Visit us at our stand no. 09.B071 at Zorg & ict 2011, Utrecht
Hilversum, March 1, 2011 – NEC today announced that at Zorg & ict 2011 it will be presenting a broad spectrum of state-of-the-art solutions specifically aimed at enhancing efficiency and quality of care in the healthcare sector. Zorg & ict is the annual point of reference for ICT developments for the health care sector in the Benelux and will take place from 16-18 March 2011 in the Jaarbeurs, Utrecht.
At Zorg & ict NEC will present 'Innovation for Life’, integrated communication solutions for CARE & CURE. Providing significant cost saving and efficiency-enhancing solutions that improve the quality of patient-centered care, visitors will be able to get updated on the latest Unified Communications & Collaboration tools for healthcare, including NEC’s Business ConneCT application. Mobility solutions on show include IP DECT in combination with Mobicall integrated messaging for mobile staff. MobiCall is designed to connect with a wide variety of external applications such as paging systems, nurse call systems, fire alarm systems, building management and workflow systems.
A variety of robust and versatile handsets will be on show designed specifically for healthcare environments. Other mobility solutions include Location detection ensuring safety of staff and patients while contact center solutions provide efficient and cost effective customer care and service.
Kees van Donk, Director Hospitality and Healthcare at NEC Unified Solutions, said, “The number one challenge for all healthcare providers is to continually enhance the quality of care for their patients, while simultaneously improving efficiency and meeting tight budgets. With our vast experience in the healthcare environment we have developed an entire portfolio of innovative solutions that help these institutions, whether these are hospitals, elderly homes, clinics or doctor’s practices, to do just that. And here at Zorg & ict we have them on display.”
The idea of a broad spectrum is further enhanced with NEC exhibiting selected models from its extensive hospital-wide portfolio of professional display solutions. With the growing need for displays in the healthcare sector, NEC is ideally placed to meet the needs of the market by offering a range of displays from LCD monitor solutions designed for accurate medical diagnosis (mammography, radiology, oncology etc.), standard office monitors for the administrative departments and projectors for teaching and meeting rooms to large format displays for visitor way finding and hospital information systems.
Christopher Parker, Product Line Manager Professional Displays at NEC Display Solutions, added, “The healthcare sector is one of those exciting market segments that has a demand for a wide variety of display solutions. NEC is unique in being able to satisfy their needs as a single, cost-effective and reliable supplier.”
Storage and Virtualization solutions to be presented ensure continuity and reliability in critical environments as in healthcare. With NEC desktop virtualization solutions, patient records can now be accessed on the move. The associated NEC infrastructure and Middleware solutions guarantee a high level of availability of sensible data. NEC solutions as the Fault Tolerant Servers and ExpressCluster offer a simple solution to the rising demand for an optimum availability of mission critical applications (e.g. patient records, emergency services, drug distribution).
“Different General and University Hospitals all over EMEA rely already on NEC. Thanks to numerous implementations, hospitals confirm not only a cost reduction but also a better quality of service (better quality of information and less downtime), up to 75% energy saving and 99,999% continuity of service”, says Thierry Gaeremynck, area sales manager Benelux at NEC IT Platform Solutions.