Lantronix Supports MIC in Development of Sickbay IoT Solution

The Challenge:

Enable Secure, Remote Patient Monitoring

Today, most non-networked medical devices, such as ventilators, pulse oximeters, anesthesia machines and other patient monitoring devices, only provide information at the bedside. Even though they have limited (or no) data storage, these devices have serial ports capable of sending data to other downstream systems. To accomplish this goal, MIC needed secure connectivity between a major manufacturer’s switch devices and the patients’ bedside monitors.

“Lantronix’s xDirect Server provides the secure, remote connectivity needed to share Sickbay’s bedside information with virtual command centers.”

Heather Hitchcock, Chief Marketing Officer, Medical Informatics Corp

The Solution:

Lantronix xDirect Serial-to-Ethernet Server

MIC chose Lantronix’s xDirect Serial-to-Ethernet Server, a proven solution from an established company, to deliver secure connectivity between a major manufacturer’s switch devices and bedside monitoring equipment.

  • Delivering the easiest and shortest path to network xDirect comes with a built-in Web server that provides:
  • The ability to remotely access and configure bedside monitoring devices using a standard Web browser on a PC, smartphone or tablet;
  • Plug-and-play simplicity; and
  • Small form factor, multiple power options and robust device server application connectivity.

The Benefit:

Lantronix xDirect Delivers Secure, Reliable Connectivity

Lantronix xDirect met the goal of providing secure, remote connectivity for MIC’s Sickbay platform, creating a secure, intelligent IoT solution. With xDirect, Sickbay can collect important patient data from the bedside, including high-fidelity timeseries waveforms needed for virtual care and AI to reduce exposure for medical professionals while enabling Web-based access to bedside data to help improve care delivery, care collaboration and outcomes.

Benefits Include:

  • Secure connectivity of bedside monitoring equipment
  • Continuous upload of data from bedside monitoring devices
  • Real-time remote patient monitoring via a remote command center
  • Remote monitoring of up to 100 patients per command center
  • Rapidly scale any hospital bed into a monitored ICU bed

“Using Lantronix xDirect Server, we are helping hospitals unlock data that has never before been available to support a new standard of data-driven care.”

Heather Hitchcock, Chief Marketing Officer, Medical Informatics Corp

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About Medical Informatics Corp. (MIC)

Medical Informatics Corp (MIC) is empowering a new standard of healthcare by accessing, synthesizing and delivering patient-specific data to clinicians to save and improve lives. Through its FDA-cleared Sickbay™ virtual care and analytics platform, MIC provides a singular, interconnected architecture that helps hospitals solve clinical needs to reduce costs, increase revenue and improve operational efficiencies. Learn more at www.michealthcare.com