Philips (NYSE:PHG) announced today that it debuted its Philips Virtual Care Management portfolio of flexible solutions and services.
The Amsterdam-based medtech giant aims to help health systems, providers, payers and employers connect with patients from virtually anywhere. It designed the portfolio to reduce pressure on hospital staff by decreasing emergency department visits and reducing care costs by better managing chronic care.
Philips Virtual Care Management’s condition-specific protocols now include diabetes, hypertension and heart disease. It also covers chronic kidney disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Philips also implemented gestational programs for diabetes and hypertension.