Welch Allyn 


Welch Allyn is a global manufacturer of medical diagnostic devices located in Skaneateles Falls, New York, and is part of Hill-Rom, a medical technology company. Welch Allyn is a worldwide company with offices in North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Pacific Rim whose mission is to empower clinicians and health systems with smarter tools to assess, diagnose and treat patients with confidence.



Welch Allyn manufactures most products in North America. Welch Allyn products, services and IT connectivity solutions include physical assessment tools and connected technologies that capture vital signs, cardiopulmonary data, patient monitoring and vision information. Primary product categories include:

  • Physical Exam
  • Patient Monitoring
  • Blood Pressure Measurement
  • Thermometry
  • Cardiopulmonary
  • Medical Lighting
  • Animal Health
  • Population Health Management Technologies
  • Welch Allyn Home®


Clinical Focus Areas

Welch Allyn is focused on helping to solve some of the most significant healthcare challenges by creating smarter tools, allowing patients to be managed in primary care or lower acuity settings. Five of the current clinical focus areas and respective product lines include:


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Vital Signs Monitoring/Patient Deterioration: Welch Allyn vital signs monitors are designed to help detect the early signs of patient deterioration and to seamlessly connect to the clinic or hospital’s electronic medical records system. As a result of using customized early warning scores, Welch Allyn vital signs monitors help to alert clinicians to life-threatening conditions such as sepsis, respiratory depression, lethal cardiac arrhythmias and more.

  • Connex® Spot Monitor
  • Connex® Vital Signs Monitor

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Cardiology: The timely delivery of accurate ECG data plays an important role in improving patient outcomes. Welch Allyn products are designed to assist in the diagnosis of heart conditions in both primary care and acute settings.

  • Connex® Cardio ECG
  • ELI™ 380 ECG
  • Q-Stress® Cardiac Stress Testing System

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Hypertension: Blood pressure readings can be impacted by numerous variables. Welch Allyn solutions are designed to accurately detect, diagnose and manage hypertension inside and outside the physician's office.

  • Connex Spot Monitor
  • ABPM 7100
  • Welch Allyn Home 1700 Series Blood Pressure Monitor

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Vision Care: Welch Allyn solutions can help eliminate preventable blindness in children and adults. Advanced technologies increase accessibility to potentially sight-saving exams in primary care settings, schools, public screening events and eye care specialist locations.

  • RetinaVue® Care Delivery Model
  • Spot™ Vision Screener
  • Spot Vision Screener Autorefractor

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Connectivity and Security: Healthcare professionals are tasked with protecting private health information. Welch Allyn has developed a portfolio of securely connected devices to help healthcare professionals safely capture, store and transmit patient data.

  • Connex Spot Monitor
  • Connex Vital Signs Monitor
  • RetinaVue Care Delivery Model
  • Spot Vision Screener
  • Connex Cardio ECG
  • ELI 380 ECG
Welch Allyn in Skaneateles Falls, New York

At a Glance

Type: Public

Industry: Healthcare; Medical Manufacturing

Founded: 1915

Headquarters: Skaneateles Falls, New York, U.S.

Key People: Andreas Frank, President

Products: Medical Device Technology

Number of Employees: 2,500 Worldwide

Parent: Hill-Rom




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