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Philips and Orion Health Partner to Deliver on Enterprise Interoperability

ANDOVER, Mass., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Royal Philips Electronics ( PHG, AEX: PHI) today announced an agreement with Orion Health™, a leading provider of integration solutions in healthcare, to deploy the Orion Health Rhapsody® Integration Engine across Philips' portfolio of healthcare informatics solutions.

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Healthcare requirements around meaningful use demand a strong focus on enterprise interoperability, with a detailed understanding of standards, privacy, security and scalability. Currently, integrating systems across the healthcare enterprise is a daunting task for healthcare organizations.

By partnering with Orion Health and automating the delivery of clinical data in a standardized, secure and efficient manner, Philips upholds its commitment to assist customers in achieving healthcare transformation and interoperability goals.

The Orion Health Rhapsody Integration Engine enables high-performance, standards-based healthcare integration. This easy-to-deploy technology provides Philips with the interoperability required in today's complex healthcare environments, making it a perfect choice for Philips' diverse product portfolio. Standardizing on the Rhapsody platform will allow Philips to deploy technology faster and pass cost savings and benefits on to the customer.

"The simple concept of interoperability can be a daunting task when considering the need to clearly define open interfaces and implement systems in a robust and repeatable fashion, and ensure accurate and secure data transport," said Dale Wiggins, chief technology officer, Patient Care and Clinical Informatics, for Philips Healthcare. "Working with Orion Health, we will be able to better support our customers and help them achieve their healthcare IT goals by establishing interoperable health information systems."

Paul Viskovich, president of Orion Health North America, anticipates this new partnership will help health providers of all sizes take advantage of technology to streamline patient data. "Making data from Philips' solutions more accessible to physicians can improve patient outcomes by presenting a more complete clinical record. The electronic exchange of patient data is a critical component of advancing health reform and we're proud to partner with an organization of Philips' caliber."

About Royal Philips Electronics

Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands ( 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 more than 116,000 employees in more than 60 countries worldwide. With sales of $32.3 billion (EUR 23 billion) in 2009, 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 flat TV, male shaving and grooming, portable entertainment and oral healthcare. News from Philips is located at

About Orion Health™ Rhapsody® Integration Engine

Orion Health Rhapsody is a powerful integration engine that delivers advanced inter-system messaging capabilities to health sector organizations of all kinds. Rhapsody is designed for rapid, effortless installation and use, and enables quick accurate and efficient exchange of electronic data. For more information please see

About Orion Health Inc.

Orion Health™ is a leading provider of clinical workflow and integration technology for the healthcare sector. Orion Health's easy-to-use solutions and applications improve patient care and clinical decision making by providing integrated health data in a single, unified view. By enhancing existing healthcare information systems, the Orion Health Rhapsody® Integration Engine, Concerto® Physician Portal, and workflow solutions provide healthcare workers with easy access to patient data and trends, and reduce errors and omissions by streamlining information transfer.

Worldwide, Orion Health implements health information communities involving over 35 million patients with tens of thousands of active users including Maine's HealthInfoNet, Canada Health Infoway, Alberta Health Services and Spain's IB Salut. Orion Health's partners include leading health system integrators and IT vendors such as Accenture, Allscripts, IBM, Oracle, Phillips and others. Orion Health has more than 1,000 clients around the world, including Lahey Clinic, UCLA Medical Center, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and several of the U.K.'s NHS Trust Hospitals. More information can be found at

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