New technology offers breakthrough in prostate cancer diagnosis
Nov 10, 2016 - Johannesburg, South Africa – One in twenty-three South African men stand the chance of getting cancer, with prostate cancer the most common type . Yet many South African men undergoing standard biopsy techniques will have their cancer missed or under graded– and men’s health concerns continue to be given low priority on the health agenda.
Philips showcases innovations that will shape the future of healthcare at the Innovation Experience 2016
Jul 12, 2016 - Around the globe, disruption, innovation, and the rapid pace of technological development is reshaping consumer experience, as well as the operating environment for organisations of all sizes and within every industry. The healthcare industry is no exception. Today, technological and business innovation is empowering companies and healthcare professionals to deliver medication, treatment, as well as more effective care to patients quicker and more efficiently resulting in better care that is accessible to many more people than ever before.
Cost is a significant barrier to healthcare in South Africa reveals the first Future Health Index released by Philips
Jul 12, 2016 - Johannesburg, South Africa – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) today released the South Africa results of the first edition of its Future Health Index (FHI), an extensive international study which explores how countries around the world are positioned to meet long-term global health challenges through integration of health systems and adoption of connected care technologies.
Inside Innovation - LEDs and horticulture: a recipe for success
May 06, 2014 - How do we feed an increasingly urbanized world without damaging the planet? Flexible, controllable and energy-efficient light-emitting diodes (LEDs) have huge potential to help address this challenge.
Inside Innovation – Experience Flows
Mar 20, 2014 - Understanding people may not sound like rocket science. But it’s one of the hardest and most rewarding challenges of an innovation team.
Inside Innovation - Automated Colposcopy
Feb 13, 2014 - Cancer of the cervix can be successfully treated if it is diagnosed and treated early. But in Indiaeight women die from cervical cancer every hour. Too often the cancer is diagnosed at an advanced stage due to the lack of a national screening program and limited access to healthcare for large proportions of the rural population.
Inside Innovation - hue
Feb 13, 2014 - Forget having just one light bulb moment. The team behind Philips hue had dozens on their journey to creating one of the company’s most talked about recent innovations.
Philips and University of Johannesburg join hands to reduce maternal and infant mortality
Feb 13, 2014 - Royal Philips (AEX: PHIA, NYSE: PHG) and the University of Johannesburg (UJ), together with the Gauteng Department of Health today announced the start of a cooperative pilot project focusing on the specialist treatment, retrieval and transfer of high risk mother and child cases in Gauteng.