Philips showcases the power of connecting consumer and clinical data to address chronic conditions at Dreamforce 2015 event

Executives will deliver keynote and unveil solution built on the HealthSuite Digital Platform to drive patient self-management and collaboration with caregivers

Royal Philips has announced details around its participation in the Dreamforce 2015 conference in San Francisco, Calif. September 15-18, demonstrating its commitment to help transform health care into a seamless and people-centric experience throughout the full health continuum. As the Manufacturing Featured Partner at the Salesforce Customer Showcase, Philips will demonstrate the power of connecting consumer and health devices, including mobile applications and lighting, to help consumers develop healthier habits for life.

Building on the strategic alliance announced with Salesforce last year, Philips will also showcase how its deep consumer and clinical knowledge and IT capabilities combined with Salesforce's customer relations management platform enable meaningful data-driven, clinical innovations. With the goal of helping patients and caregivers work together in new and connected ways to make more confident health and lifestyle-related decisions, Philips will premiere a robust digital health solution to improve care for the nearly 400 million diabetes patients worldwide and their caregivers.

"The digital health revolution is empowering consumers to take more control of their personal health and wellness, and data from connected devices is giving us deeper insights into how we can approach population health management, especially for those people living with chronic disease," said Jeroen Tas, CEO, Healthcare Informatics Solutions and Services, Philips. "By securely connecting patient-gathered information to clinical data and turning this into actionable information, we're helping promote better self-management and, potentially, improve overall patient health."

Philips executives will also be on site at Dreamforce participating in sessions and keynote presentations, including:
  • Salesforce Customer Theater Keynote: Connecting Patients & Providers for Continuous Care – On Thursday, September 17 at 9:30 a.m. PDT, Jeroen Tas and Lucien Engelen, director REshape Innovation Center at Radboud university medical center, will discuss how health care and technology are merging to enable improved care and will demonstrate Philips' new prototype in partnership with Radboudumc and Salesforce.
  • Health and Life Sciences Salesforce Industry Breakout: Innovate in Life Sciences: Connect with Patients to Drive Brand Loyalty – On Thursday, September 17 at 11:00 a.m. PDT, Tas and Engelen will address how chronic conditions, particularly Type 1 diabetes, affects individuals and how technology and collaboration can improve their care.
  • Dreamforce LIVE – On Friday, September 18 at 9:25 a.m. PDT, Tas and Engelen will participate in a panel interview with Joshua Newman, MD, GM and Chief Medical Officer for Salesforce. Livestreamed via the Dreamforce LIVE channel, the executives will discuss the new prototype that will be demonstrated during the Salesforce Customer Theater Keynote.
For more information on Philips' presence at Dreamforce and its efforts to support a new era in connected care for consumers, patients and health providers as health care continues to move outside the hospital, visit and follow the #DF15 conversation at @PhilipsLiveFrom.

About Royal Philips
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people's lives through meaningful innovation in the areas of Healthcare, Consumer Lifestyle and Lighting. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips posted 2014 sales of EUR 21.4 billion and employs approximately 106,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries. The company is a leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as male shaving and grooming and oral healthcare. News from Philips is located at

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