Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, and Flevo Hospital today announced they have signed a 10-year strategic partnership agreement to continuously innovate and optimize patient care in the Almere region of the Netherlands.
The collaboration has four strategic priorities: 1) Achieving the strategic objective of 'the right care in the right place' by means of innovations and the optimal use of (medical) technology; 2) Modernizing care and strengthening communication between Flevo Hospital and its patients and partners; 3) Increasing the enthusiasm and involvement of hospital employees by unburdening care professionals and modernizing work processes; and 4) Saving costs and improving the efficiency of technology.
“We are confronted with many new challenges, but want to keep providing a high standard of affordable care not only within the hospital but also increasingly outside the hospital,” said Anita Arts, CEO of Flevo Hospital, Almere, the Netherlands. “We want to involve our patients even more closely in their care. This is possible with the help of technological solutions. Philips is a partner for the future with whom we want to innovate and develop new solutions for our strategic challenges.”