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Philips introduces its latest healthcare innovations that support enhanced patient care at Saudi Health 2015

May 18,2015

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – Philips Healthcare Saudi Arabia Ltd. is showcasing healthcare innovations and solutions that support the government’s goal to strengthen healthcare infrastructure and develop a world class healthcare system in the Kingdom, at Saudi Health 2015.  As a company committed to improve 3 billion lives a year by 2025 Philips is proud to showcase its technologies that will support Saudi families across the health continuum of care from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment, recovery and home care.

 

“We are proud to be a company with a strong heritage in healthcare innovation.  Saudi Health is an exciting time as we are able to gain insights from our consumers, clinical partners, research institutions and governments that will lead to improving more lives in Saudi Arabia,” said Mohamed Mostafa, CEO, Philips Healthcare Saudi Arabia Ltd.

 

“Our partnership in the Kingdom started over 80 years ago in 1935.  Since 2013, we have become a local organization through our joint-venture with Al-Faisaliah Medical Systems enabling Philips’ ambition to better serve the needs of local market and to become closer to its customers and have direct contacts with them.”  Mostafa added.

 

 New Products Introductions at Saudi Health 2015 

Philips is introducing several next generation diagnostic innovations for the first time in Saudi Arabia. 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 Epiq7, premium ultrasound featuring an uncompromised level of clinical performance to meet the challenges of today’s most demanding practices, and VISIQ designed to provide high quality clinical images.

 

Philips will introduce Vereos PET/CT that uses innovative silicon photomultiplier detectors insisted of traditional analog detectors, creating a step change in performance that includes approximately two-times increase in sensitivity gain that creates high image quality and improved diagnostic confidence and treatment planning with faster workflows. Also, world’s first spectral-detector CT, IQon Spectral CT, will be showcased at Philips booth.  In addition, Philips will showcase a selection of innovative, imaging solutions designed to deliver outstanding image quality, critical clinical information and greater connectivity.

 

Visitors to Philips Booth located at Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center, Stand 305-3, will have the opportunity to interact with Philips latest innovations and solutions.

For further information, please contact:

Name: Maha AlShunaifi

Sector / department: Philips Communications

Tel: +96654475855

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 2014 sales of EUR 21.4 billion and employs approximately 105,000 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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