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Geisinger Health System to Launch eICU(R) Program



8/25/2009 9:48:39 AM

BALTIMORE, Aug. 25, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Royal Philips Electronics announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Geisinger Health System to launch an eICU Program. The Philips VISICU eICU(R) Program combines early warning alerts and remote monitoring technology to connect off-site critical care specialists with intensive care unit (ICU) patients and their bedside care teams. Geisinger is expected to leverage the program's proven track record of reducing medical complications and improving the care provided to patients.

Philips VISICU is leading the transformation of critical care through its eICU Program. Using remote monitoring technology and clinical intelligence, critical care resources are leveraged to enhance specialist access, improve clinical outcomes, and reduce healthcare costs. To learn more, visit www.eicu.net.

Contacts:

Deb Dominianni; 410-843-4565

SOURCE Royal Philips Electronics

CONTACT: Deb Dominianni for Philips, +1-410-843-4565,
deb.dominianni@philips.com

Web site: http://www.philips.com/newscenter/


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