Navigation Links
IBM Establishes Global Healthcare Centre of Excellence in La Gaude, France
Date:5/13/2009

BRUSSELS and LA GAUDE, France, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it will open a new Global Healthcare Centre of Excellence located in La Gaude, France.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO )

Expanding its global healthcare capability, the Centre of Excellence will help IBM healthcare clients design and create healthcare and life sciences solutions that improve care delivery, predict and prevent disease and enable smarter individual health and wellness.

Specialists at the Centre will provide deep levels of industry knowledge and expertise in areas such as research, design and solutions across electronic medical and health records, healthcare analytics, business intelligence and patient-centric solutions.

From this base in the IBM Business Solutions Centre at La Gaude, the Centre of Excellence will draw upon the knowledge and expertise of up to 4,000 IBM healthcare IT and healthcare process experts worldwide.

"The new La Gaude Centre is an important aspect of our global strategy," said Sean Hogan, Vice President, IBM Global Healthcare & Life Sciences. "Not only can we showcase healthcare best practice capabilities that we observe around the world, but we can also create a collaborative environment in which to work with clients to create new insights and innovations that improve the value that our health systems provide to citizens."

The Centre will host a range of immersive solutions showcases that illustrate healthcare scenarios. Featuring applications running in home, general practitioner clinic, hospital and emergency response centre environments, visiting clients will be able to experience real-life situations to help them visualise and jointly develop smarter systems.

Focusing on healthcare analytics, business intelligence, electronic medical and health records, identity management and unified communications, the Centre will offer experiential demonstrations; architecture consultancy; proof of concept and prototype demonstrations; integration of partner solutions; and, complex solutions design.

It will also provide prototyping across areas such as RFID, telemedicine, regional and national health portals, telematics and mobile applications.

"By establishing the Centre of Excellence, we can enable our clients to build collaborative, co-ordinated healthcare systems and electronic medical records that stimulate integration and efficiency," said Francois Commagnac, Leader, Global Healthcare Centre of Excellence, IBM. "As an increasing number of clients seek to implement instrumented, interconnected and intelligent systems, the Centre is an ideal environment in which to experience and demonstrate the value of Smarter Healthcare."

Elsewhere in Europe, IBM drives healthcare innovation at its Zurich Research Laboratory. Researchers at Zurich successfully developed the Anatomic and Symbolic Mapper Engine (ASME), which enables doctors to navigate a 3D virtual map of the human body and access medical information graphically. ASME is currently being piloted at the Thy-Mors hospital in northern Denmark.

    Contact information:

    Joe Hanley
    IBM Media Relations, Europe
    hanleyj@uk.ibm.com
    +44 (0)78 0350 2318

    Constance Bordes
    IBM Media Relations, France
    constance-bordes@fr.ibm.com
    +33 (0)1 4905 5297

    Laurie Friedman
    IBM Media Relations, U.S.
    laurie1@us.ibm.com
    914 499 4608


'/>"/>
SOURCE IBM Corporation
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Winner Medical Establishes Joint Venture With West China Hospital in Chengdu, China
2. Study in Nature Medicine establishes major new treatment target in diseased arteries
3. New Medical Study Establishes First-Ever Long-Term Benefits for Macular Degeneration Sufferers Using Macular Health Vitamin Supplement
4. Gabon establishes national ethics committee
5. Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. Establishes Warfighter Division
6. APTAs Multidisciplinary Summit Establishes Opportunities for Physical Therapists to Drive Health Care Change
7. Renaissance Health Systems Establishes Strategic Alliance for Staffing Solutions to Healthcare Providers
8. Brooks Establishes Community Resource Center Web Site
9. Perceptive Informatics Establishes Alliance with AG Mednet to Bring Greater Efficiency and Quality to Medical Imaging-Based Trials
10. HPS Establishes Independent Website for its Patent-Pending Mood-Enhancing Compound Naturally Found in Sea Coral
11. Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. Establishes Subsidiary in Puerto Rico
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... , ... Talented host, actor Rob Lowe, is introducing a ... episode of "Success Files," which is an award-winning educational program broadcasted on PBS ... in-depth with passion and integrity. , Sciatica occurs when the sciatic nerve in ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... First Healthcare Compliance (FHC), ... will showcase a range of technology and learning solutions at the 68th Annual ... Expo to be held October 14–18, 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Resort in ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... IsoComforter, Inc. ( ... today the introduction of an innovative new design of the shoulder pad. The ... get maximum comfort while controlling your pain while using cold therapy. By utilizing ice ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... has recently contributed a medical article to the newly revamped Cosmetic Town ... article spotlights the hair transplant procedure known as Follicular Unit Extraction ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... one of Michigan’s 2017 Best and Brightest in Wellness® by Best and Brightest. ... awards program on Friday, Oct. 20 from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/4/2017)... -- According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), influenza ... Care is helping communities across Massachusetts , ... no-cost* flu shots through the end of the month. *Some ... ... flu shot is by the end of October, according to the Centers ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... Halo Labs announces the European launch of their new low volume, ... 2017 in Cambridge, U.K on October 4th. ... samples with unprecedented speed and sensitivity while using far less sample ... ... system ...
(Date:9/27/2017)... CAESAREA, Israel and NEW YORK , Sept. ... company with mobile health and big data solutions, today announced that its ... today. Please check your local TV listings for when The Dr. Oz ... ... ninth season this month. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: