Research

Recent innovations

For decades, Philips Research has fueled Philips with new breakthrough innovations that had significant impact in various markets. Today, Philips Research is fully geared to bring meaningful innovations in health and well-being. To give you an impression of the projects we work on, we listed some innovations below in which Philips Research has been closely involved:

Philips launches new cardiac ultrasound solutions with anatomical intelligence

Featuring faster data processing, sharper imaging, robust automated quantification and customizable exam tools designed to help cardiologists deliver better care for their patients.

 

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Philips advances image-guided lung therapy research together with St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London

A patient at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London was the first in the world to have their lung tumor treated using a unique combination of innovative techniques that avoid puncturing the skin. 

 

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Philips S9000 Prestige, the feeling of a blade-close shave with uncompromising skin comfort

“At Philips, we believe that there’s always a way to make life better and we want to help men to do that every day,” says John Smith, Business Leader Philips Male Grooming. “As market leader for electric shaving, we are excited to launch this breakthrough innovation, which allows men to experience the perfect tool for the best shave – close yet gentle, comfortable yet precise.”

 

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Signing of two long-term strategic partnership agreements in Germany

Two of Europe’s largest medical technology partnership agreements with German hospital groups leading to continuous modernization and maintenance of imaging systems and clinical informatics target improved quality and efficiency of care, while saving cost.

 

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Bringing adaptive intelligence to Australia and New Zealand

Northland District Health Board (DHB) will be the first user of Philips Illumeo in Australia and New Zealand. Illumeo is an imaging and informatics technology with adaptive intelligence [1] that redefines and enhances how radiologists work with medical images. It combines contextual awareness capabilities with advanced data analytics to augment the work of the radiologist.

 

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AI platform for healthcare launched

Philips HealthSuite Insights delivers healthcare-specific tools and technologies to address the full process of building, maintaining, deploying and scaling AI solutions. This industry-first online marketplace offers curated, readily available AI assets for license.

 

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Advanced MR-based software applications for assessment of neurological disorders

With these introductions for its Ingenia family of digital MRI systems, Philips is reinforcing its global leadership in Neuro MR software applications, providing radiologists with the necessary tools to resolve complex health questions and explore new territories in neurology.

 

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Innovating in ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia and vascular access

Strategic alliance between B.Braun and Philips combines B. Braun’s leadership in regional anesthesia and Philips’ leadership in image guided therapy solutions with the aim to make regional anesthesia and vascular access easier to perform, leading to enhanced patient care and hospital efficiency.

 

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Empowering consumers with digital health

Empowering consumers to be more engaged and improve their health habits, advanced connected offerings from Philips bridge rapidly evolving consumer health & professional healthcare domains.

 

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IntelliSpace Enterprise Edition

Enterprise edition integrates Philips IntelliSpace portfolio into a scalable, modular and interoperable solution for clinical informatics and data management for demanding, and growing healthcare enterprises.

 

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Reducing hospital admissions

Collaboration with Banner Health reduces hospital admissions by nearly 50 percent managing high-cost patients by leveraging Philips’ telehealth program.

 

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NICU of the future

Philips and Phoenix Children’s Hospital sign 15-year agreement to redefine imaging, patient monitoring and clinical informatics in pediatric care.

 

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Non-invasive assessment of tissue stiffness of the liver

Philips receives FDA 510(k) clearance to market its ElastQ Imaging shear wave, complementing Philips’ existing ultrasound offerings to provide the most comprehensive solution for liver disease assessment, treatment and monitoring.

 

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Advancing population health

By delivering advanced healthcare informatics and intelligent solutions in a secure ecosystem that embrace cross-industry connectivity standards, providers can now leverage data in new ways that are easily accessible, contextually relevant and actionable at the point of care.

 

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Next generation Philips Azurion platform

Philips Azurion is an innovative image-guided therapy platform that allows clinicians to easily and confidently perform a wide range of routine and complex procedures, helping them to optimize interventional lab performance and provide superior care.

 

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New augmented-reality surgical navigation technology

Industry-first augmented-reality surgical navigation technology, designed for image-guided spine, cranial and trauma surgery, supports Philips’ expansion in the fast growing image-guided minimally-invasive surgery market.

 

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PerformanceBridge

A new suite of performance management software and services to assist radiology departments in enhancing productivity, improving the patient experience and delivering better value-based care.

 

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