About Olympus Medical Systems

At Olympus Medical Systems, we focus on improving patient care quality every day. We do this by developing and designing world-leading, clinically-advanced, precision technologies and services. Our products enable healthcare professionals with a broad range of specialities to ‘peer’ inside the body, using endoscopic procedures. This allows them to see more and do more. By focusing on the early detection and minimally invasive treatment of a broad range of diseases, our mutual mission is to improve patient outcomes, minimise discomfort and accelerate the recovery process. Our innovative technologies and services can also optimise workflow and maximise on operational efficiency.

Facts about Olympus Medical Systems

70%
The global market share of Olympus in the field of gastrointestinal endoscopy is approximately 70%.


More than
1,200
different EndoTherapy devices, serving as a comprehensive portfolio for endoscopic diagnosis and treatment procedures.

THUNDERBEAT
Its unique integration of bipolar and ultrasonic energy has made THUNDERBEAT the fastest growing energy device. 3

Top 100 Global Innovator company 2

Over
65years of contribution to early diagnosis.

Inventor of the
world’s first practical
gastrocamera

7.35 million colonoscopies (approximately) are performed annually with Olympus endoscopes in Europe. Endoscopic colonoscopy is the most effective method for the early detection of colorectal cancer. 1

Over
6,700
patents held in the medical business.

More than
500 fully integrated ORs from Olympus have been installed across Europe since the introduction of the first integrated operating theatre a decade ago.

1 Zauber, Ann et al. (2012): Colonoscopic Polypectomy and Long-Term Prevention of Colorectal-Cancer Deaths, in: The New England Journal of Medicine, 366: 687-696.

2 http://top100innovators.stateofinnovation.com/

3 Based on internal analysis.

Working with doctors, for doctors

Olympus has been working closely with healthcare professionals continuously since the invention of the world’s first practical gastrocamera. Our mutual mission is to identify better, more economical solutions to medical issues. Olympus matches our innovative capabilities in medical technology and precision manufacturing with professional medical skills, providing the best possible outcomes for patients and society as a whole.

Partnering with integrity

Olympus is fully committed to conducting partnerships between the industry, healthcare professionals (HCP), and healthcare organisations (HCO), in a fair, ethical manner and in full compliance with the laws and regulations. This includes:

  • MedTech Europe membership and strict commitment to the five basic principles of the MedTech Code of Ethical Business Practice:

    Separation, Transparency, Equivalence, Documentation, Image and Perception

  • Comprehensive employee training with regard to laws, regulations and internal rules.

  • Medical Affairs Division, separated from the Sales and Marketing organisation, managing and monitoring HCP/HCO interactions; including Grants and Charitable Donations, Clinical Studies and Professional Education.


Find out more about compliance at Olympus.

Leading in Early Diagnosis and Minimally Invasive Treatment

Olympus provides a comprehensive lineup of solutions for early diagnosis and minimally invasive therapy, suitable for a range of diseases. Our pioneering experience in these fields has led us to develop unique technologies and services, which match and often exceed physicians’ and surgeons’ increasing demands. Simultaneously, our technologies and services help to improve the quality of life of patients, as well as reduce the likelihood of readmission and potential healthcare expenses.

Contact & Support

If you need help or would like to learn more about Olympus products or solutions, get in touch with us. We’re more than happy to accept your inquiry.

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