In addition to these image-guided therapy solutions, Philips has provided the UOHI’s new Cardiac Surgery intensive care unit with a new patient monitoring network consisting of 22 Philips IntelliVue MX800 and central surveillance stations. This gives healthcare providers a holistic view of their patients’ status, allowing them to make more informed decisions at the point of care.
“The University of Ottawa Heart Institute is thrilled that the time has finally come to introduce our next generation, state-of-the art expanded facility that will enable us to continue providing world-class cardiac care for patients and families of the Greater Ottawa Region and beyond,” said Dr. Thierry Mesana, President and CEO, The University of Ottawa Heart Institute. “We strive to deliver high-tech care with a personal touch, shape the way cardiovascular medicine is practiced, and revolutionize cardiac treatment and understanding – and we could not do this without having access to the newest and most innovative health system technological solutions available.”
“At Philips we look beyond technology and into the experiences of patients, providers, caregivers across the entire health continuum,” said Iain Burns, President & CEO, Philips Canada. “Our work with The University of Ottawa Heart Institute is a fantastic example of how we aim to understand the needs of our customers, so that we can offer a flexible business partnership that promotes a smooth working relationship, so that the hospital can focus on what matters: advancing the health of patients in their community.”
As a leading innovator in cardiovascular care, Philips has focused on delivering integrated solutions comprising of interventional imaging systems, smart devices, software and services – that the company put together with its partners, like the UOHI, to solve a particular problem. In this way, Philips actively addresses the opportunities for healthcare providers to help improve patient outcomes and productivity.