NXP is a proud partner in an innovative project coordinated by
BARCO to provide
seamless patient data and information across health systems and gather it from new sources beyond
the four walls of traditional care providers.
The idea is to collect extensive data and make it as valuable and meaningful as possible while
ensuring device performance, lifetime and freedom of movement are afforded to patients. Our goal is
to deliver standardized modules, equipped to easily extend to multiple specific functions (i.e.
new sensors for a range of health-related inputs).
Innovating Patient Journeys
The project, called
for “Patient-care Advancement with Responsive Technologies and Engagement together" – is a
consortium of 20 companies, universities and research organizations focused on approaches to
collect and integrate medical data between healthcare personnel while ensuring that such data is
accurate and secure. The objective is to provide a solution across patient journeys to and from
home and hospital or care facilities.
NXP’s technical experts have developed the required technologies for the clinical and wearable
healthcare domains. Next, experts will translate the solutions into specifications for a sensor
interface platform that includes on-body sensor nodes that support the processing and
communications, along with an antenna and a power source. Additionally, NXP’s Public Cooperative
Programs (PCP) division was heavily involved, taking the lead in coordinating the R&D initiatives
with academic and corporate partners. The strong cooperation and commitment from all involved was vital to the award-winning project’s success.
Recognized for Real-World Testing
ITEA Award of Excellence by the
International Test and Evaluation Association notes the project’s international cooperation and efforts to integrate and share medical
data. As an award that recognizes business impact, it selected PARTNER as this year’s honoree
because the initiative is already in contact with several hospitals to install and test its new
The project received a funding label from the ITEA Funding Program under project number 16017 and
was financed by national authorities, including Belgium. ITEA is a transnational and
industry-driven R&D&I program in the software innovation domain. ITEA is a EUREKA Cluster program
designed to enable a global knowledge community of large industries, SMEs, start-ups, academia
and customer organizations.
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