The pHealth 2009 workshop opens by a visit to HP European Health Centre of Excellence. In this centre, HP and the partners Imatis, Cisco, Telenor and Microsoft present and demonstrate the technology-solutions for the digital hospital. It is unique that so many large companies comes together to cooperate and create the best technology for health.
The vision for the HP HCoE is:"Deliver state of the art technology to secure meaningful information anytime, anywhere within a hospital environment, and thus improve patient care and technology efficiency".
In parallel with the technology demo, the centre will also present experiences from the implementation of the digital hospital infrastructure at St.Olavs Hospital in Trondheim, one of the most advanced hospitals in Europe. The way forward, presenting solutions for home care settings will also be discussed.
The Digital Hospital Infrastructure (DHI) is a framework of products, solutions and services, which enables the construction of a Digital Hospital. DHI lays the foundation for a health service environment that offers a better quality of care, improvements in patient safety, and greater productivity for healthcare professionals.DHI is based around a single IP connectivity and integration platform that connects different hospital systems together and meets the availability, security and reliability requirements of clinical applications.
In a Digital Hospital, the following critical technologies are integrated to work together, freeing staff to focus on delivering better care:
Published August 6, 2009
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