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Collaboration Live for tele-ultrasound Extend your team without expanding it

Collaboration Live for tele-ultrasound

Extend your team without expanding it

Collaboration Live lets you extend your team without expanding it, because physical distance is no longer an obstacle. Securely access on-demand expertise for real-time guidance, decision support and standardization of patient care. Enhance the experience for patients and staff while you improve workflow efficiency, save costs and drive better outcomes.

Features
Communication Platform for tele-ultrasound
Communication Platform for tele-ultrasound

Communication Platform for tele-ultrasound

Collaboration Live is a communication platform embedded in EPIQ and Affiniti systems¹ that enables an ultrasound user and a remote user to communicate in real-time. Users can quickly and securely talk, text, screen share and video stream directly from the ultrasound system to wherever you are for expert support, whenever needed.
Extend access to care: communicate in real-time from anywhere
Extend access to care: communicate in real-time from anywhere

Extend access to care: communicate in real-time from anywhere

Whether in a hospital, clinic or remote satellite, office, Collaboration Live lets you remotely and securely communicate with your team and patients in the moment through the ultrasound system – wherever you are. In a 30 patient study, 100% of patients felt they had better access to healthcare through tele-health delivered with Collaboration Live.²
Extend consistency of care: standardization across your practice
Extend consistency of care: standardization across your practice

Extend consistency of care: standardization across your practice

Standardization helps you deliver quality care efficiently. Whether today is their first day on the job or they have years of experience, care team members need to provide quality care consistently. Achieve the same standard of care throughout your system with remote support for daily workflow, real-time guidance on complex exams and training on care protocols.
Extend capacity of care teams: expertise regardless of location
Extend capacity of care teams: expertise regardless of location

Extend capacity of care teams: expertise regardless of location

Deploy the right expertise when and where you need it. Remote guidance and decision support allow you to eliminate time wasted in switching physical locations, as well as limit exposure to infectious patients, while increasing productivity and improving the experience for your care teams and patients.

On-demand answers to your challenges

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Collaboration Live delivers real-world value

  • Remotely connect with staff in real time during an exam

  • Respond instantly to a question or concern from anywhere

  • Drive workflow efficiency through standardization

  • Save valuable personal protective equipment during a pandemic by remotely communicating

  • Provide real-time support for complex exams or remote staff training

“Collaboration Live can drive workflow efficiency… and it can expand our care to other outreach areas [where] sonographers are struggling.”


Dr. Pei-Ni Jone,

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Colorado, Director of 3D, Echocardiography,

and Pediatric Cardiologist, Children’s Hospital Colorado

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How do we organize resources, operations and workflow priorities to effectively increase capacity/throughput and enhance patient diagnostic access?
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How can I enhance the patient and staff experience while ensuring the right exam?
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How can I prepare for the new normal post-COVID-19?
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How can we avoid missed and delayed diagnoses which contribute to about 10% of patient deaths?

A 30-patient study demonstrates major benefits of Collaboration Live

 
  • Collaboration Live enabled 100% of patient consultations to be conducted using tele-health2
  • 100% of patients felt they had better access to healthcare through tele-health delivered with Collaboration Live2
  • Physician assessment found that 90% of consultations were equivalent to an in-person visit2

“Collaboration Live can help assure that each patient receives the best care, regardless of location.”

 

Daisy Gonzales,

BS, RDMS, RVT, RMSKS, Lead Sonographer

Midstate Radiology Associates

Manage resources while providing a positive experience for patients


100% 
of patients in the study said they were satisfied with the quality of their care, and would use Collaboration Live for telemedicine again2

100% of patients felt they experienced a reduction in time and travel when Collaboration Live was used to deliver their healthcare2

As easy as 1, 2, 3

It’s simple for teams to get started with Collaboration Live.

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Click the Collaboration Live icon on the ultrasound system to see which contacts are available.

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Initiate a secure video, voice call or text chat with one click. Once connected, share the monitor.

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Move the Collaboration Live window anywhere on the screen or minimize it entirely for a greater view of the screen.

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Specifications

General
General
Whitelisted domains
  • We recommend whitelisting the following domains: *.iitreacts.com, *.reacts.com.
Recommended bandwidth
  • The recommended bandwidth for optimal performance is 1.0 Mbit/s upload and 1.0 Mbit/s download.
Minimum bandwidth
  • The minimum bandwidth of 0.5 Mbit/s upload and 0.5 Mbit/s download is required for connectivity.
  • Contract required. For use with Philips Affiniti or EPIQ ultrasound systems release 6.0 or higher. Collaboration Live is designed to enable clinical collaboration and consultation.
  • ¹EPIQ and Affiniti version 6.0 or higher. Contact your local Philips representative for availability in your area.
  • ²Prospective study of 30 subjects undergoing routine obstetric ultrasound imaging, New Mexico,USA. Michael S. Ruma, et al., The Use of a Novel Telemedicine Tool in Perinatology [abstract].30th ISUOG World Congress, 2020. Results from case studies are not predictive of results in other cases. Results in other cases may vary.