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Jul 02, 2020

Philips goes virtual for ECR 2020

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Leading up to the virtual European Congress of Radiology (ECR) 2020, Philips kicks-off with a virtual event, including 20+ educational webinars, from July 6-8.

Philips has created a dedicated virtual event platform that provides an easy way for healthcare professionals to learn about Philips latest innovations. Using similar interactions and experiences as a physical event, Philips Live! at ECR 2020 includes personalized virtual booth tours, keynote presentations, symposia, expert webinars, and product solutions demonstrations. Participants can connect directly with Philips specialists and executives by booking one-on-one virtual meetings. 

Educational sessions

In addition to the ECR 2020 symposiums, Philips will organize over 20 live educational symposiums and webinars on July 6, 7, and 8. Participants can register for free and attend live or on-demand. Some highlights include: 

 

July 6, 5.30 pm CET - Keynote

The age of opportunity; Empowering the next generation to transform healthcare. 

How to motivate and attract young radiologists? Jan Kimpen, Chief Medical Officer at Philips, Prof. Regina Beets-Tan, Netherlands Cancer Institute, and Dr. Daniel Pinto dos Santos, University Hospital of Cologne, Germany, will discuss the results of a global survey among 3,000+ young healthcare professionals from 15 countries. 

 

July 7, 11.00 am CET – Keynote

COVID-19 pandemic – Accelerating the role of Precision Diagnosis 

COVID-19 has become a catalyst for change, intensifying the demand for healthcare transformation. Kees Wesdorp, Chief Business Leader Precision Diagnosis at Philips, will discuss how to turn this defining moment in healthcare into a clear pathway through precision diagnosis and predictable outcomes for every patient.

 

July 7, 1.00 pm CET - Symposium 

Improving throughput and maximizing patient experience at Poole Hospital with Philips Ingenia Ambition. 

Dr. Ravi Ayer, BM MRCS FRCR, and Aleksandra Kudyk, Deputy Superintendent, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation in the UK, explain why their hospital chose a system with helium-free MR operations to help them increase their throughput and maximize their patient experience. 

 

July 7, 2.00 pm CET - Symposium 

The confidence the patient wants and the diagnostic certainty you need with detection-based spectral CT. 

Prof. Robert Lenkinski, Emeritus Professor UTSW in Dallas US and Dr. Michael Brun Andersen, Hellerup, Denmark, present an alternative approach to spectral CT: enhancing outcomes in occult cancer management with detection-based spectral CT and issue tomochemistry. 

 

July 7, 3.00 pm CET - Symposium 

Revolutionizing ultrasound for children. Elevating pediatric care. 

Monique C. Riemann RDMS RVT Phoenix Children’s Hospital in the US discusses why a dedicated pediatric ultrasound solution can support clinicians to make a definitive diagnosis for pediatric patients, reducing the need for additional diagnostic imaging steps.

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