South Carolina’s largest non-profit health system is upgrading its technology and equipment capabilities through a new ten-year partnership.
Located in Greenville, South Carolina Prism Health Announced on Tuesday that it has Established a 10-year partnership with Siemens MedicalThese organizations will deploy new medical technologies at all Prisma Health sites, including 18 acute care and specialty hospitals and approximately 300 outpatient sites. They will also cooperate to form an intelligence insight center.
David Pacitti, president and head of Siemens Healthineers Americas, said in an email that Prisma Health will deploy a series of new Siemens systems, including MRI, CT scanners and portable X-ray machines.
In addition, the health system will deploy digital solutions, such as Siemens’ teamplay digital health platform for cross-departmental interoperability, syngo.via imaging software for advanced visualization, and syngo Virtual Cockpit software for remote scanning assistance.
“[The partnership] Reflects our shared vision and motivation to do more together,” Pacitti said. “We are building a unique relationship that will allow us to jointly innovate and change the way we provide care for all the lives we come into contact with. “
For example, Prisma Health spokesperson Sandy Dees said in an email that, for example, the new technology provided by Siemens will help reduce the number of repeated scans that need to be performed for a variety of reasons, including because the patient is moving during the imaging study.
“This will save the patient from additional radiation exposure and the cost of another imaging study,” he said.
Another key aspect of the partnership is the Intelligence Insight Center. The main goal of the center is to support clinical decision-making through the use of data analysis and artificial intelligence tools.
The center will also evaluate the potential of computer-assisted workflow tools to improve care and reduce the time spent on operational tasks.
Mark O’Halla, President and CEO of Prisma Health, said in a press release: “The collaboration brings breakthrough opportunities to enhance clinical care through the latest medical technology, simplify our processes, and promote disease prevention, early diagnosis and treatment. New developments come.” “This is especially important as we increasingly transition to value-based healthcare.”
He said that with the deployment of new technologies and the establishment of intelligence insight centers, the health system will provide employees with additional workforce development plans to develop new technical skills.
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