Search Tag: Philips

IMAGING Management


2013 21 Mar

Philips has announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its innovative EchoNavigator live image-guidance tool (EchoNavigator). This world-first technology helps interventional cardiologists and cardiac surgeons to perform minimally-invasive structural heart disease repairs by providing an...Read more

IMAGING Management


2013 15 Apr

Philips has announced Australia’s first installation of its AlluraClarity intervention suite with new ClarityIQ technology at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in Adelaide.  Philips AlluraClarity is a powerful interventional imaging system that enables clinicians to dramatically reduce the x-ray radiation dose required during interventional neuro-radiology...Read more

IMAGING Management


2013 24 Apr

At the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine’s (ISMRM) 21st Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Salt Lake City,  Philips is showing a range of clinical functionalities in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).   An increasing global incidence of neuro and vascular disease across the world is a result of both ageing populations and increasingly...Read more

IMAGING Management


2013 06 May

Philips today showcased its latest addition to the ClearVue ultrasound family of products at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 61st Annual Clinical Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, May 4-8, 2013. The ClearVue 650 is a lightweight and cost-effective system that spans a range of applications from obstetrics and gynaecology to...Read more

IMAGING Management


2013 21 May

Philips, the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre (Nijmegen, the Netherlands) and Main-Taunus Cardiac Center (Bad Soden, Germany) today announced the results of a clinical study that demonstrate that the safety for patients and clinicians can be significantly enhanced during cardiac interventions. Using Philips’ recently introduced AlluraClarity...Read more

Cardiology Management


2013 23 May

Philips has announced that CX50 xMATRIX, the world’s first portable ultrasound with Philips' industry leading Live 3D TEE, now offers 2-D Intracardiac Echo (ICE) capability. The CX50 xMATRIX with available Live 3D TEE and ICE will be shown in Paris at the EuroPCR, official meeting for the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Inventions...Read more

IMAGING Management


2013 11 Jun

At this year’s Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) 2013 Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, June 8-12, Philips is showcasing  updates to its Advanced Molecular Imaging (AMI) portfolio, including the new Ingenuity TF Elite Package: a dose-management solution that offers the latest advances in reconstruction techniques, workflow...Read more

IMAGING Management


2013 20 Jun

Scientists from Guys’ and St Thomas’, King’s College, London, Imperial College, London and the University of Oxford will use a Philips state-of-the-art MRI scanner combined with specially developed imaging techniques to investigate the wombs of pregnant women and image their babies’ brains, even while the foetuses are moving. To deliver this ambitious...Read more

IMAGING Management


2013 24 Jun

Philips has announced new capabilities for its Iterative Model Reconstruction (IMR) technology, a knowledge-based iterative reconstruction technique. The new capabilities were announced at the International Society for Computed Tomography’s (ISCT) 15th Annual International Symposium on Multidetector-Row CT, and include IMR’s ability to simultaneously...Read more

IMAGING Management


2013 17 Sep

Over the past decade, many papers 1-3 have been published concerning the challenges of respiratory movement during radiation therapy. It is well known that normal breathing can cause severe motion artifacts during a CT scan. For diagnostic scans, the patient is usually scanned during a deep inspiration breath-hold which minimizes internal motion. This...Read more

IMAGING Management


2013 10 Jul

Philips has announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its AlluraClarity live image guidance system in the US. Philips’ AlluraClarity system  provides high quality imaging for a comprehensive range of clinical procedures, achieving excellent visibility at low X-ray dose levels for patients...Read more

Cardiology Management


2013 03 Sep

Philips is showcasing the latest in a series of innovations aimed at helping cardiologists to improve patient outcomes and enhance clinical workflows.  Philips’ new EPIQ ultrasound platform features built in Anatomical Intelligence – a rich database of anatomic computer models and adaptive system technology –  creating an “active” ultrasound device...Read more

IMAGING Management


2013 06 Sep

The Focused Ultrasound Foundation and Royal Philips have entered into an innovative public-private collaboration with The Institute of Cancer Research, London, and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust. The partnership will create a focal point for ultrasound therapy research at The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) and The Royal Marsden in London...Read more

IMAGING Management


2013 21 Oct

Innovative interventional X-ray system improves routine procedures through enhanced ease of use, superior image quality and increased patient throughput.   The Clinique Pasteur in Toulouse, France, has seen Europe’s first installation of Philips’ new Allura Centron interventional X-ray (iXR) system. Intended for cardiac and electrophysiology procedures...Read more

ICU Management


2013 29 Oct

Critically ill patients can benefit from the newly developed Philips media-enabled daylight simulator that offers dynamic energising daylight and calming visual sequences. Introduced by Berlin’s Charité Campus Virchow Clinic in cooperation with GRAFT architects, this new LED based tool is part of a pioneering stress-reducing concept entitled 'Parametric...Read more

