Philips and West Physics sign exclusive partnership to provide healthcare organizations with a

Philips and West Physics are uniting innovative dose tracking technology and medical physics expertise with the goal of helping hospitals use patient dose data in a more meaningful way, and ultimately establishing world-class radiation safety programs in radiology departments across the United States. With Philips DoseWise Portal, a multi-vendor and multi-modality software solution that manages radiation data collection and analysis, and the luminary team of medical physicists at West Physics, hospitals and health systems will be fully equipped to establish programs for managing CT protocol optimization, optimize CT equipment through protocol management and benchmarking, apply data-driven analytics to assist with regulatory standard compliance, and set meaningful goals to track progress against both hospital-specific benchmarks and national standards.

“Philips remains committed to providing high quality technology and informatics solutions for radiation dose management, and our partnership with West Physics helps further our dedication,” said Dominic Siewko, clinical marketing leader and former Radiation Safety Officer at Philips. “Our aim is to ensure hospitals and health systems of all sizes have the resources and support for proper dose optimization and justification for exam ordering, resulting in effective dose management for patients while providing excellent image quality. We are looking forward to working with the highly respected team at West Physics to make dose management programs a standard part of all hospitals and health systems across the U.S.”

“In today’s shifting regulatory environment, hospitals really must look ahead to remain compliant with evolving requirements for CT dose optimization,” said Dr. Geoffrey West, President and Senior Medical Physicist of West Physics. “With guidance from our team of…

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