Philips raises awareness of OSA at Sleep Apnea Forum
To increase the rate of diagnosis, Philips, the global leader in sleep and respiratory solutions, together with the Sleep Society of Philippines and Centuria Medical Makati, Philippines’ First Medical Mall hosted the Sleep Apnea Forum to educate healthcare professionals in the diagnosis and treatment of OSA.
More than 50 doctors and healthcare professionals attended educational lectures at the Forum to augment their knowledge in the diagnosis of OSA. Following which, Philips also shared its latest treatment solutions for sleep apnea, such as oxygen therapy, non-invasive ventilation and respiratory drug delivery. To help patients better monitor their condition to improve treatment outcomes, Philips also shared its cost-efficient and innovative solutions including DreamStation and Dreamwear.
“Lifestyle habits aside, the incidence of sleep deprivation in the Philippines is escalating with the misdiagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. By educating healthcare professionals at the Sleep Apnea Forum, we aim to enhance the diagnosis and treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in the country,” said Urasinee Patasongkram, Country Manager, Philips Philippines Inc. “With Philips’ DreamStation and DreamWear solutions, we are confident of achieving better treatment outcome and enhancing patient adoption by empowering them to monitor and manage their respiratory condition independently,” he added.
The easy-to-navigate menu, compact design and quiet operation of the DreamStation makes it simple for physicians and patients to customize sleep apnea therapy.
The open-face design of DreamWear provides superb comfort, freedom to move and the ability to choose the most comfortable sleep position.