London, England – Verizon Business and Visionable, a leading U.K.-based health technology company, announced today that they are expanding their partnership that will enable the two companies to use Visionable’s patented technologies, powered by Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband and 5G Edge Networks, in the U.S.
Verizon and Visionable are partnering to develop a secure next-generation digital healthcare collaboration platform that enables healthcare professionals to access data, collaborate and share resources across Asia Pacific and EMEA. The partnership aims to address some of the biggest challenges in healthcare, including connecting frontline responders with specialist physicians during emergencies and providing community-led care for patients who need long-term support.
“The healthcare industry generates vast amounts of data, but its ability to fully exploit this data has long been hampered by network architectures that cannot process this data efficiently, securely, or cost-effectively. Through the combination of 5G and edge computing, healthcare organizations and professionals Secure, near real-time connectivity will be available to create new connections between physicians and patients. As a result, disease can one day be diagnosed and treated faster, and healthcare costs may be reduced,” said Scott Lawrence, senior vice president of global solutions at Verizon Say.
Today’s announcement follows Visionable’s launch of a 5G-enabled private connected medical centre in the UK in May. Powered by Verizon’s private 5G, the center demonstrates the benefits of next-generation connectivity and collaboration as patients move from urgent and urgent care to virtual wards to in-person care and recovery.
“Our partnership provides real-time connectivity and productivity, no matter when and where it matters,” said Alan Lowe, CEO and co-founder of Visionable, and we’re working with Verizon to support our healthcare teams so they can be anywhere, anytime Provide healthcare to patients.
This engagement is part of Verizon’s ongoing strategy of partnering with customers, startups, universities and large corporations to explore how 5G will disrupt and transform virtually every industry. This includes Verizon’s strategic partnership with Atlanta-based Emory Healthcare, which Verizon is working with to help advance the development of healthcare solutions powered by 5G Ultra Wideband.
Today’s announcement builds on the company’s Network-as-a-Service foundation and supports its growing portfolio of private networks, mobile edge computing and business solutions.