Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG) and Centre Hospitalier Régional Universitaire (CHRU) de Nancy, France today announced a 10-year agreement to implement Philips’ IntelliSpace enterprise imaging solution, including Illumeo software with adaptive intelligence.
CHRU de Nancy is a public health institution that provides 1.2 million consultation visits and inpatient stays each year. The agreement will enable the hospital to streamline complex medical image data management across its departments.
The agreement will enable CHRU de Nancy to improve productivity, enhance collaboration between clinicians, and ultimately improve patient outcomes, according to Jean-Christophe Calvo, head of the hospital’s biomedical department. “The combination of our scale and expertise in research, and their comprehensive informatics solution, will enable us to better connect people and data, as well as providing a foundation for us to leverage artificial intelligence in healthcare,” Calvo said in a news release.
“The diagnostic value of medical imaging for the assessment of the anatomy and function of disease continues to increase, as the field evolves and new techniques emerge,” said Daniel Mandry, head of the hospital’s imaging department for women and children. “High-quality medical imaging data management is key to providing a precise diagnosis. As the amount of data we capture for each patient dramatically increases, we expect Philips Illumeo to help us improve our workflows and enhance the user experience by adapting to the clinical and user context. This will free up time for our radiologists to focus on diagnosis.”
Philips’ IntelliSpace enterprise imaging solution includes:
- A universal data manager, which combines efficient care with comprehensive clinical data management.
- A clinical radiology user interface designed to optimize the impact radiologists have on patient care.
- A radiology workspace that offers intelligent workflow and collaboration tools to enhance radiologist efficiency.
- Illumeo software with adaptive intelligence.
“In today’s rapidly changing healthcare environment, managing image data is increasingly challenging, with greater clinical demands and image data management complexity,” said Calum Cunningham, Philips’ business leader for enterprise diagnostic informatics. “Our partnership with CHRU de Nancy will support the hospital’s shift toward the delivery of value-based care, securely connecting patients, the care team and data across the entire health system.”
CHRU de Nancy is the first healthcare organization in Europe to deploy Philips Illumeo in routine primary diagnostic use. Separately, Philips also recently agreed to a two-year research partnership with Lille University Hospital in northern France on the hospital’s experience with Illumeo, as well as investigating new enhancements for the platform.