Expert on language standardization and coding joins Philips to develop and expand service portfolio for healthcare speech recognition

Royal Philips Electronics (AEX: PHI, NYSE: PHG) announced today that it has appointed Dr. Theo Bosma to help expand its portfolio of professional services for information capturing in healthcare. Dr. Bosma, who joins from Aurora, Colo.-based Health Language, Inc., will hold the position of business development manager at Philips Speech Recognition Systems. With more than 20 years of experience in healthcare and technology-related fields, including business consulting and large IT project management, Dr. Bosma is an expert on standardized terminology and coding.[click heading for more]