Philips Apppoints Cardiac Services as Distributor for its Philips Respironics Hospital Products

June 6, 2011

Dublin, Ireland - Philips Respironics has appointed Cardiac Services as official distributor for its Respironics hospital products in Ireland with immediate effect. 


Cardiac Services already distributes and supports the large range of Philips Patient Monitoring and Critical Care solutions.  This includes patient monitoring, critical care informatics systems, defibrillators, obstetrical care and diagnostic ECG screening devices.  The addition of the Philips Respironics hospital product offering including invasive and non-invasive ventilation products will align the distribution process ensuring a more streamlined service.


Commenting on the announcement, Larry Keaveney, General Manager Philips Healthcare Ireland said, “We are delighted to announce the extension of our partnership with Cardiac Services to now include our Respironics hospital product offering.  With immediate effect, this decision will integrate with our existing hospital product portfolio thereby improving clinical workflow for our customers.”


Air Products were the previous distributor for Philips Respironics hospital products in Ireland. The appointment of Cardiac Services enables Air Products to now use their expertise in focusing on the growing home healthcare business sector for Philips.


In 2008, Philips made its largest acquisition to date with the purchase of Respironics. The company is a leading provider of innovative respiratory and sleep therapy solutions for hospitals and home use.

Further information

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