News | February 19, 2014

Barco Showcases Industry's Only Interoperable Bedside Patient Engagement Solution At HIMSS 2014

Barco, a global leader in healthcare visualization and IT systems, will demonstrate its turnkey patient engagement and clinical collaboration solution, CareConnex, representing the optimum platform for bedside interactive patient care. Available in a variety of integrated hardware/software options, CareConnex is uniquely interoperable with hospitals’ existing IT infrastructures enabling fast, streamlined and cost-effective implementation. Barco will present CareConnex and other healthcare IT solutions at HIMSS 2014 from February 24-27 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, USA.

Barco designs and develops healthcare IT solutions that combine to deliver the complete picture of connected care, and whichare purpose-built to help healthcare organizations optimize clinical workflow in the face of ever-increasing patient volumes. Networked enterprise systems are becoming the go-to solution for improving efficiency and reducing costs in the delivery of care, while assisting with patient education, leading to more successful health outcomes.

Engaging the patient at the bedside for improved health outcomes
CareConnex provides a user-friendly technology gateway to central medical information (EMR/EHR/HIS), enabling a more convenient, patient-centric workflow that enhances efficiency and coordination among clinicians and staff. Patients can personalize their experience with a diverse array of entertainment, communications and education content at their fingertips, much of whichis geared toward promoting a smooth, successful recovery. CareConnex software is powered by Hospedia.

“CareConnex fulfills all of the important objectives hospitals are trying to achieve with respect to a full-featured patient engagement platform: enhanced patient satisfaction, greater clinical efficiency, compliance with Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirements, and the opportunity to create new revenue streams,” comments Mike Sklar, Vice President Healthcare for Barco North America. “The best interactive patient care solutions personalize the patient experience and engage patients in the care process, which can lead to higher HCAHPS scores and potentially increase reimbursements.”

Accurate image consistency and cleanability
Barco’s expanding Eonis line of clinical displays enhance clinical collaboration by providing specialists with the accurate, precise images they need, ensuring consistent images on every display across the network. Eonis displays are designed for use throughout the medical environment and can be installed on mobile carts, arms, and wall mounts for a variety of applications. Eonis also features versions that are fully cleanable when installed in environments where disinfection is critical.

Proven performance in multi-modality imaging
The Coronis Fusion 6MP LED display system for radiology leads the industry in multi-modality imaging, featuring optimized glass, intelligent sensors and other patented technologies that facilitate fast, accurate diagnosis. More than 13,500 Coronis Fusion 6MP DL display systems are installed around the globe.

The only display indicated for breast tomosynthesis
The Barco Mammo Tomosynthesis 5MP is the only digital mammography display that has been indicated by the FDA specifically for breast tomosynthesis, featuring up to 4X brightness and double the lifetime of other mammography displays.

HIMSS attendees can view CareConnex and other Barco Healthcare solutions at the Barco booth #6083.

About Barco
Barco, a global technology company, designs and develops networked visualization products for a variety of selected professional markets. Barco has its own facilities for Sales & Marketing, Customer Support, R&D and Manufacturing in Europe, NorthAmerica and APAC. Barco is active in more than 90 countries with 4,000 employees worldwide. Barcoposted sales of 1.158 billion euros in 2013.

SOURCE: Barco

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