London, United Kingdom Verizon Business and Visionable, a leading UK-based health technology company, announced today that it is expanding their partnership that will enable the two companies to work on a range of connected healthcare solutions, via patented Visionable technology powered by Verizon 5G Ultra. Wideband and 5G Edge in the US
Verizon and Visionable are working together on a secure, next-generation healthcare digital collaboration platform that allows healthcare professionals to access data, collaborate and share resources within the APAC and EMEA regions. The partnership seeks to address some of healthcare’s biggest challenges including connecting frontline responders with medical professionals during emergencies and enabling access to community-led care for patients who need long-term support.
“The healthcare industry generates a massive amount of data, but its ability to leverage that data has long been hampered by network architectures that cannot handle it efficiently, securely or cost-effectively. By combining 5G and edge computing, healthcare facilities and professionals will be able to Access to a secure, near-real-time connection creating a new doctor-patient connection. As a result, diseases can one day be diagnosed and treated more quickly, and medical costs are likely to decrease,” said Scott Lawrence, senior vice president of Verizon Global Solutions.
Today’s announcement follows the launch of Visionable’s private-5G-enabled connected healthcare center in the UK in May. The center showcases the benefits of next-generation communication and collaboration across the patient care journey from urgent and emergency care to virtual wards to personalized care and rehabilitation, powered by Verizon private 5G.
“Our partnership provides real-time connectivity and productivity, when and where it matters and its costs. Together with Verizon, we strive to support our healthcare teams by enabling them to deliver patient healthcare wherever they are,” said Alan Lowe, CEO and Co-Founder of Visionable.
This post is part of Verizon’s ongoing strategy to partner with customers, startups, universities and large organizations to explore how 5G can disrupt and transform nearly every industry. This includes Verizon’s strategic partnership with Emory Healthcare in Atlanta where Verizon is partnering with Emory Healthcare to help drive the development of healthcare solutions powered by 5G Ultra Wideband.
Today’s announcement builds on the company’s network-as-a-service basis and supports its growing private networks, mobile computing and business solutions.