"Our innovations are designed to simplify the path to clinical decision making and enhance the patient experience," said Kees Wesdorp, business leader Diagnostic Imaging at Philips. "The advanced molecular imaging capabilities of Vereos allow physicians to make decisions with greater insight and confidence, bringing healthcare one step closer to precision medicine."
"The ability for patients to create their own room ambience from a selection of projected motifs, music and soft lighting, makes them feel included in the treatment and helps to overcome their fear,” explained Dr. Jean-Pierre Papazyan, Specialist in Nuclear Medicine, Clinique de Genolier. "In close partnership with Philips, we have realized a unique state-of-the-art solution here in Genolier that has already attracted worldwide medical interest, making us the benchmark for digital PET/CT imaging."
The Philips Vereos PET/CT system is currently being installed in leading healthcare facilities worldwide, with the Clinique de Genolier being one of the first five hospitals in the world to have it available for the benefit of patients. Philips is producing and shipping its complete Computed Tomography (CT) and Advanced Molecular Imaging (AMI) portfolio from its sites in Haifa (Israel), Suzhou (China) and Cleveland (US), and will launch new CT/AMI products in the next few months.
Following the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inspection of the Cleveland facility in the third quarter of 2017, Philips submitted its response to the inspectional findings for review by the FDA. In the meantime, the company had a constructive meeting with the FDA. Philips will continue to drive its Quality Management System improvement program.
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