Philips has sponsored an in-depth assessment of acute unscheduled care, the demands on acute care providers, and use of the emergency department across 7 countries. This research paper explores the similarities and differences in the factors leading to acute unscheduled care demands, care decision making, and care delivery in the ED and beyond.
The increase in patient demand for critical care services, caused by the aging population and advances in medicine that extend life expectancy has put a tremendous strain on critical care¹. Delivering high quality critical care to your patients with limited staff and financial resources demands new approaches and thinking in today's complex healthcare environment.
Our critical care solutions provide the actionable information you may need for early patient intervention, allowing you to leverage scarce resources and deliver high-quality care to patients efficiently.
Advanced physiologic monitoring and clinical informatics
Algorithms that aggregate patient data from multiple sources
Multi-platform, network-wide compatibility with IT infrastructure
Tele-health technologies that assist with patient management
Point of care imaging facilitating streamlined patient management
As your clinical partner for real-time, point-of-care ICU solutions, we can help you speed decision-making and intervene early to improve care across your enterprise.
When University Health System (UHS) added a new million-square foot building to its complex in 2012, its leadership chose a WLAN Infrastructure to support its 325 IntelliVue MX40 patient-worn monitors, as well as its other monitoring and healthcare IT needs.
From the moment the Philips Sparq touchscreen mobile ultrasound system was delivered to the critical care team at The John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, the system made a huge impact on the service clinicians were able to deliver.
Philips and Masimo partner in patient monitoring and select therapy solutions
Sensor and signal processing technologies are an essential component of patient monitoring solutions, and Masimo is a prolific innovator in this field. In 2016 Philips and Masimo signed a multi-year business partnership agreement in patient monitoring and select therapy solutions.
Philips rehabilitates the ICU department at Machakos Hospital
In May 2015, Philips unveiled an entirely refurbished Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in the Hospital (Machakos County) Kenya. This is the first of eleven ICU departments in hospitals across the country that Philips is transforming as part of a tender contract awarded to Philips by the Central Government of Kenya to support healthcare revitalization across the country.
With ever-rising healthcare costs, staff shortages, and a need for compliance with evolving national care standards, leveraging clinical information has become a key component to drive improvements in quality of care. Interoperable with most EMRs with HL7 capabilities, IntelliSpace Critical Care and Anesthesia (ICCA) helps by providing advanced clinical decision support software and structured documentation and analysis tools across the care continuum.
You no longer have to trade performance for portability, the Philips CX50 POC system combines excellent image quality with a small, lightweight, and highly maneuverable cart, making it easy to bring premium performance ultrasound to the bedside.
1 Society of Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Statistics webpage
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