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Philips moves up ‘Best Employers’ list

February 15, 2021HME News Staff

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Royal Philips has earned a top spot on “America’s Best Employers of 2021” list by Forbes. Philips ranked 135 out of the top 500 large companies nationally, moving up 21 spots from the previous list. “Being named a best employer in America is a significant achievement in the best of times,” said Richard Kranz, head of HR at Philips North America. “However, receiving this recognition from employees in the midst of a global pandemic validates...

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Masimo, Royal Philips re-up partnership

May 28, 2020HME News Staff

AMSTERDAM & IRVINE, Calif. - Masimo and Royal Philips have reinforced their partnership whereby Philips integrates additional Masimo measurement technologies into select IntelliVue MX-series multi-parameter monitors to help clinicians assess cerebral oximetry and ventilation status. “As a global leader in health technology, we are delighted to reinforce our partnership with Masimo, bringing their advanced measurements to our innovative IntelliVue patient monitors, thereby making them even more...

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Philips study re-examines ASV

March 14, 2019HME News Staff

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. - Adaptive servo ventilation is an effective treatment for patients with complex sleep apnea, according to a new study from Royal Philips. The study, published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, compared four ASV devices with different algorithms, including the Philips DreamStation BiPAP autoSV, and the ASV device that was originally associated with greater mortality in patients during a trial in 2015. This study suggests that the underlying adverse...

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DreamWear mask hits mark

January 17, 2019HME News Staff

AMSTERDAM - Royal Philips has sold its 10 millionth DreamWear CPAP mask and cushion. The mask, which features a modular frame system that works interchangeably with nasal, pillow and full-face cushions, launched three years ago. “The invention of the DreamWear mask was not just an incremental improvement on existing CPAP mask designs, but a generational leap forward in terms of comfort and usability,” said John Frank, business leader of Sleep & Respiratory Care at Philips.

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Royal Philips broadens sleep portfolio

January 16, 2019HME News Staff

LAS VEGAS and AMSTERDAM - Royal Philips has expanded its SmartSleep suite of solutions in America. The product portfolio aims to offer consumers with solutions that can address a wide range of sleep issues from insomnia to snoring, according to a press release. Those solutions, introduced at CES 2019 in Las Vegas, include the SmartSleep Snoring Relief Band, SmartSleep Better Sleep Program, SmartSleep Analyzer, SmartSleep Deep Sleep Headband, and SmartSleep Sleep and Wake-Up Light (Somneo Connected)....

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Philips marks COPD 'wins'

November 15, 2018HME News Staff

AMSTERDAM - Royal Philips has launched a global awareness campaign to celebrate everyday wins by COPD patients and their providers and caregivers. The campaign, set to start on World COPD Day on Nov. 21, seeks to inspire patients and help them improve their overall quality of life."COPD often presents challenges for patients to partake in daily activities," said Dr. Teofilo Lee-Chiong, chief medical liaison at Philips in a press release. "While COPD is a chronic condition, it doesn't need to be a...

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Philips helps providers 'break cycle' with connected vent

August 3, 2017HME News Staff

AMSTERDAM - Royal Philips has made its wirelessly connected Trilogy family of portable ventilators commercially available in North America. The Bluetooth-enabled devices, which connect to Care Orchestrator, deliver data directly to mobile devices or the desktops of healthcare providers multiple times per day, allowing them to make clinical decisions more proactively, according to a press release. Care Orchestrator is a cloud-based software application that enables data, clinical management workflow,...

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Philips shifts workers

July 27, 2017HME News Staff

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. - Royal Philips has relocated more than 100 employees to a new 14,000-square-foot space in Pittsburgh's Oakland neighborhood, where they are closer to universities, medical centers, research partners and innovation leaders, the company announced in a press release. “Working in close proximity to hospitals, universities, and start-ups alike will enable us to incubate our regional research partnerships and, ultimately, accelerate our ability to develop new solutions to drive...

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CPAP manufacturers go small to go big

May 5, 2017Liz Beaulieu, Editor

SAN DIEGO and AMSTERDAM - By launching travel CPAPs within weeks of each other in April, the two biggest names in sleep therapy, ResMed and Royal Philips, have started a race to grow a market for the devices.Here's what officials from those two companies had to say about how they plan to unlock “pent-up demand” for their newest and smallest devices.Why now?“We learned through consumer research of an increasingly apparent balancing act (patients) faced between traveling with a cumbersome...

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Philips says its Trilogy 100 saves big money

April 21, 2017BRIEFS

AMSTERDAM - Royal Philips says its new Trilogy 100 non-invasive ventilator can reduce hospital readmissions for COPD patients, compared to patients not using NIV or using less advanced NIV therapy, following discharge. As a result, both hospitals and payers can see a significant cost savings, Philips says. Among a study's findings for hospitals: After examining 1,000 COPD patients being treated with a multifaceted therapy approach using the Trilogy versus no NIV treatment or less advanced NIV therapy...

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