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Microsoft - Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) a leader in innovative patient care, research, and education, wanted to develop an integrated information system to enhance early detection and treatment for a condition known as Sepsis, the tenth leading cause of death worldwide. It also accounts for 40 percent of total ICU costs.

Channel Partner: Intelinet Systems

Customer: Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Technology: Microsoft. NET Framework, Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Office InfoPath 2007, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Microsoft Visual Studio Team System, Silverlight, Windows Communication Foundation, Windows Server 2008, Windows Work Flow Foundation, Dell PowerEdge 2950 III, Quad-Core Intel Xeon Processor.

Solution:

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) a leader in innovative patient care, research, and education, wanted  to develop an integrated information system to enhance early detection and treatment for a condition known as Sepsis, the tenth leading cause of death worldwide. It also accounts for 40 percent of total ICU costs.

 

So with the help of channel partners Accent on Integration, Acuitec and Intelinet System, VUMC followed the Microsoft Connected Health Framework Architecture and design blueprint to develop the patient safety-screening tool for Sepsis. As a result, the medical center reduced incidences and severity of Sepsis; hortened hospitalization stays and reduced costs; improved compliance with practice standards; and enhanced clinical decision-making.

Further Details: http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/casestudy.aspx?casestudyid=4000001434




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