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March 1, 2018

Philips spotlights new breakthrough digital imaging and healthcare informatics solutions at ECR 2018

  • Philips is addressing industry needs by offering connected technologies and advanced analytics that offer care professionals a faster path to confident diagnosis
  • New digital Ingenia Elition 3.0T MR system combined with advanced software and services offers a breakthrough in speed, patient experience and clinical confidence, while setting new directions in clinical research
Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Vienna, AustriaRoyal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, is showcasing its latest digital imaging, advanced planning, visualization and quantification software tools, and services at the 2018 European Congress of Radiology (ECR) from February 28 through March 4, 2018, in Vienna, Austria (booth #402).

MRI exams up to 50% faster

For the first time, Philips will demonstrate the Ingenia Elition [1], it’s new 3.0T MR solution. Combining the latest innovations in systems, software and services, Philips has developed its smartest and most patient-friendly MR platform ever, offering breakthroughs in speed, image quality and patient experience. Featuring Philips’ new Compressed SENSE acceleration technology [2], the Ingenia Elition helps clinicians perform MRI exams up to 50% faster [3], with no compromise in image quality.

 

Newly designed user interfaces, new patient sensing technologies, and Philips’ SmartExam AI-driven analytics for automatic planning, scanning and processing of exams enhance the entire workflow from image acquisition to reading preferences. To further improve the patient experience, Philips has integrated its Ambient Experience in-bore Connect solution – an immersive audio-visual experience to calm patients and guide them through MR exams. 

 

The Elition is part of the all-new Ingenia digital MR portfolio further strengthening Philips’ new range of integrated radiology solutions. It supports radiology departments to enhance productivity to address the increasing demand for care, while delivering on the Quadruple Aim of improving the patient and staff satisfaction and delivering better value-based care through improved patient outcomes at lower costs.

Philips is committed to offering new intelligent imaging and healthcare informatics solutions, designed to support first-time-right imaging, to help address the challenges radiologists face today.

Robert Cascella

CEO Diagnosis & Treatment Businesses at Royal Philips

“Health systems are rapidly evolving to respond to increasing budget constraints and patient engagement,” said Robert Cascella, CEO Diagnosis & Treatment Businesses at Royal Philips. “Increased pressure to do more with less resources, adopting new complex technologies and longer wait times are hurdles that exist in many radiology departments globally. Philips is committed to offering new intelligent imaging and healthcare informatics solutions, designed to support first-time-right imaging, to help address the challenges radiologists face today.”

Improving diagnosis, treatment and outcomes

By connecting people, technology and data, Philips is working to break down the silos that currently exist in order to deliver more seamless care. At this year’s ECR, Philips is highlighting a portfolio of solutions that will help shape the future of confident diagnosis. In addition to the Ingenia Elition 3.0T MR, these highlights include:

 

  • Ingenia Prodiva 1.5T – Philips’ Ingenia Prodiva 1.5T MR solution features Breeze Workflow – a flexible lightweight digital coil system to support fast patient setup. Combined with Philips’ dStream digital broadband technology, the Ingenia Prodiva 1.5T provides radiologists with consistent, high-quality images. Its low transportation, installation and energy consumption costs help manage hospital budgets;
  • Access CT – unveiled in 2017, Access CT is designed to establish or enhance CT imaging capabilities at accessible cost to achieve a high return on investment. Access CT provides consistent image quality across a diverse patient population and a wide range of exam types, enabling hospitals to treat more patients;
  • IQon Elite Spectral CT – debuted at RSNA 2017, the IQon Elite Spectral CT offers a suite of features that enhance the clinical benefits of the IQon platform to improve diagnostic confidence, while also enhancing the patient experience within emergency care and oncology;
  • Evolution 4.0 – the next step in Philips’ journey of innovation on the EPIQ premium ultrasound platform, with breakthrough eL18-4 PureWave linear transducer technology, new flow imaging capability, and image quality enhancements across a broad range of applications. 

Philips will also showcase its latest Enterprise Imaging and advanced visualization and quantification solutions. Developed in close collaboration with clinical partners, its portfolio of healthcare informatics solutions combines deep clinical expertise with technological innovation to securely connect patients, care teams, and data across entire health systems. Its solutions help radiologists provide confident diagnoses and treatment evaluations over time, as well as optimizing workflows and operational performance. 

 

  • IntelliSpace Portal 10 – the latest edition features enhancements across the entire system to provide radiologists with an improved set of applications and workflows to support the reading and follow up of complex cases. IntelliSpace Portal has been named 2018 Category Leader in the Advanced Visualization category in the 2018 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report;
  • IntelliSpace PACS – enables physicians to more efficiently manage their work without compromise, through rapid integrated access to images and information, secured patient data, and intelligent work flow;
  • IntelliSpace PACS Advanced Mammography – fast, automated image presentation and manipulation improve reading efficiency and enhance clinical decision-making, streamlining the review of diagnostic mammography studies;
  • AI Breast –  Philips’ Anatomical Intelligence for Breast Ultrasound enhances screening and diagnostic workflow, facilitating breast-screening exams while preserving superb image quality for full diagnostic studies;
  • Technology Maximizer – a cross-modality program designed to boost the clinical capabilities and performance of imaging equipment through proactive upgrades. Technology Maximizer provides confidence to radiology and cardiology department leaders and clinicians that their systems are up-to-date and compliant at a fraction of the cost of individual upgrades;
  • PerformanceBridge – a flexible portfolio of operational performance improvement solutions that support healthcare providers through a combination of technology, analytics, and on-site and professional services. PerformanceBridge enables imaging departments to make informed decisions to enhance performance, address gaps, monitor progress and drive continuous improvement. Performance  Bridge Protocol Manager [4], as part of the PerformanceBridge portfolio, is currently under development to identify opportunities for MR imaging protocol optimization, standardization and efficiency improvements. 

 

For more information on Philips’ presence at the 2018 European Congress of Radiology in the Austria Center Vienna, booths 402 and 409 in hall X4, including our virtual reality MR experience, visit www.philips.com/ecr and follow @PhilipsLiveFrom for #ECR18 live updates. More information on how Philips is empowering radiologists to continually increase diagnostic confidence can be found at www.philips.com/radiology

The Philips Ingenia Elition 3.0T MR solution offers a breakthrough in speed, patient experience and clinical confidence, while setting new directions in clinical research.
The Philips Ingenia Elition 3.0T MR solution offers a breakthrough in speed, patient experience and clinical confidence, while setting new directions in clinical research.
Philips’ VitalEye patient sensing technology and algorithms process over two hundred body locations in parallel to intelligently extract signs of breathing.
Philips’ VitalEye patient sensing technology and algorithms process over two hundred body locations in parallel to intelligently extract signs of breathing.
A study at Herlev Gentofte University Hospital in Denmark shows that Philips’ Ambient Experience in-bore Connect solution helped them reduce the number of rescans by up to 70% [4].

A study at Herlev Gentofte University Hospital in Denmark shows that Philips’ Ambient Experience in-bore Connect solution helped them reduce the number of rescans by up to 70% [5].

 

[1] Not available for sale in the USA or Canada. Not yet CE marked. Not yet available for delivery

[2] Using Compressed SENSE technology and compared to Philips exams without Compressed SENSE

[3] 510k pending

[4] Based on in house testing

[5] Results from case studies are not predictive of results in other cases. Results in other cases may vary  

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 2017 sales of EUR 17.8 billion and employs approximately 74,000 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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