experience, enabled by the very low latency of
Vidyo’s technology. This high-quality experience enhances the remote physician
patient interaction, promoting a higher level of patient trust,” said Amnon
Gavish, senior VP of Vertical Solutions at Vidyo.

REACH Health deploys Vidyo platform to offer video
communications to medical practitioners

Recently, Vidyo announced its association with REACH Health,
a provider of interactive physician-to-patient access to integrate Vidyo
technology into its software platform.

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