Philips ships out first ‘Make in India’ Affiniti Ultrasound series for the domestic market from Pune, India
Bhubaneswar :Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced the shipment of its first ‘Make in India’ Affiniti Ultrasound machine from its Healthcare Innovation Center(HIC)in Pune. A premium-quality ultrasound system, Affiniti series is India’s most esteemed series from Philips Ultrasound with over 1700 installations across the country. Affiniti series of ultrasound systems offer doctors a powerful combination of performance and workflow for quick and efficient diagnosis with low operating cost.
The Affiniti series is renowned for its exceptional image quality across applications such as radiology, obstetrics & gynecology as well as cardiology, thereby, making it a truly shared service system.The new system features anatomically intelligent ultrasound that provides automatic anatomy recognition and quantification and PureWave transducer technology, which delivers better image quality. Designed keeping in mind the challenges of healthcare professionals, Affiniti creates an easier and more intuitive workflow to enhance detailed Radiology and OB/GYN exams.
Commenting on the milestone, Daniel Mazon,Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Philips Indian Subcontinent said “Aligned with the government’s focus on manufacturing in India, we are proud to announce the shipment of the first ‘Make in India’Affiniti Ultrasound machine.”
Sharing his experience of using Affiniti Ultrasound system, Dr Nitin Chaubal (MD, DMRD), Director -Thane Ultrasound Center, Thanecommented “We have eight(8)Affiniti machines in our center, they are the most robust machines taking care of a large turnover of patients with various diagnostic problems. I am extremely proud and happy to understand that Affiniti will now be manufactured in India.”