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Improving Patient Safety & Care 2020 - Partner Profile - Philips

Updated: Jan 17


Who are Philips?


Philips is a leading health technology company focused on improving people’s health and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum – from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care.


What has been your greatest achievement to date? And were there any measurable outcomes that accompanied this achievement?


Installation of EWS system with Guardian Software combined with focused education at Bangor Hospital has shown a significant improvement in patient safety.


Measurable outcomes include :- 35% reduction in serious events, 86% reduction in Cardiac arrests, 24% reduction in ICU admission rate, 66% reduction of ICU mortality rate - patients transferred to ICU.


How many organisations/clients currently utilize the service/solution across the UK?


Philips currently has a ~50% market share of the UK patient monitoring segment.


Is there anything you would like to make delegates aware of ahead of the improving Patient Safety & Care 2020 conference on 13th February?


Philips General Care Solutions

Philips offer a customisable, integrated suite of devices, software, professional and support services to help you build, manage and optimise an effective solution to detect and respond to patient deterioration outside of the ICU.


Delegates will find more information here:

Alarm Management website: https://www.philips.co.uk/healthcare/clinical-solutions/alarm-management


What do you feel are the key points delegates need to digest when considering a partnership with Philips?


· Global innovations company dedicated to improving the lives of 3 billion people by 2030.

· Solutions approach to partnership, leveraging multiple modalities to secure improvements.

· Focus on assisting customers to manage care towards Quadruple aims of , Improve Staff Experience, Better Health Outcomes, Improved patient and family experience, Lower cost of Care.


If you would like to learn more about philips please visit https://www.philips.co.uk/healthcare