McLean, Va., and Bedford, Mass., December 14, 2023 – To additional help entry to world well being companies, the Swinfen Charitable Belief, UVA Well being, Telemedicine AI, and MITRE introduced a brand new collaboration to allow medical cyber infrastructure safety assessments and testing for Swinfen’s next-generation telemedicine platform, OpenTelemed. This collaboration additionally will incorporate instructional sources and cyber expertise coaching for the Belief’s in depth community of well being professionals throughout 427 hospitals and clinics in 96 international locations.
In its long-standing mission to construct the world’s free medical lifeline, the Swinfen Charitable Belief and its volunteer consultants present telemedicine companies to resource-scarce and susceptible sufferers in underserved international locations by connections with their suppliers, who themselves be taught from a number of the best medical specialists on the earth.
“Our mission is an easy one in principle,” mentioned Katherine Davies, trustee, Swinfen Charitable Belief. “We provide a digital hospital that by no means runs out of beds, has no political grasp, and welcomes each affected person, freed from cost. By way of this collaboration and by increasing the attain of our care community, we hope to harness the technological functionality to assist forestall hurt and supply care. We use telemedicine to shut distances and create hope by medical care and training.”
“Simple and safe entry to medical care is important, and with this collaboration, we’re enabling extra docs to attach with one another throughout the globe to allow them to safely deliver their sufferers one of the best medical care wherever they’re,” mentioned Charles Clancy, senior vp, basic supervisor, MITRE Labs, and chief expertise officer, MITRE. “Swinfen has spent a long time constructing a trusted community for docs, particularly in distant and rural areas, and we’re honored to be part of the answer to maintain that community safe.”
“We’re delighted to broaden our long-standing collaborations with Swinfen Telemedicine by its partnership with MITRE and Telemedicine AI,” mentioned Dr. Karen Rheuban, director, UVA Heart for Telehealth. “This collaboration will protect the legacy of the late Lord Roger and Girl Patricia Swinfen to supply humanitarian entry to care by way of telemedicine and broaden the data and capability of suppliers in underserved international locations and battle zones.”
“We look ahead to increasing our nonprofit telemedicine platform and expertise choices in partnership with MITRE’s experience, and to deploy it for better influence and scale with UVA and Swinfen Telemedicine,” mentioned Sankalpa Ghose, founder, Telemedicine AI. “We hope the following technology of our platform makes it even simpler and extra sturdy to facilitate medical data trade and knowledgeable look after these most in want worldwide.”
Organizations that want to get entangled within the collaboration or Swinfen Charitable Belief ought to contact [email protected]. To be taught extra about MITRE’s work in securing essential infrastructure, go to mitre.org/cipic.
MITRE’s mission-driven groups are devoted to fixing issues for a safer world. By way of our public-private partnerships and federally funded R&D facilities, we work throughout authorities and in partnership with trade to sort out challenges to the protection, stability, and well-being of our nation. Be taught extra at https://www.mitre.org/.
About Swinfen Charitable Belief
Swinfen Telemedicine has labored for greater than twenty years to supply lifesaving data by world telemedicine. We’re the longest-running nonprofit telemedicine community on the earth and have linked well being professionals throughout greater than 400 clinics in 96 international locations. Our companies are fully free and supported by beneficiant donors. Our platform and community allow individuals to unfold medical data and assist their communities. Be taught extra at swinfentelemed.org
About UVA Well being
UVA Well being is a tutorial well being system that lately expanded to incorporate 4 hospitals throughout Charlottesville, Culpeper, and Northern Virginia, together with the UVA Faculty of Medication, UVA Faculty of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Claude Moore Well being Sciences Library. With greater than 1,000 inpatient beds, roughly 40,000 inpatient stays yearly, and greater than 1 million outpatient encounters yearly at UVA Well being, greater than 1,000 employed and impartial physicians present high-quality, complete, and specialised care to sufferers throughout the Commonwealth and past. Based in 1819 as simply the tenth medical faculty in America, the UVA Faculty of Medication—with 20 scientific departments, eight fundamental science departments, and 6 analysis facilities—constantly attracts a number of the nation’s most distinguished researchers to develop breakthrough therapies to learn sufferers around the globe. These analysis efforts are backed by greater than $200 million in grant funding. UVA Well being Youngsters’s is acknowledged because the No. 1 hospital in Virginia for kids by U.S. Information & World Report, with 9 specialties rated among the many prime in America. Greater than 230 UVA physicians are honored on the Greatest Docs in America listing. For extra info and sources, and to observe on social media, go to uvahealth.com.
About Telemedicine AI
Telemedicine AI is a well being expertise agency specializing in world well being platforms. With greater than a decade of expertise in initiatives around the globe, together with a number of the first efforts to deploy telemedicine on cell units and thru the cloud, our engineering practices steadiness cutting-edge expertise with real-world necessities. In partnership with Swinfen Telemedicine and others, we’re constructing the next-generation platform for world telemedicine. Be taught extra at telemedicine.ai.