|By PR Newswire||
|March 6, 2014 03:04 AM EST||
VIENNA, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
New integrated radiology solutions designed to deliver economic value, increase clinical performance
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) will demonstrate advanced image quality, visualization and clinical decision support at the European Congress of Radiology, March 6-10, in Vienna, Austria. Building on more than 20 years of digital imaging experience, the company is expanding its portfolio of integrated imaging solutions to improve access, optimize workflows and increase quality across the continuum of care.
Innovative solutions being showcased at ECR 2014 include:
- New and expanded innovation in the Diagnost portfolio of digital X-ray products
- IntelliSpace Portal6, an advanced visualization technology
- Ingenia CX, the latest innovation in Philips digital MR portfolio
- IQon Spectral CT* and Vereos PET/CT unveiled for the first time in Europe
"We collaborate with clinicians to understand challenges in today's rapidly changing healthcare environment and deliver meaningful solutions to address their needs," said Gene Saragnese, CEO Imaging Systems at Philips Healthcare. "We are dedicated to improving and saving lives by providing innovative technologies that offer advanced image quality, low dose capabilities and better, more personalized care."
Providing quality and economic value
Primary radiography requirements are the 'must-have' diagnostic functions essential to general examinations. Philips has designed the PrimaryDiagnost DR* to unite general radiography functionality with ease-of-use and reliability, allowing for faster more efficient X-ray examinations.
Designed as a cost effective digital radiography solution, DuraDiagnost* provides customized room configurations for efficient, reliable DR workflow. Using SkyPlate, Philips new cassette sized wireless portable detector, it performs exams quickly and easily while delivering good image quality.
Increasing clinical performance
Philips is featuring digital solutions designed for its current customer base with ProGrade and the new SkyFlow technology. ProGrade* allows current customers to upgrade to premium quality digital solution by transforming existing analog BuckyDiagnost X-ray installations into premium digital imaging.
For patients who are confined to their beds, Philips' new SkyFlow technology* for MobileDiagnost allows clinicians to combine the ease of a gridless acquisition workflow with the contrast of a grid image for bedside chest radiography exams. Additionally, the new MobileDiagnost uses SkyPlates, allowing for ease of use, enhanced workflow and patient comfort.
Philips also has expanded its digital MR offering to meet local market needs with the launch of Ingenia CX, featuring a 60 cm bore and available both in 1.5T and 3.0T. This introduction is based on the company's proprietary dStream architecture that allows for excellent image quality while increasing workflow and throughput time.
Delivering streamlined workflow from image to diagnosis
In addition to advancements in radiology, Philips is also showcasing IntelliSpace Portal6, the next generation of Philips IntelliSpace portal technologies, and part of the family of clinical informatics solutions within Philips recently-launched Healthcare Informatics Solutions and Services Group. IntelliSpace Portal 6 offers extensive clinical coverage, streamlined workflow and continuous evolution of advanced visualization and analysis capabilities with a single solution. The solution allows clinicians to access, review, analyze, diagnose and present images from multiple vendors** (depending on the local market) quickly, efficiently, and collaboratively*** - virtually anywhere, anytime.
Philips at ECR
Highlighting its commitment to collaborating with customers on optimal solutions that improve patient care, Philips is participating in a number of satellite symposia and workshops across CT, Ultrasound, Mammography and MR on Saturday March 8 at ECR. Visit Philips at ECR 2014 in Expo A at booth #102 in Austria Center Vienna, from March 7-10.
 Philips IntelliSpace Portal 6 has been named Category Leader by KLAS, an independent, leading research firm with the mission to improve healthcare technology delivery by honestly, accurately, and impartially measuring vendor performance for their provider partners, https://www.klasresearch.com/store/ReportDetail.aspx?Productid=809
Notes to Editors
* Not available for sale in North America
** Please contact your local Philips representative for details on multi-vendor coverage
*** Web Collaboration enables viewing and sharing with tablets and smartphone devices - not intended for diagnosis
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 http://www.philips.com/newscenter.
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