Royal Philips, a global leader in health technology, has been recognized as Best Overall MedTech Company by the 2018 MedTech Breakthrough Awards, which also recognized Philips SmartSleep as Best Sleep Monitoring Solution.

Over the last few years, Philips has evolved into a health technology company, focused on delivering solutions that can improve people’s lives across the health continuum, including healthy living and prevention, according to a release issued by the company. Introduced at CES in 2018, the Philips SmartSleep solution is aimed at helping those who sleep less than 7 hours a night, get deeper, more restful sleep.

“At Philips, we’re are working closely with our partners to create connected solutions that can achieve seamless care, helping them to provide the quality patient care their communities expect, while delivering on our goal of improving the lives of three billion people a year by 2025,” says Vitor Rocha, CEO of Philips North America, in a release. “Being honored by our industry peers with the MedTech Breakthrough Awards for Best Overall MedTech Company and Philips SmartSleep validates our strategy and confirms that our digital health solutions are being recognized by those who understand what is needed in order to move the healthcare industry forward.”

Philips SmartSleep is a wearable solution that is clinically-proven to improve deep sleep quality for people who do not get enough sleep due to lifestyle.

MedTech Breakthrough recognizes companies, products, and people developing innovative solutions for today’s health, fitness, and medical technology industries. The awards for Best Overall MedTech Company and Best Sleep Monitoring Solution reaffirm Philips’ leading role in developing digital health technologies that move the needle on solving today’s global population health challenges.