Samsung Becomes a Corporate Member of COCIR

COCIR* today announced that Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, has become a COCIR corporate member and is now active in the healthcare sector following a merger in 2011 with Medison, who was an associate member of COCIR in the past years.  

Samsung now produces a range of related products, from in-vitro diagnostics and digital radiography to ultrasound and transducers through Samsung Medison and Samsung Electronics Health & Medical Equipment Business.

C.J. van Dashorst, Product Marketing Manager for Health Medical Equipment at Samsung Electronics Europe stated, “Following our successful foray into the medical devices arena, becoming more involved with COCIR is an important decision taken by Samsung as COCIR is recognised as an important EU hub for our company.  We are looking forward to getting more involved in key priorities at COCIR as those are important for our industry. We are ready to contribute to the COCIR industry voice, bringing Samsung’s leading technologies and its commitment to play an important role in the healthcare space.”

“COCIR is delighted to count Samsung Electronics among its corporate members.  It is important for us to bring all key strategic players such as Samsung together in order to continue to build a critical mass of true global competence in products and services that can directly contribute to the delivery of high-quality and efficient products and services to patients and healthcare providers in Europe and beyond,” adds Nicole Denjoy, COCIR Secretary General.

*COCIR represents the European Medical Imaging, Electromedical and Healthcare ICT Industry.

About Samsung Electronics’ Health & Medical Equipment BusinessSamsung Electronics has contributed to the digital revolution through products that encompass innovative technologies, original designs, convenience, and customer values, and has always been a leader of such revolution.  By branching out into the medical equipment industry, Samsung Electronics aims to become a global leader as a healthcare company by joining its IT, image processing, semiconductor and communication technologies into medical devices.  The Health & Medical Equipment Business now sells cutting-edge medical devices including diagnostic ultrasound, digital X-ray, blood analyzer and CT scanner in more than 110 countries around the world.

For more information contact:

Nicole Denjoy
COCIR Secretary General     
Tel: +32 (0)2 706 8961
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Kathryn Sheridan
COCIR Communications Advisor
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