All of this work is beginning to result in improved operational financial results. In Healthcare, sales and order intake are growing well. The growth businesses in Consumer Lifestyle are performing solidly. And in Lighting, LED-based sales continued its strong growth momentum.In Healthcare, order intake grew 4% year-on-year and, very importantly, orders were up 13% in growth geographies. As we noted last quarter, we do see headwinds in Europe, where order intake actually declined by 6%. North America order intake declined by 3% in the quarter, as we saw a decrease in order intake for our government business.
Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV Management Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
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