Philips unveils Ingenia, the first-ever digital broadband MRI system at Karen Hospital

Philips East Africa in partnership with the Diagnostic Imaging Department at Karen Hospital  have unveiled the first ever digital broadband magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) solution in the country, the Philips Ingenia 3.0T MRI.


Unveiled at the Karen hospital, Philip says the move was driven by its commitment to developing innovative patient care solutions.

The Ingenia MR delivers exceptional image clarity, scanning efficiency and scalability.

The Philips Ingenia MR system introduces, for the first time in MRI, digital signal acquisition and processing directly in the RF receive coil nearest to the patient. Its performance according to Philips provides a reliable, patient-friendly approach for oncology imaging, staging and treatment assessment.

“The Ingenia MRI system optimizes workflow by reducing time consuming steps like coil and patient manipulation. Compounded over time, this makes a real difference in terms of efficiency, which is critical as the Karen Hospital wants to provide MRI services around the clock.” Dr. Betty Gikonyo, Chief Executive, Karen Hospital said.

She added that the Philips state-of-the-art MRI equipment will ensure that the Karen Hospital continues to deliver the best holistic care to its clients.

“By working in close partnership with healthcare providers such as the Karen Hospital, we are able to provide world-class technology and long-term solutions that help to deliver an outstanding patient experience”  Roelof Assies, General Manager, Philips East Africa said .

Philips offers a comprehensive portfolio of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) diagnostic and therapeutic solutions that truly transform patient care.

The company has been in Kenya for over 60 years now and continues to maintain a strong position in the healthcare sector through ongoing partnerships and initiatives with local healthcare stakeholders.


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