Tag Archives: health technology

Exor Becomes 15% Shareholder in Philips, Supporting Health Technology and Innovation Strategy

(IN BRIEF) Health technology leader Royal Philips and diversified holding company Exor N.V. announce a relationship agreement where Exor acquires a 15% shareholding in Philips. This investment supports Philips’ strategy and value creation plan focused on health and well-being through … Read the full press release

EuroPCR 2023: Philips Revolutionizes Cardiology with Comprehensive Solutions for Patient Journey

(IN BRIEF) Royal Philips is showcasing its end-to-end cardiology solutions at EuroPCR 2023 to deliver improved heart care with greater efficiency. The company’s comprehensive cardiology portfolio integrates imaging, devices, software, informatics, and services at every stage of the patient journey. … Read the full press release

Julia Strandberg named as new Chief Business Leader for Philips’ Connected Care businesses

(IN BRIEF) Royal Philips has appointed Julia Strandberg as the Chief Business Leader of its Connected Care businesses, effective from April 24, 2023. Strandberg, who joins Philips from Pear Therapeutics, will become a member of Philips’ Executive Committee reporting to … Read the full press release

Telemedicine: Philips Collaboration Live, the company’s remote diagnosis solution, expands to additional mobile platforms following expansion of its U.S. FDA 510(k) market clearance

Industry first integrated, diagnostic quality tele-ultrasound technology lets clinicians talk, text, screen share, and transfer control to remote colleagues in real time New functionality helps increase diagnostic confidence on compatible clients including iOS, Android, Chrome web browser and Windows Peer … Read the full press release

Leadership changes at Royal Philips’ Supervisory Board to be voted on at its AGM May 2022

Herna Verhagen and Sanjay Poonen proposed as new members of Philips’ Supervisory Board Paul Stoffels and Marc Harrison proposed for re-appointment as members of the Supervisory Board Neelam Dhawan to retire from the Supervisory Board after third consecutive term (PRESS … Read the full press release

Royal Philips to acquire American developer of minimally-invasive peripheral vascular devices

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 14-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, has announced the acquisition of Vesper Medical Inc., a US-based medical technology company that develops minimally-invasive peripheral vascular devices. The acquired … Read the full press release

Philips advances commitment to faster treatment for stroke patients through expanded capabilities and new partnership with NICO.LAB

Expanded capabilities of Philips Image Guided Therapy System – Azurion – and new collaboration with NICO.LAB add to the latest advances in Philips’ commitment to reduce time to stroke treatment, a key factor in improving outcomes Partnership enhances Philips’ deep … Read the full press release

Philips 6th annual sleep survey “Seeking Solutions: How COVID-19 Changed Sleep Around the World”

70% of people surveyed have experienced one or more new sleep challenges since the start of the pandemic 72% of surveyed sleep apnea patients who discontinued CPAP therapy cited COVID-19 related reasons 58% reported a willingness to use telehealth for … Read the full press release

Dutch SAZ group of hospitals to use Philips’ connected care solutions to enhance monitoring and management of patients

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 4-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global leader in health technology Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) announces strategic partnership with Dutch SAZ (Association of Collaborating General Hospitals) group of 28 hospitals. The 5-year partnership in the field of … Read the full press release

Philips debuts new dedicated cardiovascular ultrasound solutions at ESC 2020 (Aug 29 – Sept 1)

Philips introduces Affiniti CVx and Release 7.0 of EPIQ CVx with breakthrough interventional and productivity features to support cardiology departments managing everyday challenges (PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 28-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global leader in health technology Royal Philips announces the expansion … Read the full press release

Four-year results from EU RCT validate the long-term safety profile of Philips’ Stellarex low-dose Drug-Coated Balloon

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 26-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The global leader in health technology Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) has announced the four-year results from the ILLUMENATE European Randomized Controlled Trial (EU RCT). New data from the EU RCT reconfirms … Read the full press release

Philips HealthSuite digital platform selected for the development of Alcon SMART Suite ophthalmology care platform

Alcon SMART Suite, powered by Philips’ HealthSuite digital platform, aims to drive innovation in ophthalmology delivering personalized and seamless end-to-end care for cataract patients AMSTERDAM, 24-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, … Read the full press release

Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution approved by the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety for diagnostic use in South Korea

Seoul, South Korea, 13-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that its Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution has been approved by the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) for diagnostic use in South Korea. Pathologists … Read the full press release

Royal Philips to acquire EPD Solutions, an innovator in image-guided procedures for cardiac arrhythmias

AMSTERDAM, 11-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire EPD Solutions, an innovator in image-guided procedures for cardiac arrhythmias (heart rhythm disorders). EPD’s cardiac … Read the full press release