Philips Medizin Systeme Böblingen GmbH

Philips Medizin Systeme Böblingen GmbH

Patient monitoring – sensor technology, physiological metrology, patient monitors and monitoring system solutions, clinical information systems

Philips is a global company focusing on healthcare, lifestyle and technology. Philips Medizin Systeme offers a broad spectrum of products and system solutions for diagnostics, treatment/treatment control and patient monitoring. The company’s portfolio covers radiology, catheter laboratory solutions, magnetic resonance tomography, computer tomography, general and cardiovascular ultrasound imaging, nuclear medicine, positron emission tomography (PET), planning systems for radiotherapy, patient monitoring, defibrillation, electrocardiography and clinical information systems. Further services include system support, financing, consulting and training.

Philips Medizin Systeme has around 30,000 employees worldwide, 3500 of whom are based in Germany with 650 in Böblingen. Böblingen is the headquarters for research, development, production and marketing of patient monitoring systems. The European marketing centre of the "Ultrasound & Monitoring" business unit is also based here, alongside molecular diagnostics and e-healthcare.

Category

Medical technology

Activity Imaging, Medical Products, Diagnostic, Sensors, Medicine

Management

Michael Dreher (CEO)
Dr. Werner Haas (CEO)

Year of foundation

1864 (Philips Medizin Systeme came into being in 1987 when the Hamburg-based company CHF Müller was renamed (acquired by Philips

Employees

Approx. 30,000 worldwide