Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) was recognized by the TM Forum for its e-Health: Bridging the Divide project at the TM Forum’s annual Digital Disruption event held in San Jose, California. The catalyst team, a collaboration of four telecom vendors and two telecommunications operators (Verizon, Orange), was spotlighted for demonstrating the best application of TM Forum Frameworx for healthcare delivery.
The project was centered on Care@Home and defining how an application could enable a patient to monitor health readings at home. The standardized interaction between parties involved in patient care, supporting a secure flow of personal data for quick and improved delivery of health-related services to patients. This multi-partner collaborative project demonstrates how digital applications can be efficiently assembled for critical needs of the Networked Society.
Elaine Haher, Ericsson OSS/BSS Solution Product Manager said, “It was an honor to be an integral part of this team, to successfully demonstrate how we can help operators reach beyond core capabilities to pursue new opportunities. By bringing together partners, device suppliers and operator assets, industries such as healthcare can come together to improve outcomes for patients in this case, bridging the digital divide that previously restricted cross-industry advancements.” Haher was recently honored by the TM Forum for her significant contributions to the Open Digital Program.
Ericsson was also named a runner-up in the Most Innovative Catalyst category for its demonstration of Maximizing Profitability with NFV Orchestration. The NFV catalyst project was recognized as one of the most innovative concepts, demonstrating how to make orchestration of virtualized network functions more business-driven by harnessing the power of analytics and dynamically-defined policies.
The TM Forum Catalyst program is designed to showcase collaboration in key technology areas like virtualization, digital health, customer experience, cloud computing and Internet of Things (IoT).
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