Case study: Philips alliance at 18 months

It’s been nearly two years since GRHealth and Royal Philips signed a $300 million, 15-year alliance agreement, and much has been accomplished.

A recently published case study offers a closer look at lessons learned, savings realized, processed improved, and technology acquired. In year one of the alliance, the hospital has been able to replace 800 imaging and patient care devices, including many that were several generations behind. A new interventional radiology suite was constructed, 525 patient monitors were replaced, and a dozen mobile digital X-ray systems were deployed.

Currently, one of the major projects is an overhaul of pediatric imaging at Children’s Hospital of Georgia. And, did you know that there is a Philips Learning Center on the 9th floor of the Medical Center?  In the photo above, you can see how the center is used to plan and execute the roll-out of new equipment and patient care solutions, like the CHOG imaging renovation.

You can read more about these accomplishments and the future of the alliance in the full case study on our website.

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Denise Parrish is Director of Communications for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic at 706-721-9760 or

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