Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) a global leader in health technology, and Northwell Health, the largest healthcare provider in the state of New York, USA, announced today they have entered into a seven-year agreement to help the health system standardize patient monitoring, enhance patient care and improve patient outcomes while driving interoperability and data innovation. This will not only allow Northwell Health to lay the foundation for a future-proof, enterprise-wide platform, but the system will also allow them to support innovative technologies as they evolve and give them the flexibility to scale their patient monitoring systems quickly and efficiently.
As the largest healthcare provider in the state, Northwell Health has 83,000 employees, 21 hospitals, including their flagship facilities North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center, 850 outpatient facilities and one of the largest residency programs in the U.S. with over 1,900 residents and fellows. All of this to help them address a service area of twelve million people, treating over two million patients a year, delivering over 30,000 babies, and treating more New Yorkers for cancer than any other care provider. Northwell Health is also pioneering research at the Feinstein Institutes, including national clinical trial sites for treating lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and paralysis.