Philips, Masimo expand patient monitoring partnership with Masimo smart watch

[Image from Masimo]Philips (NYSE:PHG) and Masimo (Nasdaq:MASI) today announced that they expanded their patient monitoring partnership to home telehealth applications.

The companies extended their partnership to augment patient monitoring capabilities at home with the Masimo W1 watch. The advanced health-tracking watch first launched to early adopters in May 2022. It holds CE mark approval while FDA clearance is pending.

This system represents part of Masimo’s recently announced plan to turn home entertainment systems into health hubs.

Philips and Masimo plan to integrate W1 into Philips’ enterprise patient monitoring ecosystem to advance telemonitoring and telehealth. The companies expect to highlight their plans at Arab Health 2023 later this month.

Bilal Muhsin, Chief Operating Officer of Masimo Healthcare, said, “Expanding our partnership with Philips in this way is a win-win for patients and clinicians everywhere, and is an important…

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