Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, and the ZorgSaam Hospital, today announced the signing of a 15-year strategic partnership agreement, through which Philips will provide ZorgSaam with a wide range of integrated solutions for the diagnosis and treatment of patients in the region of Zeeland-Flanders in the southwest of the Netherlands. Philips will deliver diagnostic imaging and image-guided therapy solutions, as well as healthcare informatics, relevant staff training, and equipment management and maintenance. In addition, the two organizations will investigate new ways to enhance the continuity and safety of care, both inside and outside the hospital. This is the first time that ZorgSaam has chosen a single long-term technology partner to enhance the quality of care and productivity throughout the hospital.
“By working together with Philips, we will be assured of the best health technology solutions for our patient care over a period of 15 years, enabling timely and confident diagnoses and optimal treatment options,” said Lodewijk de Beukelaar, Member of the Executive Board and Director of ZorgSaam. “This really is a win-win-win situation for ZorgSaam, for Philips, and even more importantly for the population, general practitioners and specialists in the Dutch region of Zeeland-Flanders.”