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Philips Acquires Shanghai Apex, Targets Low-End Ultrasound Market In Wake Of China Healthcare Reform

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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SHANGHAI - Amsterdam-based Royal Philips Electronics has acquired Shanghai Apex, an ultrasound transducer provider in China, to expand Philips' low-end ultrasound product line to take advantage of the growing device market expected from China's ongoing healthcare reforms, the company announced July 28

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