Philips and Hologic announce global partnership agreement to provide integrated imaging solutions for women’s health

March 2, 2018

Royal Philips a health technology compnay, and Hologic, a women’s health company, announced a global partnership agreement to offer care professionals integrated solutions comprising diagnostic imaging modalities, advanced informatics, and services for screening, diagnosis, and treatment of women across the world. The collaboration combines Hologic’s mammography technologies and Philips’ portfolio of ultrasound, MRI, CT, and X-ray systems, advanced informatics and range of services, including maintenance, upgrade, training, and operational performance management services.

In breast care, Philips offers advanced imaging for ultrasound (e.g. Philips Affinity with Anatomical Intelligence for Breast), MRI (e.g. Philips Ingenia digital MRI with Compressed SENSE to speed up exam times), and PET/CT (e.g. Philips Vereos fully digital PET/CT), supported by intelligent image analysis, quantification, information management and workflow tools. Under the agreement, Philips will be able to offer select products from Hologic’s breast health portfolio as part of multi-modality deals for hospitals and health systems. This will include Hologic’s new 3Dimensions mammography system, the fastest, highest resolution breast tomosynthesis system in the industry, as well as other technologies for breast screening and interventional radiology.

The multi-year, non-exclusive global partnership agreement allows for customized regional implementation to best meet the individual needs of each customer. The financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.

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