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Philips, Catharina Hospital To Showcase Innovation In Heart Rhythm Disorder

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2/10/2012 4:29 AM ET

Royal Philips Electronics (PHG: Quote,PHGFF.PK) and the Catharina Hospital in the Netherlands have collaborated to highlight current solutions and future developments that shape the diagnosis and minimally invasive treatment of heart rhythm disorders. The Catharina Hospital, Philips and other partners are hosting a symposium in Eindhoven titled Evolution in Healthcare, which would feature presentations from experts in the healthcare industry to illustrate the crucial role of innovation in the evolution of healthcare.

At the symposium, innovations in heart rhythm disorder treatment woud be discussed as an example of how technological innovation can enhance the life of patients and benefit society.

Hans Bossink, General Manager Philips Healthcare Benelux stated, "Ultimately, healthcare is all about people -- the patient and the care provider. We wanted to provide a platform that enables people to experience what innovation means for medical procedures and the impact it has on the delivery of care as well as the clinical outcome."

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