‘Make in India’ galore at Philips Healthcare

Royal Philips showcased MobileDiagnost Opta and amongst a range of healthcare innovations at the Philips Healthcare Innovation Center (HIC) in Pune, on April 8, 2015.

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Ms Rekha Ranganathan, global general manager, mobile surgery & head, Philips Healthcare Innovation Center

Both the products have been developed for India and other global geographies.

Other healthcare innovations including Allura Centron, and PrimaryDiagnost, have also been innovated in India and are manufactured at HIC's Pune facility.

As part of its global strategy, HIC will function as a healthcare innovation and manufacturing hub for India and international markets.

Designed and developed by a team of 25 engineers at HIC, MobileDiagnost Opta is an innovative digital X-ray system that helps radiologists with consistent diagnostic image quality with mobility and ease of use in restricted places like Intensive Care Units (ICU) and Operation Theatres (OT).

"We have our manufacturing, R&D and commercial headquarters in India. We have the highest focus on healthcare, and it gets sharper and sharper. It is about addressing challenges that countries and patients face. For us innovation starts with patients. That's the heart of everything we do. We do local manufacturing, simultaneously focusing on global markets reaching multiple geographies," said Ms Rekha Ranganathan, global general manager, mobile surgery & head, Philips Healthcare Innovation Center.

 

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