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AMSTERDAM and CHICAGO, Nov. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today unveiled a series of intelligent and comprehensive connected radiology solutions at the 2016 Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting (RSNA), beginning November 27 through December 1 at McCormick Place in Chicago. At the Philips booth (#6735), RSNA attendees will experience a new portfolio of digital imaging systems, intelligent software and services to enhance diagnostics, improve patient care and operational efficiencies.
Radiology is at the center of the majority of healthcare decisions, driving the timely detection and accurate diagnosis and treatment of disease at its earliest stages. As health organizations continue to move toward value-based care, they need intelligent solutions to meet the challenges they face in improving outcomes, lowering cost of healthcare delivery and enhancing patient satisfaction.
"Radiologists are playing a pivotal role in determining the right path to the right treatment," said Robert Cascella, CEO, Diagnosis and Treatment, Philips. "More than ever before, the identification and effective treatment of disease is dependent upon advanced diagnostics. Philips is delivering the most innovative digital imaging systems combined with intelligent informatics for decision support, to enable a first-time-right approach to definitive diagnoses."
At this year's RSNA, Philips will unveil new technologies and showcase its full suite of integrated radiology solutions.
Enhancing Diagnostic Confidence
Philips' solutions enable faster and more definitive diagnoses the first time, to help enhance patient care and improve financial outcomes. In addition to its recently unveiled suite of magnetic resonance (MR)-based applications, dedicated to resolving complex neurological questions with greater certainty, Philips will highlight digital imaging systems including:
Advanced Informatics to Deliver Actionable Insights and Enhance Productivity
Critical radiology decision support depends on clinical informatics and advanced cloud-based solutions to improve clinical decision making and operational performance management. From new adaptive intelligence and advanced visualization capabilities, to its new universal data management and continuous improvement solutions, Philips' integrated software, solutions and services, powered by Philips HealthSuite, are designed to extend and enhance decision support for radiologists and administrators alike, including:
Improving the Patient Experience
Philips' technologies are designed to speed the time between diagnosis and treatment to enable faster administration of treatment plans with greater accuracy and fewer scans. Patient anxiety and motion can prohibit successful scans the first time. Philips' state-of-the art clinical MR suite offers a soothing experience with imagery, sound and light, helping to keep patients at ease. Philips' advanced technologies include:
Philips will also host and participate in several events and research presentations throughout the week, including:
For more information on Philips' presence at the 2016 Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting, visit www.philips.com/rsna and follow @PhilipsLiveFrom for #RSNA16 updates throughout the event.
For further information, please contact:
Philips Group Communications
Tel: + 1 412-523-9616
About Royal Philips
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is a leading health technology company focused on improving people's health and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Philips leverages advanced technology and deep clinical and consumer insights to deliver integrated solutions. The company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring and health informatics, as well as in consumer health and home care. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips' health technology portfolio generated 2015 sales of EUR 16.8 billion and employs approximately 70,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries. News about Philips can be found at www.philips.com/newscenter.
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2 Adaptive intelligence is seen as an emerging concept of combining domain specific models and knowledge (e.g. in the field of Radiology) and Artificial Intelligence to create an adaptive and contextual experience, anticipating users and augmenting their work. The current release of Philips Illumeo exhibits the first step into Adaptive Intelligence.
SOURCE Royal Philips