Acquisition of Medsage allows Philips to help home carers

Royal Philips Electronics has acquired all of the assets of Medsage Technologies, a provider of patient interaction and management applications, which will become part of the Sleep business within Philips Home Healthcare Solutions.

The acquisition will allow Philips to offer a web-based solution that enables home care providers to manage ongoing compliance and replenishment services for individuals under treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), diabetes, respiratory and other conditions.