The University of Vermont (UVM) Health Network, a leading provider of quality care has signed a 10-year strategic partnership agreement with Philips. The partnership, which extends an existing relationship between the two organizations will help support staff in providing high-quality care and advance efforts to improve the health of the population in Vermont and Northern New York.
Why UVM Health Network Selected Philips
The UVM Health Network provides high-quality care for patients on both sides of Lake Champlain, from the Green Mountains of Vermont to the Adirondacks of Northern New York. The six hospitals in Vermont and New York are working together as a network to ensure that patients get the right care, in the right place, at the right time – whether that care is best delivered in a physician’s office in rural Elizabethtown, or in an operating room in Burlington. The partnership with Philips will support these efforts, including the UVM Medical Center’s Robert E. and Holly D. Miller Building, where staff will rely on the latest in Philips technology to anticipate and respond to patient needs.
Improve Care and Optimize Workflows for Enhanced Patient, Staff Experience
Connecting the UVM Health Network with advanced digital Philips innovations like imaging systems, ultrasound, patient monitoring, and clinical informatics, the partnership will offer a comprehensive range of clinical and business solutions and consulting services. These technologies and services will help the UVM Health Network better integrate workflows for a more seamless patient experience.
The partnership will help create a consistent patient experience across the UVM Health Network, as well as contribute to predictability in costs. Further, the UVM Health Network will work with Philips to streamline workflows, optimize medical technology deployment, and collaborate to achieve operational excellence. This will include access to Philips technologies and services such as PerformanceBridge, which can further drive operational efficiency across modalities.
Impact of Partnership
“By working together as a network, and relying on the most innovative technology, we will be able to provide the highest quality care to our patients in Vermont and Northern New York,” said Dr. John Brumsted, President and CEO of the UVM Health Network. “Our continued partnership with Philips will help us better understand and care for our patients, wherever they come to us. Leveraging technology helps our clinical staff provide the best care at the bedside throughout the network.”