Philips, WMCHealth Sign Deal to Redefine Quality Healthcare Across New York's Hudson Valley
FREMONT, CA: Royal Philips, a diversified health and Well-being company, and Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) has signed deal to improve healthcare for millions of patient across New York’s Hudson Valley.
The collaborations of Philips and WMCHealth aim to redefine how quality care is delivered in various areas such as radiology, cardiology, neurology, oncology and pediatrics. Philips will provide WMCHealth with clinical and business consulting services, advanced medical technologies such as imaging systems, patient monitoring, telehealth, and clinical informatics solutions, reports Bernie Monegain for Healthcare IT News.
"Our alliance with Philips not only gives us access to the latest in connected digital health technologies, it will allow us to collaborate on pro-active health management and co-create new patient-centered models of care for the Hudson Valley area. Together, we are working to keep the Hudson Valley healthy through a model that supports innovation and transformation in a value-driven environment,” said Michael D. Israel, president and CEO, WMCHealth.
WMCHealth run beyond the single-campus academic medical center as it serve as health care provider in multi-location. The hospitals have been able to improve radiology volumes and cut MRI waiting times in half, 35 percent reduction in technology spending, while improving clinical quality, noted Philips.
“In order for us to make the large-scale improvements that will truly impact the lives of our patients, we need to think longer term and be able to adapt quickly as technology evolves,” said Michael.