HealWell - the natural
power of light

Enhancing the healing environment

 

Improve patient experience in your hospital, with a unique research-based lighting system. HealWell uses innovative illumination to support healthy sleep, alleviate anxiety, and lift mood in patients and staff..

Doctors taking care of a patient in a room lighting up with Philips Healwell lighting system

Supporting natural sleep rhythms

Science shows that light has a significant impact on our health and well-being. Not only does it affect our mood, but it also controls our natural biorhythms. By mimicking natural daylight patterns in hospitals, where patients are indoors all day, artificial illumination can support a healthy sleep-wake cycle. HealWell has been designed specifically to achieve this by automatically changing the brightness and hue of the light throughout the day, reflecting the conditions outside.

 

Patient room lighting system

Researching the benefits of HealWell

 

The technology was put to the test in the cardiology department of the Maastricht University Medical Center, in the Netherlands. The study measured sleep patterns, mood, and other variables in patients staying in HealWell-equipped rooms. To enable a comparison, the same measurements were taken from patients who were in rooms with conventional lighting.

 

A control in the healwell patient room

Glowing results

 

The tests confirmed that light has a positive effect on patients. Compared to rooms with conventional lighting, measurements in rooms equipped with HealWell showed:

• Improved patient and staff satisfaction

• Longer sleep duration for patients

• Shorter time taken for patients to fall asleep

• Enhanced mood of patients, as derived from the HADS (Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale) depression scores

 

Healwell light transforming the patient room to get a completely different atmosphere
Healwell light transforming the patient room to get a completely different atmosphere

Cases

Video testimonials

Enhancing the healing environment in the German Heart Center Berlin using Philips Healwell lighting systems

German Heart Center Berlin

A potentially ground-breaking project is being carried out at Bradford Royal Infirmary to evaluate the influence of the built environment on the care of dementia patients. It includes use of Philips Dynamic Lighting system and the first UK installation of the company's HealWell lighting system.

Bradford Royal Infirmary

Philips HealWell enhances the healing environment in the Philippine Heart Center

Philippines Heart Centre

   

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