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Philips introduces connected healthcare innovations to enhance patient care across the health continuum at Arab Health 2015

January 26,2015

Dubai, UAE – At Arab Health 2015, Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is showcasing its commitment to HealthTech by delivering connected healthcare innovations that support the entire health continuum.  Philips is bringing together its clinical breadth and depth of expertise, technology and services, actionable data, consultative new business models and partnerships, as well as its deep consumer understanding to deliver connected healthcare to the Middle East. 

 

Philips is sharing its vision of how the professional healthcare and consumer markets are converging into a single health continuum, enabled by connected health technology. This continuum starts with a focus on healthy living and prevention, which empowers consumers to take control over their own health. Next, the continuum includes definitive diagnostics and minimally invasive treatments, of which the quality and cost are optimized. And finally, the continuum encompasses recovery and home care, which is both more comfortable and cost-effective.

 

"We have an amazing opportunity here in the Middle East to work together with consumers, our clinical partners, research institutions and governments to improve the lives of people in the Middle East," said Roy Jakobs, Chief Executive Officer, Philips Middle East and Turkey. “The healthcare community here is dynamic, forward-thinking and most importantly ambitiously driving the agenda to improve care across the board, together we can build a truly connected and advanced healthcare system in the region.”

 

New Product Introductions at Arab Health

 

Philips is introducing several next generation diagnostic innovations for the first time in the Middle East. The Ingenia 1.5T S complemented with the patient in-bore solution that creates an immersive experience, allowing the patient to relax through the exam. Alongside Ingenia 1.5T S is the Affiniti, the ultrasound system that provides innovative technology to help radiology/ultrasound departments facing more patients with fewer resources deliver high quality patient care, and IntelliSpace Portal 7.0, combining high quality images, advanced analysis, and a workflow efficiency tool into a single advanced analysis solution.

 

In the area of treatment, the Veradius Unity makes its debut at Arab Health. Designed to improve the workflow and throughput by establishing exceptional communication between the physician, operator and C-arm, the Veradius Unity is an example of how Philips creates new clinical procedures for safe and effective adaptive therapies.  Philips' breadth of IntelliSpace PACS solutions offer real-time tools to connect patient information with clinician knowledge, resulting in more personalized care, while innovations for recovery and wellness provide a safer transition from hospital to home.

 

These new innovations further expand Philips’ integrated product portfolio to deliver solutions that clinicians need for confident decision-making and improved patient outcomes. Philips partners with clinicians to drive the clinical performance and economic value of its solutions to find the shortest path to the best care with the most efficient use of resources.

 

Philips Booth at Arab Health 2015

 

Visit Philips at Arab Health 2015 at Sheikh Saeed Hall 2, Stand S2C10, of the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre from January 26 – 29. For additional material and images of Philips’ portfolio of different solutions and innovations featured at Arab Health 2015,pleasevisit: www.philips.com/arabhealth. And follow the Arab Health conversation @PhilipsHealth

 

Philips introduces connected healthcare innovations

Philips introduces connected healthcare innovations

Philips introduces connected healthcare innovations

Philips introduces connected healthcare innovations

Philips introduces connected healthcare innovations

Philips introduces connected healthcare innovations

For further information, please contact:

Name: Jocelyne Elias

Sector / department: Philips Communications

Tel: +971566835700

E-mail: jocelyne.riachi@philips.com

 

Name: Maha AlShunaifi

Sector / department: Philips Communications

Tel: +966504475855

E-mail: maha.alshunaifi@philips.com 

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About Royal Philips:

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people’s lives through meaningful innovation in the areas of Healthcare, Consumer Lifestyle and Lighting. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips posted 2013 sales of EUR 23.3 billion and employs approximately 115,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries. The company is a leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as male shaving and grooming and oral healthcare. News from Philips is located at www.philips.com/newscenter.

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