Philips healthcare systems and lighting for US hospital

Dutch electronics firm Philips is forming an innovative alliance with a hospital in the US. Philips has signed a US$ 300 million, 15-year deal to supply medical equipment and services to the Georgia Regents Medical Center in Georgia.

First-of-its-kind delivery model

Philips will also supply lighting and consumer products to the hospital. The deal is the first-of-its-kind delivery model in the US and the largest of its kind for Philips. Philips and Georgia Regents will work closely to deliver faster, more effective and cost-efficient care from diagnostics to therapeutics, and inpatient and outpatient clinical services.

The alliance, worth $300m over 15 years, is for the supply of equipment and services to the Georgia Regents Medical Center in Georgia. As well as medical systems, Philips will also supply lighting and consumer products.

“By collaborating with Philips, our goal is to foster an atmosphere of meaningful innovation that will have a significant and positive impact on the health of our patients,” said David S. Hefner, Chief Executive Officer for Georgia Regents Medical Center.

“We are proud to embark on this transformational alliance with Georgia Regents Medical Center as we share the vision that we can create the future of health care by creatively and cost-effectively meeting the long-term needs of patients,” said Deborah DiSanzo, chief executive officer, Philips Healthcare.”

Source: Philips