|By PR Newswire||
|February 26, 2014 01:32 PM EST||
ANDOVER, Mass., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG AEX: PHIA) today announced its IntelliSpace Portal has been named a Category Leader in Enterprise Advanced Visualization Software in the 2013 Best in KLAS: Software and Services report. KLAS is a research firm on a global mission to improve healthcare delivery through industry research and reports. Philips believes the award further demonstrates Philips' continued commitment to giving customers access to the right data at the right time while offering the ability to connect systems and devices seamlessly to exchange health information.
According to the KLAS report titled "Advanced Visualization 2013: How Advanced Is It?," on a 100 point scale the Philips IntelliSpace Portal received an 86.2 overall performance score – the highest of those examined in the report. Furthermore, users reported an excellent overall user experience and rated Philips best in service and support with strong involvement from Philips executives. In addition, several Philips customers using multiple Advanced Visualization Software products said they would prefer to work with Philips over competitor's products and ranked Philips IntelliSpace Portal among the top performers when it comes to ease of use.
"We believe this recognition by KLAS speaks to our strength in combining visualization and analytics in a way that's easily accessible across the provider enterprise," said Jeroen Tas, chief executive officer of the Philips Healthcare Informatics Solutions and Services business group. "We will continue to remain focused on empowering customers to extract and share data and images to ultimately improve the way they operate, make decisions and deliver care."
IntelliSpace Portal 6 – which is the next generation of Philips IntelliSpace portal technologies – and IntelliSpace PACS are part of the Philips IntelliSpace family of clinical informatics solutions and will be featured at this week's HIMSS14 Annual Conference & Exhibition in Orlando, Fla. Both solutions are part of the growing portfolio within Philips recently-launched Healthcare Informatics Solutions and Services Group, which offers consulting and solutions services to hospitals and health systems as they pursue new, more effective models to improve access, optimize workflows and increase quality across the continuum of care.
IntelliSpace Portal 6 offers extensive clinical coverage, streamlined workflow and continuous evolution of advanced visualization and analysis capabilities with a single solution. The solution allows clinicians to access, review, analyze, diagnose and present images from multiple vendors (depending on the local market) quickly, efficiently, and collaboratively – virtually anywhere, anytime.
The leading enterprise-wide medical image and information management system on the market today, IntelliSpace PACS is an innovative image and information management system that delivers on-demand diagnostic-quality images over existing hospital networks, advanced radiology reading stations for radiologists, and "always online" long-term storage. Through advances in workflow management, image review, reporting and clinical applications, the IntelliSpace PACS solution is designed to drive interoperability and enhance productivity. The solution encompasses a powerful and growing portfolio of applications that guide informed decisions with advanced clinical capabilities, providing relevant data and collaboration throughout the enterprise.
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About Royal Philips:
Royal Philips (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 2013 sales of EUR 23.3 billion and employs approximately 115,000 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 and oral healthcare. News from Philips is located at www.philips.com/newscenter.
KLAS is a research firm on a global mission to improve healthcare delivery by enabling providers to be heard and to be counted. Working with thousands of healthcare professionals and clinicians, KLAS gathers data on software, services, medical equipment, and infrastructure systems to deliver timely reports, trends, and statistical overviews. The research directly represents the provider voice and acts as a catalyst for improving vendor performance. For more information, go to KLASresearch.com or follow KLAS on Twitter @KLASresearch.
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