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Hypertension: OMRON Healthcare and Servier announce a long-term strategic partnership

OMRON Healthcare and Servier announce a long-term strategic partnership to jointly innovate hypertension management aiming to reduce the number of cardiovascular events such as heart attacks and strokes.

Paris, France, March 15th, 2023 – OMRON Healthcare Europe and Servier today announced a long-term strategic partnership that aims to bring about innovations that will improve the identification, management, and long-term control of hypertension and other cardiovascular conditions, with the ultimate objective of improving the lives of patients worldwide.

The partnership between OMRON Healthcare and Servier is based on a shared vision of improving lives and contributing to a better society through the translation of science and technology into improved cardiovascular disease treatment and prevention. Through this agreement, the two companies will combine their respective strengths in medicine and technology to transform the way hypertensive patient outcomes are improved by establishing a holistic ecosystem around the patient journey.

With hypertension affecting a growing number of patients worldwide, the need for innovative solutions to better manage the condition has never been greater. Through this strategic partnership, OMRON Healthcare and Servier will work together to develop innovative solutions that will enable healthcare professionals to identify, manage and treat hypertension, with the ambition to reduce the number of cardiovascular events such as heart attacks and strokes more effectively.

The long-term partnership between OMRON Healthcare and Servier represents a significant step forward in the fight against cardiovascular disease. By working together to bring about innovative solutions, the two companies are poised to make a meaningful impact on the lives of millions of patients around the world.

The two companies have started collaborating on international projects, such as a screening program for hypertension, developed by the International Society of Hypertension that runs in May every year, and international webinars directed to Healthcare Professionals. Additionally, in several affiliates in countries around the world such as Italy and Poland, there are ongoing collaborations on developing medical education programs for HCPs aiming to improve the management of hypertension.

“OMRON Healthcare is committed to developing life-saving cardiovascular health technologies in pursuit of our Going for Zero vision to eliminate heart attacks and strokes. We need like-minded partners, like Servier, to advance our initiatives and work together to save lives.”

David Menko, CEO of OMRON Healthcare Europe.

Over one billion adults are hypertensive worldwide1. The burden will grow significantly in the coming years due to an aging population and a growing number of heart diseases risk factors, such as diabetes, obesity, and high blood pressure.

“Our partnership with OMRON Healthcare will provide individuals and healthcare professionals with enhanced information and support to improve their management of patients suffering hypertension and other cardiovascular diseases; we will be in a position to provide an eco-system of solutions individualized to the different patient’s profiles along their journey as hypertensive.”

Dr. Philippe Gonnard, Executive Vice President Global Product Strategy of Servier.

[1] World Health Organization: Hypertension