April 28, 2022
South Carolina’s largest healthcare system adopts Philips software solutions for patient monitoring and enterprise imaging, helping drive interoperability and data analytics, and deliver Quadruple Aim
Amsterdam, Netherlands and South Carolina, United States –Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global health technology leader, and Prisma Health, South Carolina’s largest nonprofit health system, today announced that they have entered into a multi-year agreement to help the healthcare system to achieve enterprise interoperability, standardize patient monitoring, and drive innovation in enterprise imaging solutions to improve patient care and enhance clinical performance. As South Carolina’s largest private not-for-profit healthcare system and second-largest private company, Prisma Health aims to achieve the Quadruple Aim: Improve patient and staff satisfaction, reduce costs, and improve outcomes for all. the South Carolinas.
Prisma Health was formed in 2017 when Greenville Health System and Palmetto Health, two of South Carolina’s most reputable healthcare systems, came together as one organization. Today, Prisma Health has nearly 3,000 licensed beds and 18 acute and specialty care hospitals, as well as 270 physician practices serving 21 counties. They treat more than a million unique patients across their networks each year, including 368,000 virtual care visits and just under half a million emergency room visits.
“When our two regional healthcare organizations merged, an enterprise-wide technology strategy became essential to standardize best practices across the system, creating new bridges between hospital and home care. and continuing to drive innovation,” said Rich Rogers, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer, Prisma Health. “At Prisma Health, we wanted to engage a partner to help us tackle data integration and unleash the power of patient data so that we are able to provide our patients with the best care anywhere in our service areas. We want to put the right tools in the hands of our clinicians to enable them to better share information, collaborate and help transform care for the communities we serve.”
With the secure Philips HealthSuite cloud platform at its core, Philips is committed to enterprise interoperability. Philips’ solution portfolio includes real-time patient monitoring, therapy devices, telehealth, image management and IT solutions including radiology and cardiology PACS, advanced visualization, independent archiving of providers (VNA) and Philips Enterprise Viewer – Motion View, and interoperability solutions, including the industry-leading Philips Capsule medical device information platform. Prisma Health will not only have access to these technologies, it will also be the largest installation of Philips Enterprise Performance Analytics – Performance Bridge – in North America. Performance Bridge gives healthcare professionals access to near real-time service performance data through an easy-to-use interactive dashboard. Regardless of vendor, Performance Bridge unifies information across different imaging modalities and IT solutions to optimize organizational efficiency, drive adherence to standards of care, and facilitate additional revenue streams. Prisma Health plans to use Performance Bridge to drive innovation and monitor its delivery of quality healthcare.
“At Philips, we made a conscious decision to create an end-to-end business strategy that will help our customers overcome interoperability barriers and enable data sharing,” said Vitor Rocha, Head of Market for Philips North America. “Health systems shouldn’t have to worry about integrating technology, so we’ve developed vendor-neutral solutions based on standards and frameworks that bring together data from applications, systems and devices. This allows our partners to focus on what is most important to them and their patients – continuously improving the patient journey and outcomes.
Strategic Long-Term Partnerships (LSPs) are a growing trend within hospitals and healthcare systems to better manage the cost and complexity of their technology investments over a defined period, while expanding access to quality care. advanced medical devices to improve patient outcomes. Philips is a leading language service provider and continues to work with forward-thinking organizations such as Prisma Health to develop standards, best practices and predictive technologies that can redefine the future of healthcare.
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Philips North America
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About Royal Philips
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is a leading health technology company focused on improving the health and well-being of people and driving better outcomes in the across the health continuum – from healthy living and prevention to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Philips relies on cutting-edge technology and in-depth clinical and consumer insights to deliver integrated solutions. Based in the Netherlands, the company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring and health informatics, as well as consumer health and care. residence. Philips generated sales of €17.2 billion in 2021 and employs approximately 78,000 employees with sales and service in over 100 countries. Information about Philips can be found at www.philips.com/newscenter.
About Prisma Health
Prisma Health is a nonprofit health care company and South Carolina’s largest health care system. With nearly 30,000 team members, 18 acute and specialty hospitals, 2,947 beds, and more than 300 outpatient sites with nearly 2,000 physicians, Prisma Health serves more than 1.5 million unique patients each year in its 21-county market area that covers 50% of South Carolina. Prisma Health’s goal is to improve the health of all South Carolina residents by improving clinical quality, patient experience, and access to affordable care, as well as conducting clinical research and training the next generation of healthcare professionals. Visit PrismaHealth.org for more information.