Philips Lumify smart device ultrasound now available in the U.S.

Lumify ultrasound system

Royal Philips’ smart device ultrasound solution called Lumify is now available in the U.S. as part of a novel subscription model unique to the industry. This model allows users to order transducers, manage subscriptions and access Philips’ support, training and IT services through the online portal.

Lumify connects off-the-shelf Android-based smart devices, a mobile app, advanced ultrasound transducer technology, integrated IT and support services to help healthcare providers improve patient care and reduce costs.

“Lumify leverages advanced digital health technology to provide critical information to the right people at the right time, transforming how we approach care delivery and connecting the various touch points along the health continuum,” said Randy Hamlin, vice president and business segment leader, Ultra Mobile, for Philips.

Lumify is available with a monthly subscription starting at an introductory price of $199.Available with a monthly subscription starting at an introductory price of $199, Lumify allows institutions to scale their ultrasound solution to meet their needs and environment without having to purchase imaging equipment. The subscription includes a transducer, app, access to the online portal, warranty and Philips’ support. These Philips transducers support Lumify’s use in acute and emergency care, internal medicine, musculoskeletal, urgent care and office practice.

Beyond integrating with off-the-shelf smart devices, the solution also uses cloud-enabled technology to connect with PACS, shared networks and system directories.