This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Cramer's Action Alerts PLUS - See his portfolio and get alerts BEFORE every trade. Learn more NOW!

Philips Highlights Future Innovations At RSNA 2012 Transformation Lab





CHICAGO, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Underscoring its commitment to providing innovations that transform care now and into the future, Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) highlights the company's future innovations at the 98 th annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, November 25-29. In addition to showcasing the existing solutions within its Imaging 2.0 portfolio, Philips is offering a preview of solutions that aim to improve the future of healthcare delivery.

Since the launch of Imaging 2.0, Philips has continued to develop solutions that enable clinicians to provide quality, personalized care for their patients more efficiently and with better outcomes. With each new innovation, developed with customer insights, Philips collaborates with users to further improve upon its solutions with the goal of transforming the future of healthcare for clinicians and patients.

"At Philips, we understand that the healthcare landscape is constantly changing and that radiologists require advanced solutions that allow them to adapt to these changes," said Gene Saragnese, chief executive officer of Imaging Systems at Philips. "We believe that investment in future innovations is vital, and therefore continue to collaborate with clinicians to help them bring the best care possible to their patients."

For the first time at RSNA, Philips is offering all attendees a tour of the "Transformation Lab," a section of Philips' RSNA booth that provides a preview of selected Philips innovative works-in-progress. Some of the future solutions that will be featured include:

  • Next Generation Radiology Reporting and Collaboration: Medical imaging is being used in the diagnosis and treatment of an increasing number of patients and diseases, putting greater demands on radiology departments. Philips is developing technologies for the next-generation radiology reporting system that aim to help radiologists pull together relevant patient data, decide on appropriate imaging protocols, liaise with radiology technicians and write up reports and communicate with referring physicians, allowing them to spend more time doing what they do best – analyzing images.
  • Anatomical Intelligence: In order to speed up radiology workflows, Philips is integrating its advanced organ modeling technology into clinical application prototypes that uses a patient-specific model with the goal of allowing radiologists to navigate and manipulate 3D images in terms of anatomies rather than X/Y/Z coordinates. This new technology aims to enable radiologists to rapidly navigate images and quickly make clinically relevant measurements. Currently available for 3D heart models, Philips' objective is to eventually adapt this technology for all major organs of the body and to introduce anatomical intelligence in all clinical applications.

To learn more, visit Philips at RSNA 2012 in the North Building Hall B of the McCormick Place convention center at booth 7719 from November 25-29. For more information, additional materials and images, go to http://www.philips.com/RSNA and click on the "News Center" tab.

About Royal Philips ElectronicsRoyal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people's lives through meaningful innovation in the areas of Healthcare, Consumer Lifestyle and Lighting. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips posted 2011 sales of EUR 22.6 billion and employs approximately 121,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries. The company is a leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as male shaving and grooming, home and portable entertainment and oral healthcare. News from Philips is located at www.philips.com/newscenter.

Forward-looking statements This release may contain certain forward-looking statements with respect to the financial condition, results of operations and business of Philips and certain of the plans and objectives of Philips with respect to these items. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve risk and uncertainty because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will occur in the future and there are many factors that could cause actual results and developments to differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements.

SOURCE Royal Philips Electronics

Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Try it NOW
Only $9.95
Try it NOW
14-Days Free
Try it NOW

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

DOW 18,132.70 -81.72 -0.45%
S&P 500 2,104.50 -6.24 -0.30%
NASDAQ 4,963.5270 -24.3630 -0.49%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs