Next generation Azurion platform launched by Philips

The system is the result of a multi-year extensive research and development program involving leading cardiologists across the globe and innovation teams at Philips including ones from the Philips Innovation Centre, Bangalore

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A leader in health technology, Royal Philips today announced the India launch of Azurion which is its next generation image-guided therapy platform (IGT). Designed with an aim of addressing the challenges of higher throughput requirements, ease of conducting interventions and controlling costs while improving standards of care, Azurion is equipped with new workflow options and performance dashboards as well as an upcoming range of productivity improvement services.

This platform is powered by ConnectOS, Philips' newly developed operating system to optimize system integration which features an easy-to-use intuitive user interface combined with real-time information on multiple work spots within the interventional lab.

The system is the result of a multi-year extensive research and development program involving leading cardiologists across the globe and innovation teams at Philips including ones from the Philips Innovation Centre, Bangalore. At the core of the interventional lab, these technologies allow identification and visualization of target organs and tissues, the operation of interventional devices, and the placement of implants, leading to improved chances of therapy success. It is backed by innovative services and support that offer a lifetime of benefits, reinforcing Philips' commitment to users and patients.

As a leader in the Indian market, Philips offers integrated solutions comprising interventional imaging technologies and planning and navigation software combined with interventional devices including catheters for diagnosis and therapy and a broad range of services, all aimed at helping clinicians provide superior care at predictable costs.

At the launch, Dr. G. Anil Krishna, Managing Director, MaxCure Group of Hospitals said "It was a pleasure to witness the launch of Philips' next generation platform in Image Guided Therapy-Azurion. Azurion is a completely new system all together and represents a major leap in healthcare innovation that will lead to highly improved experiences for both patients and care givers"

Partha Paul Business Head - IGT & DXR, Health Systems India also said "Azurion will revolutionize the IGT market in India by providing superior care through pre-programmed, personalised settings to help minimize preparation errors, and features high quality imaging at ultra-low radiati

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