Monday, May 20 2013 12:47 PM EDT2013-05-20 16:47:31 GMT
Williston Police arrested a man they say attempted to cash a stolen check last week at Key Bank in Williston, Vt.Police say Patrick Blodgett, 25, of Orange, Vt., cashed or attempted to cash stolen checksMore >>
Williston Police arrested a man they say attempted to cash a stolen check last week at Key Bank in Williston, Vt.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 12:00 PM EDT2013-05-20 16:00:45 GMT
Last week, police responded to two separate complaints of strange acting raccoons in the town of Hanover, N.H.Police say both raccoons tested positive for rabies. Both of the raccoons had come in contactMore >>
Last week, police responded to two separate complaints of strange acting raccoons in the town of Hanover, N.H.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:25 AM EDT2013-05-20 15:25:45 GMT
The 26th annual Joe's Pond Ice Out contest has wrapped up and the winner has collected his cash. Gary Clark of Barre, Vt. won the contest. The ice gave way at 8:46 a.m. on April 26th, just two minutesMore >>
The 26th annual Joe's Pond Ice Out contest has wrapped up and the winner has collected his cash.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 10:23 AM EDT2013-05-20 14:23:02 GMT
Upgrading to more energy efficient appliances and don't know what to do with your old ones? One group has the perfect solution and it comes with a couple of perks for you! Starting Thursday, "EfficiencyMore >>
Upgrading to more energy efficient appliances and don't know what to do with your old ones. One group has the perfect solution and it comes with a couple of perks for you!More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 9:59 AM EDT2013-05-20 13:59:23 GMT
A South Burlington student is being honored for his work. Neel Desai is a senior. He started a non-profit organization that provides free classes in basic computer skills to residents in the community.More >>
A South Burlington student is being honored for his work.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 8:53 AM EDT2013-05-20 12:53:49 GMT
Police say they caught the person who stole a school bus from the Newport City Elementary School and crashed the bus in Holland, Vt. Friday.22-year-old Adam Page, of Newport, Vt., is facing various charges.More >>
Police say they caught the person who stole a school bus from the Newport City Elementary School and crashed the bus in Holland, Vt. Friday.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 8:15 AM EDT2013-05-20 12:15:54 GMT
Police have released the name of the passenger who was killed in a crash on Vermont Route 122 in Lyndon, Vt. Saturday.Police say the passenger was Eleanor Machell, 85, of Lyndonville, Vt.The driver, 76-year-oldMore >>
Police have released the name of the passenger who was killed in a crash on Vermont Route 122 in Lyndon, Vt. Saturday.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 7:52 AM EDT2013-05-20 11:52:16 GMT
Starting Monday, expect to see police out in full force. It's the kickoff to the National "Click It or Ticket" campaign. Police say they're going to focus on areas where crashes are known to happen. SoMore >>
Starting Monday, expect to see police out in full force. It's the kickoff to the National "Click It or Ticket" campaign.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 7:17 AM EDT2013-05-20 11:17:58 GMT
A firearm was displayed after a fight on Church Street in Burlington, Vt. late Sunday night. Police say two men were involved. One of the men hit a woman and then pulled the gun out.The gun was never pointedMore >>
A firearm was displayed after a fight on Church Street in Burlington, Vt. late Sunday night.More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 6:58 PM EDT2013-05-19 22:58:14 GMT
Vermont's only pharmacy school graduated its first class Sunday in a ceremony at the Champlain Valley Expo. The Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences graduated 74 students who say they areMore >>
Vermont's only pharmacy school graduated its first class Sunday in a ceremony at the Champlain Valley Expo. The Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences graduated 74 students who say they are excited to pave the way for those to come.More >>
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SOURCE Philips Healthcare
Solutions help change the future of health care in order to improve patient outcomes, provide better value and expand access to health care.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As a technology company that cares about people, Philips Healthcare (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) challenges itself every day to deliver on this promise and help solve the world's toughest health care concerns and clinical challenges through meaningful innovation. The company does this by developing innovative solutions across the continuum of care in partnership with clinicians and customers to improve patient outcomes, provide better value and expand access to care. At this year's American College of Cardiology's Scientific Session, ACC.13, March 9-11 in San Francisco, Philips Healthcare will unveil new advances in cardiovascular health monitoring to demonstrate this promise:
Philips IntelliSpace ECG: with the introduction of IntelliSpace ECG, a multi-modality, multi-vendor, scalable ECG management system, patient data can be accessed from other points-of-care applications for review, comparison and printing. Users can review time-sensitive ECGs on a smartphone, which can help improve patient care through comprehensive and flexible workflow management – throughout the user's enterprise.
Philips ST80i Stress Testing System: this new system and the next generation of stress-testing features a wireless patient experience, bi-directional connectivity and advanced decision support tools that enhance data review, patient care and workflow efficiency.
"From the hospital to the home, we think very broadly about how innovation impacts the entire continuum of care and exchange of information," said Mike Mancuso, CEO, Patient Care and Clinical Informatics, Philips Healthcare. "Our goal is to provide solutions that enhance collaboration and integration, so that clinicians can focus on what matters most – the patient."
At ACC, Philips will display two key examples of "world's first" innovations in cardiac care as part of its mission to change the future of health care:
Philips' new EchoNavigator live image-guidance tool (EchoNavigator). This newly-introduced system helps interventional cardiologists and cardiac surgeons to perform minimally-invasive structural heart disease repairs by providing an intelligently integrated view of live X-ray and 3D ultrasound images.
Philips will also demonstrate the Corindus CorPath® 200 System, the robotic-assisted system for PCI. The system allows interventionalists to precisely move commercially available guidewires and balloon/stent catheters.
"At the end of the day it is products and services that enable us to not only advance clinical science but drive new ways of working as well as diagnosis and treatment across the continuum of care," said Gene Saragnese, CEO, Imaging Systems, Philips Healthcare. "With our deep clinical expertise, we partner closely with our customers and clinicians to change the future of healthcare for the better."
Please visit Philips Healthcare in the South Hall, booth 1009, for additional information on these new products and others showcased at ACC.13. Information can also be accessed online at www.philips.com/ACC.
About Royal Philips Electronics Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people's lives through meaningful innovation in the areas of Healthcare, Consumer Lifestyle and Lighting. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips posted 2012 sales of EUR 24.8 billion and employs approximately 118,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries. The company is a leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as male shaving and grooming, home and portable entertainment and oral healthcare. News from Philips is located at www.philips.com/newscenter.