Philips Lifeline: Reviews and Company Overview

Philips is a very large and highly regarded company with products ranging from consumer products to medical devices. Lifeline was acquired by Philips in 2006, and Lifeline was one of the pioneers of the medical alert business in the USA.

You can see more about the history of Lifeline on the Philips Lifeline website here. The website says that Philips Lifeline "has served over 7.5 million people" and claim "650,000 subscribers". They emphasize the quality of their call center and level of training of their responders.

As best we can tell this company is the market leader in medical alert systems, both from a technology point of view as well as a number of customers point of view. 

Individual Product Reviews: Our Analysis

 

Philips Lifeline, GoSafe: Review

Philips Lifeline, GoSafe

"Go anywhere" PERS product. Philips Lifeline is a leader in the medical alert system space, with a large number of users. Includes fall detection, 2 way voice through pendant, and waterproof. Also, has an extra base unit for the home, ensuring good coverage even if cell coverage at home is not...


 

 

Philips Lifeline GoSafe 2

Philips Lifeline, GoSafe 2

"Go anywhere" medical alert product. GoSafe 2 is a stand alone mobile medical alert. Philips Lifeline is a leader in the medical alert system space, with a large number of users. Includes fall detection, 2 way voice through pendant, and waterproof.


 

 

Philips Lifeline, HomeSafe: Review

Philips Lifeline, HomeSafe

Conventional, "old fashioned" PERS that works at home only. Philips Lifeline is a leader in the medical alert system space, with a large number of users.

The "Homesafe" comes in two versions: the HomeSafe Standard, and the HomeSafe with Autoalert.

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Philips Lifeline, Response App: Review

Philips Lifeline, Response App

This is a Medical Alert App for iPhone and Android that connects older adults to the same Philips Lifeline responder call center that is used by the conventional Philips Lifeline medical alert systems.


 

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