Palo Alto, Calif., January 10, 2013 - TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced a partnership with Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) of Nashville, TN. The partnership will leverage TIBCO's event-driven healthcare software platform to advance the impact of the university's real-time clinical decision support capabilities, and achieve maximum beneficial use of information and information technology in support of VUMC's missions.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center has engaged in iterative cycles of enabling a new way of doing an old task, augmenting the IT infrastructure, and next enabling people to do things they could not do before. Through this process, VUMC has begun to think about fundamentally new approaches to healthcare and biomedical science, as well as education programs to support providers, researchers and consumers.
"We are on a linear path to advance the way clinical decision support is used as an evidence base for improving the outcomes of care. Our target is the advancement of capabilities to anticipate and react in real time to events that will improve medical outcomes," said Jack Starmer, MD and Chief Medical Information Officer, Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
"The team at VUMC has the momentum, research and other unique assets to lead the charge into the 21st century regarding the delivery of healthcare and related services. It is a privilege to work with this esteemed institution on a shared vision of positive impact on the industry," said Ted DellaVecchia, Chief Healthcare Strategist, TIBCO.
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