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Meaningful Innovation at Philips

On Feb. 12 in Washington, D.C., Philips hosted its “Innovation Celebration” at the National Portrait Gallery Smithsonian American Art Museum. Through a vibrant and powerful light show guests experienced Philips solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges in health care, energy efficiency and well-being. The interior courtyard of the National Portrait Gallery came alive, using an interplay of light with the building's architecture to showcase Philips innovation in action.

 

At Philips, we believe in innovation for more than just innovation’s sake. Each day we strive to make the world healthier and more sustainable by helping to develop novel solutions that get to the heart of problems that matter most to you. Our goal is to improve the lives of 3 billion people a year by 2025. We invite you to come see the difference our approach and partnership can make to society, to communities and to you.

Innovative new connected LED street lighting model

Innovative new connected LED street lighting model

Philips and Ericsson combine the benefits of mobile connectivity and LED lighting in a ‘’lighting-as-a-service’’ model for cities. It allows city authorities to offer space within their connected lighting poles to network service providers for mobile broadband infrastructure.

Future healthcare technologies – cloud-based information and hands free displays

Future healthcare technologies – cloud-based information and hands free displays

New research partnerships explore use of new technologies to help prevent medical errors and provide physicians with hands-free access to actionable patient information, in real-time – supporting Philips goal to help improve clinical outcomes.

First-of-its-kind alliance facilitates innovative and affordable healthcare

First-of-its-kind alliance facilitates innovative and affordable healthcare

Philips and Georgia Regents Medical Center (GRMC) are breaking new ground in healthcare delivery. The alliance is a first-of-its-kind delivery model in the United States, helping hospitals move beyond fee-for-service models toward outcomes-based care.

Combining Bright Ideas to Teach Children with Disabilities

Combining Bright Ideas to Teach Children with Disabilities

Philips and Perkins Products have partnered to develop a light-based educational tool designed to engage Learners with visual impairments and other special needs. Additionally, LightAide offers therapists and clinicians new ways to assess vision capabilities and to motivate Learners to utilize the vision that they have and participate in therapies.

WMATA goes green to save green

WMATA goes green to save green

Philips was recently awarded a ten year performance lighting contract with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) that will upgrade the lighting in WMATA 25 parking garages.  Philips will design, finance, install and maintain 15,000 new LED fixtures with wireless controls for ten years -- to be financed through energy cost savings, requiring no up-front capital costs.

Reducing hospital readmission rates for patients

Reducing hospital readmission rates for patients

Philips and Banner Health collaborated to provide telehealth services to patients with heart failure and other chronic diseases. Banner Home Care has provided telemonitoring to more than 550 patients in the past three years, and has achieved a readmission rate of 3.8 percent for patients on telehealth, versus a national readmission rate of 29 percent for Medicare-certified home health agencies.

 
Panel Series

POLITICO and Philips kicked off "Outside, In," a multi-event panel series with innovators who have used real-world solutions to enhance government efficiencies and solve complex problems. 


 
 

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