AMSTERDAM, Feb. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Featuring new and enhanced connected health offerings at the 2017 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition (HIMSS17), Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG,AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, will showcase a broad range of population health management, acute healthcare informatics and personal health solutions, fully integrated in a highly secure, cloud-based ecosystem. Visitors to the Philips booth (#2105) will experience a comprehensive suite of interoperable intelligent solutions delivering advanced data and analytics to help support informed, value-based care decisions from the hospital into the home. Prominently featured will be Philips HealthSuite, a cloud-enabled connected health ecosystem of products, programs and services that seamlessly work together to empower personalized health and continuous care across the health continuum from prevention and healthy living, to diagnosis and treatment and home care.
"With more than 100 years of health technology experience under our belts, Philips is uniquely positioned to lead Population Health Management, addressing key concerns of health systems who continue to struggle to reduce costs and improve the quality of care and patient satisfaction," said Carla Kriwet, Chief Business Leader, Connected Care and Health Informatics, Philips. "By delivering advanced healthcare informatics and intelligent solutions in a secure ecosystem that embrace cross-industry connectivity standards, providers can now leverage data in new ways that are easily accessible, contextually relevant and actionable at the point of care."
Personal and Population Health Management Solutions featured at the booth will include the latest in population health analytics, chronic disease prevention and management, predictive analytics, enterprise telehealth, home monitoring, and sleep and respiratory care.
Philips Healthcare Informatics Solutions deliver actionable insights to support more confident clinical decision support and improved diagnostics. Offerings include adaptive intelligence, integrated healthcare informatics, critical care analytics, automated early warning scoring, radiation dose management, and precision medicine solutions for oncology, including genomics.
Executives Discuss Population Health, Key Challenges Facing Industry
Philips customers, partners and thought leaders will host more than 20 discussions at the Philips booth to address the latest trends in population health, care coordination, personal health, healthcareinformatics and cloud technologies. Topics include Big Data and Predictive Analytics Improving Patient Safety, featuring Dr. Kevin C. Dellsperger, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Augusta University Health; Artificial Intelligence Revolutionizing Healthcare, featuring Dr. Eliot Siegel, Professor of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Maryland Medical Center; Treating High Cost Patients with Predictive Analytics, featuring Joseph C. Kvedar, MD, Vice President, Connected Health, Partners HealthCare; and more. The full schedule is available at: www.philips.com/himss.
Beyond the show floor, Philips will have a significant presence at the HX360TM forum co-located at HIMSS17. Featured keynote and panel discussions include:
For more information on Philips' presence at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2017 Annual Meeting and Exhibition, including Philips participation in the Interoperability Showcase, Connected Health Experience and Medical Device Security Symposium, visit www.philips.com/himss and follow @PhilipsLiveFrom for #HIMSS17 updates throughout the event.
* 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.
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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. Headquartered in the Netherlands, 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. Philips' health technology portfolio generated 2016 sales of EUR 17.4 billion and employs approximately 71,000 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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