Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Madrid, Spain - Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, and Viamed, one of Spain’s leading private hospital groups, today announced that Philips has been selected to install the latest advanced diagnostic imaging solutions in clinical centers throughout Viamed’s network, supporting the group’s healthcare professionals to further improve patient care. Viamed has a total of 11 hospitals and 15 healthcare centers in the Andalusia, Aragon, Catalonia, La Rioja, Murcia and Madrid regions of Spain.
This agreement with Philips will allow Viamed to continue with the technological renewal of Viamed's imaging capabilities throughout its network of hospitals. As a starting point, Viamed has already acquired Philips MR and CT scanners for its hospitals in Madrid, Seville (Andalusia) and Huesca (Aragon), as well as a state-of-the-art digital radiology room for its hospital in Tarragona (Catalonia).
“Developing our technology innovation strategy with a partner like Philips allows us to accelerate progress in meeting our objective of maintaining healthcare excellence and placing the patient at the center of all our operations,” said Paulo Gonçalves, CEO of Viamed. “The start of this collaboration has been the acquisition of state-of-the-art equipment through which our professionals will be able to develop their work and provide our patients with the best care.”