Philips Connects Care at HIMSS 2014

                     Philips Connects Care at HIMSS 2014

Philips reinforces its leadership in health IT showcasing interoperable
software and solutions to improve access, optimize workflows and increase
quality across the continuum of care

PR Newswire

ANDOVER, Mass., Feb. 24, 2014

ANDOVER, Mass., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG AEX:
PHIA) today announced its participation in the HIMSS 2014 Conference and
Exhibition in Orlando, Fla., demonstrating its commitment as an enterprise
clinical software and solutions provider uniquely positioned to offer
standardized integrated solutions across the continuum of care. Philips will
feature seven solutions areas at HIMSS, showcasing interoperable, connected
systems and devices to exchange health information data, from point-of-care
diagnostics to remote patient monitoring at home.

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"HIMSS draws healthcare IT leaders from around the world who are under more
pressure than ever to understand how technology can solve business challenges
and provide better, patient-centric care," said Mike Mancuso, chief executive
officer, Patient Care and Monitoring Solutions, Philips Healthcare. "Philips
is committed to delivering innovative, interoperable enterprise software and
services solutions to help healthcare providers evolve from traditional care
models to ones that are technologically enabled to deliver rich, clinical data
across the continuum of care. This is how we create the future of healthcare."

The Philips booth (#7245) at HIMSS 2014 will spotlight seven solutions areas
addressing some of the most pressing health IT issues facing the healthcare
industry in the U.S. and abroad, and Philips interoperable technology
solutions helping to meet customers' greatest needs:

  oDriving Population Health – Philips offers perspectives on how providers
    can simultaneously improve outcomes and lower costs for whole populations
    of patients in the hospital and in the home. Philips Hospital to Home
    Enterprise Telehealth Programs include IntelliSpace eICU; Programs in the
    Hospital include eICU, eAcute and eConsultant; and Programs in the Home
    include eIAC, eCAC and eTrAC.
  oConnecting the Enterprise – Philips discusses how to simplify
    interoperability across the entire healthcare enterprise and enable the
    mobile clinician with solutions including IntelliBridge Enterprise,
    IntelliVue Mobile Caregiver and Google Glass with IntelliVue proof of
  oCreating the Global Experience with Connected Solutions  – Philips
    commitment to interoperability extends globally with informatics solutions
    like TASY*, an integrated information management system in Mexico and
    Brazil, giving hospital administrators a global view of their
    organization. (*TASY is not available in the US).
  oConnecting Cardiology  – Cardiologists and providers can learn more about
    connecting disease-specific patient information with Philips solutions
    including Philips Xcelera, Xper IM, and Xper Flex.
  oImage Enabling the EHR  – Philips will share solutions for storing,
    managing and accessing clinical images from multiple departments across
    multiple systems including Philips IntelliSpace PACS and IntelliSpace PACS
    Anywhere, consolidating and storing virtually all medical images from
    radiology, cardiology, dermatology, endoscopy, ophthalmology, and more.
  oIdentifying Deterioration – With an advanced analytics system for the
    detection of subtle signs of patient deterioration, Philips will discuss
    how to anticipate patient deterioration and help avoid costly patient
    transfers to the ICU with solutions including Philips IntelliVue Guardian
    Software, Early Warning Scoring (EWS) and Project AWARE.
  oAddressing Alarm Fatigue – Philips is a Platinum sponsor for the newly
    created National Coalition for Alarm Management. At HIMSS, Philips will
    further showcase its commitment to addressing alarm fatigue and share
    insights on how providers can meet National Patient Safety goals for 2014
    and beyond with featured solutions including Philips IntelliSpace Alarm
    Reporting, IntelliSpace Event Management, and PIIC iX with Alarm Audit

This year, HIMSS has significantly expanded its Interoperability Showcase,
merging it with the Meaningful Use Experience to emphasize how collaborative
technology is vital to the realization of connected health and patient
empowerment across the U.S. healthcare landscape. Philips solutions featured
within the Interoperability Showcase will include the EPIQ Ultrasound System,
IntelliVue Guardian Solution with IntelliBridge Enterprise, PIIC iX with
IntelliBridge Enterprise, IntelliSpace PACS and SureSigns VS4 with
IntelliBridge Enterprise.

"The global healthcare landscape is rapidly changing, and presenting
interoperable, connected solutions to help meet our customers greatest health
IT challenges is front and center for Philips at HIMSS 2014," said Jeroen Tas,
chief executive officer of Philips newly formed Healthcare Informatics
Services and Solutions Business. "Philips is committed to delivering new
models of integrated, collaborative patient-centric care, through advanced
data analytics and interoperable, cloud-based platforms."

In addition to showcasing the key solutions and services enabling health
systems to move to new models of care, Philips will have a prominent presence
demonstrating interoperability across the healthcare enterprise within the
HIMSS Intelligent Hospital Pavilion. This year marks the first year Philips
will be participating in the Intelligent Hospital area, featuring
interoperable monitoring, cardiology informatics and diagnostic cardiology
solutions including IntelliSpace Portal 6, recently recognized by KLAS as a
Category Leader in Advanced Visualization Software.

For more information on Philips' presence at HIMSS, including the full suite
of Philips enterprise interoperable software, solutions and services, visit and follow the #HIMSS14 conversation @PhilipsHealth.

For further information, please contact:
Kathy O'Reilly
(o) 978-659-2638 (mobile) 978-221-8919
Twitter: @kathyoreilly

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
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