Nihon Kohden, a U.S. market leader in precision medical products and services, today announced that it is rebranding Nihon Kohden USLab, its Irvine-based R&D and product development subsidiary, to Nihon Kohden Digital Health Solutions Inc. The name change reflects the company’s evolution toward creating a digital health ecosystem to complement its capital equipment offerings with the vision of helping customers achieve better patient outcomes and improve the economy of medical care.
“For the last 20 years since its establishment, Nihon Kohden Digital Health Solutions Inc. has been developing networking and communication technologies that are critical to our capital equipment solutions for patient monitoring,” said Eiichi (Eddie) Tanaka, corporate director, operating officer, general manager and head of U.S. operations of Nihon Kohden. “This name change from USLab further reflects our commitment to complement our core offerings with advances in digital technology and data architecture to create unprecedented value and realize the optimal care cycle for each patient.”
Nihon Kohden Digital Health Solutions Inc. will focus on creating innovative and data driven software solutions that complement the full range of Nihon Kohden’s leading medical technologies. The company is well positioned to incorporate artificial intelligence and machine learning into the healthcare ecosystem, which will allow clinicians to foresee problems before they occur. The new name is effective April 1, 2021.
“Rebranding Nihon Kohden USLab to Nihon Kohden Digital Health Solutions Inc. is a reflection of our transformation into a more digital health-focused ecosystem,” said Harsh Dharwad, president and CEO of Nihon Kohden Digital Health Solutions Inc. “I am excited to lead our team to our next chapter, as we develop digital health solutions aimed at improving patient outcomes.”
About Nihon Kohden Corporation
Founded in Japan in 1951, Nihon Kohden is a leading manufacturer, developer and distributor of medical electronic equipment, with subsidiaries in the U.S., Europe and Asia. The company’s products are now used in more than 120 countries, and it is the largest supplier of electroencephalography products worldwide. A pioneer in transformational healthcare technology, Nihon Kohden has envisioned, designed and produced revolutionary devices, such as pulse oximeters, arrhythmia analysis, low-invasive blood volume monitoring and wireless patient monitoring. In the U.S., the company is a trusted source for patient monitoring, sleep assessment, neurology, and cardiology instrumentation solutions. For more information, visit us.nihonkohden.com.