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Philips Expands Population Health Management Business

Ahead of the weekend, MHW learned that Royal Philips — a global leader in health technology — has acquired VitalHealth, a leading provider of cloud-based population health management solutions for the delivery of personalized care outside of the hospital, for example, in regional care networks.
We’re told that VitalHealth’s products and services are being used by more than 100 healthcare networks in various countries including the US, India, China, Sweden, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands.

The company was founded in 2006 by Mayo Clinic and Noaber Foundation (the Netherlands) and employs approximately 200 employees.

Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Philips Introduces New teleICU Enterprise Software at ATA 2017

Royal Philips, a global powerhouse in health technology, announced the debut of its eCareManager 4.1 enterprise telehealth software this week at the American Telemedicine Association’s Annual Telemedicine Meeting & Trade Show (ATA 2017) in Orlando, Flordia.

This latest advanced telehealth technology builds on Philips’ “proven success in delivering population health management solutions to help combat shortages of critical care teams by providing actionable insights to help improve outcomes in the most complex patient cases,” the company says.

Additionally, the streamlined workflows of eCareManager 4.1 allow intensivists to provide more efficient care across a larger patient population, allowing for greater scale and potentially reducing operating costs.

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Philips and Bon Secours Charity Health System Announce Long-Term Strategic Partnership

partnershipAhead of the weekend, MHW learned that Royal Philips and Bon Secours Charity Health System have secured a multi-year, strategic partnership agreement with a potential  value of $180 million.
The agreement, a provided announcement reads, will make Philips solutions available to BSCHS in support of their goal to transform the delivery of healthcare to the residents of New York’s Hudson Valley, including population health programs that can improve care and help build healthier communities.

The partnership, which is based on an enterprise managed services model, will provide BSCHS with advanced medical technologies such as imaging systems, patient monitoring, telehealth and clinical informatics solutions and a comprehensive range of clinical and business consulting services.

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Philips, Masimo Partner for Improved Patient Monitoring

Phillips Joins The World Of App-Based HealthcareRoyal Philips and Masimo Corporation have announced a “wide-ranging, multi-year business partnership” involving both companies’ innovations in patient monitoring and therapy solutions.

According to an announcement emailed to MHW, the partnership includes joint marketing and sales programs in North America and certain markets in Asia and Europe for Masimo’s non-invasive sensor technologies, such as its rainbow and SET platforms, in conjunction with Philips’ patient monitoring and select therapy solutions.

In addition, Philips will in the future integrate Masimo SedLine® brain function monitoring, O3™ regional oximetry, and Nomoline™ capnography technologies in certain Philips IntelliVue® monitors.

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Philips Announces New Web Based Echo Reporting

heartbeatThis week, Royal Philips announced the launch of IntelliSpace Cardiovascular 2.1, the latest version of its next-generation Cardiovascular Image and Information Management System.

The offering is being showcased at the Philips Booth (#E4-N100) during the ESC Congress 2016, we’re told.

According to a statement emailed to MHW, IntelliSpace Cardiovascular provides clinicians with a single point of access anytime and virtually anywhere and allows for web-based echo reporting, delivering diagnostic quality viewing of echo images.
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Philips Rolls Out Ecosystem of Connected Wearable Technologies

Philips Rolls Out Ecosystem of Connected Wearable TechnologiesKicking off the month of August on a healthy note, Royal Philips today announced the global availability of wearable technologies and the first in a series of personal health programs.

The programs in question, we’re told, are designed to “empower consumers to take greater control of their health.”

The medical-grade health monitoring devices — a health watch, connected scale, blood pressure monitor and thermometer — and a fully integrated companion HealthSuite Health App will be available at www.philips.com/healthprograms beginning August 1.

Over 66 million Americans over the age of 50 have at least one chronic disease, yet research suggests that up to 90 percent of chronic conditions can be prevented through lifestyle changes, the Philips’ team says, noting that the company’s new products are designed to help those at risk of chronic disease to start measuring, keep monitoring and stay motivated in creating sustainable behavior change.
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Infographic: Connected Health and the Rise of BYOD

AGNITY MobileCare Platform Tapped by Tech MahindraWith the proliferation of personal technologies, the “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) concept is helping to lead the way toward a more integrated model of care delivery that puts the patient at the center and focuses on improved access and better outcomes. For HCPs and patients alike, we’re seeing BYOD on the rise as a “digitally native” generation comes of age and advanced connectivity becomes the norm.

This week, MHW was privy to a new infographic from Philips that details the rise of BYOD, the benefits of such platforms and key considerations for the industry.

To check it out, take a gander below. Additionally, Randy Hamlin, VP, Segment Leader, Philips Ultramobile recently wrote about the benefits of the BYOD movement. To review his insightful take, click here.
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