Lincor Solutions has expanded its Advisory Board to support its drive to grow its presence in the US market for hospital bedside computers, with the appointment of Hal Andrews and Peter M. Kilbridge, M.D. Both have extensive experience in the US healthcare sector.
Dublin, Ireland; August 23rd 2011: Lincor Solutions, the leading global provider of bedside computing solutions for healthcare providers, has appointed Hal Andrews and Peter M. Kilbridge, M.D., to its Advisory Board. Both Andrews and Kilbridge bring extensive experience in healthcare information technology and the US healthcare sector to support Lincor’s expansion plans into the US market and beyond.
Lincor’s MEDIVista® solution is the leading bedside computing solution for hospitals and healthcare delivery organizations and is installed in over 20,000 beds in more than 85 hospitals and care facilities in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific. Lincor customers include leading facilities such as Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, NJ; Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, UK; University Hospital Leuven, Belgium, St. Paul’s Hospital , Hong Kong and Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie, Ontario.
“By providing a bedside computing platform that delivers existing and new healthcare applications to the point-of-care, Lincor is at the forefront of strategies to improve care quality and clincial outcomes. Technology such as bedside computing can help to improve patient satisfaction and education, and reduce the risk of clinical errors,” said Peter Kilbridge, M.D.
“After spending the past year learning about the MEDIVista solution, I am convinced that it will soon be the standard of care in US hospitals”, said Hal Andrews. “The evolution of the MEDIVista platform since Lincor’s founding in 2003 is impressive, particularly the integration of clinical data and patient education. I believe the solution will deliver a solid return on investment in today’s value-based purchasing environment by creating efficiencies throughout the hospital, from patient care to food service and housekeeping. Ultimately, the MEDIVista solution could become the organizing force around a variety of meaningful use initiatives.”
“Dr. Kilbridge and Mr. Andrews bring a wealth of experience to Lincor Solutions that will help us develop products and solutions for our customers to enable them deliver the best healthcare experience for their patients and staff,” said Dan Byrne, Chairman, Lincor Solutions.
“We are delighted to announce the appointment of both Hal and Peter to our Advisory Board,” said Richard Cooke, Chief Executive Officer Lincor Solutions. “It’s a fantastic validation for us to have such leading experts on our team as we expand in the US, where there is a major opportunity to make touchscreen computing a standard at the point-of-care in hospitals. We are confident we can extend our market leading position globally to become the number one bedside computing supplier in the US market.”
Dr. Kilbridge, is a Senior Research Director with The Advisory Board Company, Inc.’s Information Technology group. He conducts research, analysis, and consulting on the use of information technology to support patient care. Areas of specific research interest include care quality, patient safety, and the influence of US health care policy on the use of clinical information technology.
Mr. Andrews is a co-founder of Mainland Morgan & Co., LLC, a holding company in Nashville, Tennessee with interests in healthcare, information technology and real estate. Through Cruden Bay Advisors, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mainland Morgan, Mr. Andrews provides strategic advisory services to a variety of companies in the healthcare technology and services industries.
About Lincor Solutions
Founded in 2003, Lincor Solutions (http://www.lincor.com) is the leading provider of bedside computing solutions for hospitals. Its MEDIVista solution is installed at more than 20,000 beds across 855 hospitals in 15 countries throughout North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. MEDIVista is based on the most advanced platform on the market and includes a full suite of user-focused front-end applications and back-office services designed to enhance patient care, improve the patient experience and increase operational effectiveness.
MEDIVista is fully integrated with clinical, diagnostic and hospital management systems to meet the needs of clinicians, patients and hospital administration personnel at the point-of-care. It also provides TV, phone, internet, games, video telephony, educational content and hospital information, on the same bedside device.