Ambient Experience is an interactive solution that uses modern technology and design to create a more comfortable and soothing experience for patients and staff during proton therapy
Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium - IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA), the world’s leading provider of proton therapy solutions for the treatment of cancer, and Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a leading health technology company, today announced the launch of a dedicated patient-centric Ambient Experience solution for the proton therapy gantry of IBA’s Proteus®PLUS proton therapy solution, making the Philips solution now available for both Proteus®ONE* and Proteus®PLUS*.
Designed and engineered by Philips, Ambient Experience is an interactive, patient-focused healthcare environment that uses modern technology and people-centric design to create a more comfortable and soothing experience for patients and staff, helping to improve workflows and increase operational effectiveness. Implemented in IBA’s proton therapy gantries, patients are able to select their preferred theme, light, sound and video prior to undergoing treatment. By enhancing the clinical environment, Philips Ambient Experience improves patient comfort and staff experience and satisfaction. In 2014, Philips received an international Red Dot Award for product design for its dedicated Proteus®ONE Ambient Experience solution. The new Ambient Experience development is part of a broader collaboration between the two companies that also includes the joint marketing and sales of IBA’s proton therapy solutions and Philips’ imaging and clinical informatics solutions.