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Philips IntelliSpace Perinatal named 2017 KLAS Category Leader for Labor and Delivery Software


February 23, 2017

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Amsterdam, the Netherlands - Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG,AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology,  today announced that its IntelliSpace Perinatal was named 2017 Category Leader in the Labor & Delivery software category in the U.S. in the recently published 2017 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report. The KLAS report names the top-performing healthcare IT software suppliers in global markets as reported by healthcare providers. The Category Leader designation is reserved for vendor solutions that lead select market segments in which at least two products meet a minimum level of KLAS Konfidence.


The award recognizes Philips' commitment to expanding applications that support perinatal excellence for mother and child care by helping simplify clinician workflow and deliver a healthy new generation through excellent care for mothers and babies.


IntelliSpace Perinatal is designed to provide complete coverage across the obstetrical care continuum, from first antepartum visit through labor, delivery, postpartum, discharge and follow-up visits. In hundreds of hospitals worldwide, IntelliSpace Perinatal provides clinicians with the ability to capture comprehensive records while providing a more flexible birth experience. Aside from recording the data on individual patient cases as they occur, IntelliSpace Perinatal helps institutions with clinical and administrative reports by archiving patient data as well as assessing the quality of care being delivered   and interfacing their fetal monitors to their EMR.


KLAS interviews healthcare professionals each year about the products and services used by their respective organizations by using a standard quantitative evaluation. To further examine the most significant issues facing healthcare technology today, KLAS also creates supplemental evaluations that target a subset of KLAS’ overall sampling. The data in this report comes from both evaluation types and was collected over the last 12 months.


The complete report is available for download.


Philips will showcase its connected health, integrated technology, software, solutions and services at booth #2105 at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2017 Annual Meeting and Exhibition, February 19 - 23, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. For updates, follow @PhilipsLiveFrom or visit for more information on Philips’ presence at #HIMSS17.

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For further information, please contact:

Kathy O’Reilly

Philips Group Communications

Tel: +1 978-659-2638

Mobile: +1 978-221-8919


Twitter: @kathyoreilly


Ingrid Mitchell

Philips Patient Care and Monitoring Solutions

Tel: +1 978-482-5949

Mobile: +1 617-599-6624



About Royal Philips:


Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) 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. Philips leverages advanced technology and deep clinical and consumer insights to deliver integrated solutions. Headquartered in the Netherlands, the company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring and health informatics, as well as in consumer health and home care. Philips' health technology portfolio generated 2016 sales of EUR 17.4 billion and employs approximately 71,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries. News about Philips can be found at


About KLAS:


KLAS is a research and insights firm on a global mission to improve healthcare delivery by amplifying the provider's voice. Working with thousands of healthcare professionals and clinicians, KLAS gathers data and insights on software, services and medical equipment to deliver timely reports, trends and statistical overviews. The research directly represents the provider voice and acts as a catalyst for improving vendor performance. Follow KLAS on Twitter at

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