July 21, 2008

Philips Introduces New Patient Monitoring System in India

Royal Philips Electronics has launched a series of new portable, compact patient monitors that provides a reliable, yet affordable means to observe and care for patients.

The Philips SureSigns VM3 offers ECG, respiration and pulse oximetry in one user friendly, compact monitor that helps provide quality care in almost any clinical setting. Now available to healthcare providers in India, the new Philips SureSigns VM3 is said to be the first Philips patient monitor designed for emerging markets.

The SureSigns VM3 also offers vital signs measurement and monitoring in an easy-to-use system that can be used in various departments throughout the hospital, nursing homes, private practices and rural clinics, as well as ambulances and mobile facilities.

Anjan Bose, senior director and business head, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal, Philips Healthcare India, said: "Combining advanced software and technology in a compact economical package, the VM3 is the perfect solution for caregivers across the wide variety of clinical environments we see here in India.

"This launch reaffirms our commitment to the Indian market, leveraging Philips global expertise to introduce technologically-advanced offerings tailored to this market."