Philips wins 2017 Category Leader Award during the 2017 HIMSS Conference

 

The health management software Tasy was awarded by KLAS the 2017 Category Leader award for the category “Global Patient Administration Systems - Latin America”

22 February, 2017

São Paulo, Brasil – The American research and insights company KLAS honored Philips during the HIMSS 2017 Conference & Exhibition in Florida. HIMSS is the largest healthcare IT conference in the world with more than 80,000 participants. Tasy, a health management software from Philips was recognized by KLAS for the second consecutive year for its good performance within its large customer base in Latin America.

 

Tasy was highlighted at the “Global Patient Administration Systems – Latin America” category. KLAS Global Category Leader awards are divided into three main categories, EMR (Eletronic Medical Record), PAS (Patient Administration System) and PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication System) and the award is based on feedback from health institutions professional from all over the world, that share information and experience of health technology usage with KLAS.

 

“The most important for Philips is that the choice is made within the participation of professionals and health institutions. Better than winning prizes, is knowing that we are contributing for the clinical, operational and financial performance of our clients”, says Solange Plebani Philip’s General Manager for EMR.

 

Tasy is a 100% Brazilian health management software, developed at the Philip’s Development Center in Blumenau. It is a solution for general and specialized hospitals, clinics, health plan operators, blood banks, among others, present in more than 900 medical institutions in Brazil.

About KLAS

KLAS is a research firm on a global mission to improve healthcare delivery by enabling providers to be heard and counted. Working with thousands of healthcare professionals and clinicians, KLAS gathers data on software, services and medical equipment to deliver timely reports, trends and statistical overviews. The research directly represents the provider voice and acts as a catalyst for improving vendor performance. To learn more about KLAS and our reports, visit www.KLASresearch.com.

About Royal Philips

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is a leading health technology company focused on improving people's health and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Philips leverages advanced technology and deep clinical and consumer insights to deliver integrated solutions. Headquartered in the Netherlands, the company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring and health informatics, as well as in consumer health and home care. In 2016, Philip’s health technology portfolio generated sales of EUR 17.4 billion and employs approximately 71.000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries. News about Philips can be found at www.philips.com/newscenter.

For further information, please contact:

Name: André Toledo

Sector / Department: Marketing & Communication

Tel: (11) 97527-6654

E-mail: andre.toledo@philips.com

 

Philips Brazil’s press relations agency:

FleishmanHillard Brasil

Henrique Carvalho | henrique.carvalho@fleishman.com.br | 11 3185-9906

Luciana Silva | luciana.silva@fleishman.com.br | 11 3185-9936

Andrea Lie Iwamizu | andrea.lie@fleishman.com.br | 11 3185-9945 or 98858-1129