The centerpiece of Philips’ booth at SNMMI will be the Vereos Digital PET/CT situated in an Ambient Experience Suite. Attendees can follow the entire patient journey for a PET/CT scan. Beginning with the pre-scan contrast injections, patients are able to relax in a PET uptake room outfitted with Ambient Experience. They then move to the imaging suite where the Ambient Experience continues, helping reduce patient stress and improve care management. In a study by Philips of 600 imaging patients, respondents identified physician trust, comfort, safety and getting the image right the first time as priorities in their imaging experience .
Vereos Digital PET/CT is the world’s first and only fully digital, clinically proven PET/CT solution. It is supported by rigorous clinical evidence, including more than four years of investigational studies and over 100 published clinical studies. Vereos is a well-established, comprehensive solution to help clinicians improve patient care and manage costs. Featuring Philips’ proprietary Digital Photon Counting (DPC) technology, Vereos offers improved detectability and characterization of small lesions . The system provides uncompromised detectability and quantification at half the PET dose . Vereos also provides lesion detectability in one tenth of the time . When used with Ambient Experience, patients can experience a calmer imaging process through soothing audio and visual elements.
Philips will also feature Philips CardioMD IV at the show. Specifically designed for nuclear cardiology, this clinically-proven SPECT system is tailored to enhance workflow and add value to radiology departments. With a small footprint, CardioMD IV will fit in virtually any existing camera room without requiring costly renovations. Its patient-friendly design allows for greater positioning flexibility. Half-time cardiac imaging with Astonish reconstruction helps improve workflow efficiency without sacrificing image quality, resulting in cardiac imaging with improved workflow, providing diagnostic confidence and enhanced patient experience.
For more information on Philips' molecular imaging solutions and to learn more about the company’s presence at SNMMI 2018, visit booth #617, www.philips.com/SNMMI and follow the conversation on @PhilipsLiveFrom.
 The Patient Experience in Imaging Study was conducted by Kantar TNS in the Netherlands and commissioned by Philips
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