About the Company
Philips Respironics is a medical supply company which specializes in Respiratory products & is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania since 1976.
After a lot of research and development, in 1985, the company introduced its first Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machine for the treatment of Sleep Apnea.
Respironics has distributors in 131 countries.
With the strong Products mix of medical devices for the treatment of Sleep Apnea including CPAP and bi-level (BiPAP) Machines, Respironics had also started producing Oxygen Concentrators and ‘Infant Apnea Monitors’ to monitors Infants diagnosed with SIDS and asthma. Lately, company has also started producing Hospital ventilators.
In December 2007, Respironics merged with Royal Philips Electronics and since then Respiratory division is named Philips Respironics.
Company later on acquired other companies (competitors) such as Sleep Apnea competitor – Healthdyne technologies and Medical monitor and Sensor company – Novametrix. These acquisitions had made this company leading resource in Medical Device industry.
Philips, one of the largest electronic companies established in 1891 is organized into three major divisions:
- Philips Consumer Lifestyle
- Philips Healthcare
- Philips Lighting
Under the division ‘Philips Healthcare’, one of the major categories is Healthcare at Home. With the increasing demand of the devices over the period of time, Philips Respironics have also equipped themselves with the latest and the best technologies to offer to the respiratory patients.
Sleep and respiratory care unit is further divided into three major categories:
- Sleep solutions
- Respiratory therapy
- Drug Delivery
Oxygen Concentrator product line
Home Oxygen Concentrators:
- EverFlow – Series
- Millennium M10 - Product Review
Portable Oxygen Concentrator:
- SimplyGo Mini