“Baxter has a long history of innovation in healthcare, and we see digital health providing an opportunity to significantly improve patient outcomes as well as enhance our technology offerings,” said Sumant Ramachandra, M.D., Ph.D., senior vice president, chief science and technology officer, Baxter. “We are confident that together with USC CBC, we can further integrate digital capabilities to advance care in a way that supports our mission and growth objectives.”
As a USC CBC member, Baxter joins a diverse list of leading companies, non-profit organizations, and government agencies working to modernize healthcare, and will participate in today’s 12th Annual Body Computing Conference, which features the theme, “The Decline of Healthcare, The Rise of Lifecare.”
“We are grateful to work with companies like Baxter, who share our passion for applying innovative thinking and inventive technology to bring real-world healthcare solutions to market,” said Leslie Saxon, M.D., founder and executive director, USC Center for Body Computing. “Together with our network of experts, we look forward to helping advance digital health solutions to improve health outcomes and increase efficiencies.”
Under terms of the agreement, Baxter and USC CBC will develop a strategic plan focused on open innovation around the continuum of care, explore additional strategic business collaborations and develop potential software solutions. Additional details of the agreement were not disclosed.