Philips Demonstrates New ‘HealWell’ Healthcare Lighting Solution at Hospital Build 2012

May 29,2012

Dubai, U.A.E. – Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) will be showcasing its innovative HealWell patient-room lighting solution at the 2012 Hospital Build & Infrastructure Middle East Conference (HBME), which will be taking place from June 4th to June 6th at the Dubai International Exhibition Centre, Sheikh Rashid Hall.

 

Philips’ HealWell is a lighting solution for hospitals designed to help care providers enhance the healing environment in patient rooms. As a global leader in Lighting, Philips combines their expertise with their knowledge of lighting’s impact on health, to provide the benefits of natural daylight in the patient’s room.

 

Healwell is designed to automatically manage a daily rhythm of light, similar to the course of light on a sunny day, promoting the sleep-wake rhythm. In the afternoon and evening, the light levels decrease gradually, enabling patients to relax and prepare for sleep, elevating wellness and patient recovery.

 

“The Hospital Build & Infrastructure Conference is an important platform to Philips, as it offers us a fantastic opportunity to directly showcase our healthcare lighting solutions to those who are directly involved in developing and managing healthcare facilities,” said Paolo Cervini, General Manager of Philips Lighting Middle East & Turkey. “We are pleased to be part of this event that is growing rapidly each year and have the chance to demonstrate our innovative lighting solutions that focus on hospitals and the healing environment”, he adds.

 

In addition to showcasing the HealWell concept during the event, Philips will also be leading an educational workshop on ‘Sustainable Lighting Solutions for a Healing Environment’, as well as working with HBME to reduce the event’s carbon footprint, as part of Philips’ commitment to sustainability.

For further information, please contact:

Natali Fahmi, Corporate Communications Manager, Philips Middle East
Tel: +97155 2008304
E-mail: natali.fahmi@signify.com

About Royal Philips Electronics

Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people’s lives through timely innovations. As a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and lighting, Philips integrates technologies and design into people-centric solutions, based on fundamental customer insights and the brand promise of “sense and simplicity.” Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips employs approximately 122,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries worldwide. With sales of EUR 22.6 billion in 2011, the company is a market leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as lifestyle products for personal well-being and pleasure with strong leadership positions in male shaving and grooming, portable entertainment and oral healthcare. News from Philips is located at www.philips.com/newscenter.

About Hospital Build & Infrastructure Middle East Conference 2012

Hospital Build & Infrastructure is the fastest-growing, global business-to-business platform dedicated to bringing together investors, commissioners, backers and managers of healthcare-related building projects with key players in planning, design, construction, operations, management, supply and refurbishment. As investment in the region's healthcare infrastructure continues to rise, Hospital Build Middle East 2012 is set to be bigger than ever with more than 130 exhibitors covering 5,000sqm of exhibition floor space, an estimated 4,500+ visitors, as well as more than 600 conference delegates.

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