Ascom announces a strategic distribution partnership with GE Healthcare in Europe for intensive care units
Ascom Holding AG / Ascom announces a strategic distribution partnership with GE Healthcare in Europe for intensive care units . Processed and transmitted by Nasdaq Corporate Solutions. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
BAAR, Switzerland, Oct. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ascom (SWX:ASCN.SW) and GE Healthcare announce a strategic distribution partnership in Europe of Digistat Patient Watch solution. Designed specifically for Intensive Care Units and released by Ascom, this innovative solution helps healthcare professionals gain instant visibility to patient status.
Based on Ascom's connectivity, clinical workflow and mobility expertise, the Digistat Patient Watch solution provides clinicians throughout Europe with an innovative solution to address the needs of Intensive Care Units (ICUs). This partnership further expands the existing global relationship between GE and Ascom.
In traditional ICUs, each patient is wired to up to ten medical equipment - from monitoring devices to ventilators or infusion pumps. These high-end technologies provide clinicians with critical information and alert them when staff intervention is required. But this can sometimes lead to alarm fatigue, with care givers being exposed to up to 1,000 alarms per shift1, even though up to 99% of those do not even require clinical intervention2.
The new alarm management solution called Digistat Patient Watch, collects data from a variety of devices connected to the patient providing a holistic view at the patient bedside level and at the ICU level. Clinicians gain visibility on patient status, highlighting alarms and warnings occurring on any connected device. This critical data can also be displayed on a handheld mobile device, such as the Ascom Myco 2 which is designed specifically for clinical staff. The benefits for healthcare professionals may include helping improve staff efficiency, supporting better organization of patient care and implementing procedures to reduce the number of alarms.
"Digistat Patient Watch helps clinicians leverage patient data to increase situational awareness and align priorities. It has the potential to change their practice and improve workflow efficiency," says André Neu, Head of Platform Solutions for Ascom.
"Digistat Patient Watch is an important addition to GE Healthcare's portfolio of solutions for the Intensive Care, and we are delighted with this expanded collaboration with Ascom," adds Olivier Bosc, General Manager of Life Care Solutions Europe at GE Healthcare.
For more information on the Digistat Patient Watch solution, as well as on Ascom's innovative clinical care solutions, please visit: www.ascom.com.
Ascom is a global solutions provider focused on healthcare ICT and mobile workflow solutions. The vision of Ascom is to close digital information gaps allowing for the best possible decisions - anytime and anywhere. Ascom's mission is to provide mission-critical, real-time solutions for highly mobile, ad hoc, and time-sensitive environments. Ascom uses its unique product and solutions portfolio and software architecture capabilities to devise integration and mobilization solutions that provide truly smooth, complete and efficient workflows for healthcare as well as for industry and retail sectors.
Ascom is headquartered in Baar (Switzerland), has subsidiaries in 15 countries and employs around 1,200 people worldwide. Ascom registered shares (ASCN) are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange in Zurich.
1 Alarm fatigue: impacts on patient safety, Ruskin KJ, Hueske-Kraus D. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2015; 28: 685-690.
2 Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goal: Alarm Management |ECRI top 10 Health Technology Hazard
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