IMAGING Management


2013 31 Oct

A clinical study conducted in collaboration between Philips and RealView Imaging with the assistance of Israel’s Schneider Children’s Medical Center in Petach Tikva, has found that minimally-invasive structural heart disease procedures can be significantly aided by the use of a pioneering live 3D holographic visualisation technology developed by RealView....Read more

Executive Health Management


2013 14 Nov

Announcing that Royal Philips and AMREF (African Medical and Research Foundation) Flying Doctors – the largest health organization in Africa – will be entering into a partnership based on their shared values, the two organizations outlined the aims of the collaboration as being the improvement of the African continent’s health care infrastructure...Read more

Executive Health Management


2013 21 Nov

New healthcare solutions developed with users and patients help improve the recovery process and treatment options for patients while supporting medical staff in their work Healthcare is constantly changing. The best way to deal with this change is for all parties in the sector to join forces. Philips is putting this principle into action under...Read more

IMAGING Management


2013 01 Dec

Philips launched today  two fundamentally new developments: its Vereos PET/CT fully digital positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) imaging system, and its IQon Spectral CT1 spectral detector-based computed tomography (CT) imaging system.  “We work closely with radiologists to understand their biggest challenges, and incorporate...Read more

ICU Management


2013 10 Dec

According to a recent study conducted by Dr. Craig Lilly, a professor at University of Massachusetts Medical School and Director of the eICU Program at UMass Memorial Medical Center, and published online in the journal CHEST, it was found that a virtual ICU, staffed by one specialist doctor and three critical care nurses at the service...Read more

Executive Health Management


2014 07 Jan

Agreement includes a technology license and the acquisition of Aerogen’s home-care portable nebulizer product range  Royal Philips, a global leader in respiratory care, announced that it has signed an agreement with Aerogen Ltd, a privately owned respiratory drug delivery company headquartered in Galway, Ireland. The agreement includes a technology...Read more

IMAGING Management


2014 08 Jan

Current methodology for breast density assessment can be subjective and is limited to manual and visual inspection of the mammography image. Philips’ Spectral Breast Density Measurement Application available on the MicroDose SI mammography system measures the amount of fibroglandular tissue over the whole breast to objectively determine a volumetric...Read more

Executive Health Management


2014 27 Jan

Philips and Russia’s largest network of private clinics sign MOU for strategic partnership Royal Philips and MEDSI, Russia’s largest network of private clinics, have announced a strategic partnership to develop a clinical network aimed at providing efficient medical care in Russia.  MEDSI president Alexey Chupin, and Peter Vullinghs, CEO...Read more

IT Management


2014 14 Feb

Leading Massachusetts Home Health Provider Aims to Reduce Readmissions and Improve Care Coordination with Philips Hospital to Home program Partners HealthCare At Home has selected Royal Philips support its growing telemonitoring services, providing improved clinical oversight for newly discharged patients and those with chronic conditions, such...Read more

Executive Health Management


2014 19 Feb

Sleep Apnea cardioVascular Endpoints (SAVE) study examines impact of leading obstructive sleep apnea treatment on cardiovascular disease Royal Philips, a major sponsor of the Sleep Apnea cardioVascular Endpoints (SAVE) study, has announced that the study has reached its enrollment goal of 2,500 patients, spread across seven countries and 84...Read more

Executive Health Management


2014 21 Feb

Chronically ill patients living independently at home can now benefit from a new service combining automated dispensers and personalised pre-packed medication  Royal Philips has announced the expansion of its focus on home healthcare by introducing an innovative home medication dispensing service created to offer support to chronically ill patients...Read more

IMAGING Management


2014 07 Mar

New integrated radiology solutions designed to deliver economic value, increase clinical performance Royal Philips will demonstrate advanced image quality, visualisation and clinical decision support at this year’s European Congress of Radiology in Vienna, Austria.  Building on more than 20 years of digital imaging experience, the company...Read more

IMAGING Management


2014 08 Apr

First-generation system for testing at University Medical Center Utrecht is next step in what may be a quantum leap in tumour visualisation during radiotherapy Royal Philips and The Netherlands’ University Medical Center (UMC) have announced that the initial components of the world’s first high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guided radiation...Read more

Executive Health Management


2014 13 Jul

Healthcare EBITA below market expectations in Q2; Group EBITA broadly in line Healthcare business groups to report directly to CEO Frans van Houten Healthcare CEO Deborah DiSanzo has decided to leave the company to pursue other  Royal Philips has announced that it is implementing a new management structure in its Healthcare sector...Read more

Executive Health Management


2014 24 Jul

Philips has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Unisensor, an innovator in the field of optical analysis of fluids for diagnostic applications in healthcare and other industries. The Unisensor technology and team will strengthen Philips’ innovation capabilities in the field of patient sample analysis such as blood testing for applications...Read more