Overview

At Welch Allyn, we are pragmatic visionaries focused on helping healthcare providers overcome complex challenges with simple solutions. We approach each day with a simple commitment—deliver the everyday practical diagnostic tools that help doctors and nurses provide better care for their patients. Since 1915, we have continually applied practical innovations in ways that help healthcare professionals deliver more advanced and comprehensive care, optimize their time and skill, and improve their patients' outcomes.

Who We Are: A Complete Solution
We are a leading global manufacturer of medical diagnostic equipment with a wide range of connected solutions. With nearly 2,600 employees working in 26 different countries, we focus on the customer and imagine how healthcare will be delivered in the future to develop tools and future-proof technologies. Our customers include physicians’ practices, community clinics, skilled nursing facilities and emergency departments—where 95 percent of patients first seek medical treatment.

Welch Allyn combines a practical understanding of clinical needs with a visionary spirit to develop solutions that assess, diagnose, treat and manage a wide variety of illnesses and diseases.


What We Do: A Century of Innovation
Since inventing the first direct-illuminating, hand-held ophthalmoscope, we’ve developed hundreds of breakthrough products and technologies that enable frontline practitioners to provide superior patient care. Building on these successful products, we have enjoyed steady growth by expanding our traditional position into electronic and connected product categories like continuous patient monitoring, automated vital signs capture and diagnostic cardiology. Our continued advancements make accessing patient information faster, more accurate and more efficient.


Product Categories
• Physical Assessment
• Vital Signs Monitoring
• Diagnostic Cardiopulmonary
• Software and Services
• Thermometry


The Connectivity Solution
We have a portfolio of diagnostic devices that capture both vital signs and cardiopulmonary information and transmit it to many leading electronic medical record systems directly or through Welch Allyn software. Physicians and hospitals can count on patient-friendly devices to produce accurate clinical information for use with electronic databases. Key markets served:

• Clinicians’ Offices
• Hospitals
• Clinics
• Community Health Centers
• Medical Schools

Purpose
At Welch Allyn, we understand and deliver value to our constituents at the point of care. We find pragmatic ways to improve lives as we have done since 1915; from helping students understand the power of physical assessment, to improving the performance of care as it is delivered in a changing environment. Our associates have a passionate and unwavering commitment to making things better for our customers, their patients, and our families.

Mission
Welch Allyn provides superlative medical products, services and solutions which are used by healthcare professionals at the point of care in acute and primary settings all around the world.

Vision
Welch Allyn will help transform care, wherever patients and healthcare professionals connect, with measurable improvement in value so that all can thrive.

Core Value
“Be always kind and true." In being kind, we value relationships and treat one another with dignity and respect. In being true, we are willing to face the unvarnished truths in our business, good or bad, with assertive enthusiasm and vigor, recognizing that doing so speeds decision making and supports our purpose.

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The Welch Allyn Customer Experience Center is a state of the art facility dedicated to showcasing the history, culture and products of the company. The 6,500-square-foot center utilizes cutting edge technology along with actual products to speak directly to the customer and describe the company’s
people, philanthropy, technologies, markets, channels, geographies, strategies, legacy and culture. Here visitors can see for themselves why Welch Allyn products and services are world-class in innovation, technology and support.

During visits, we share the Welch Allyn product strategy and our plans for the future. The goal is to help each customer identify solutions for their unique challenges in delivering healthcare.

  • Learn about our history
  • Explore our innovative products
  • Explore the culture of our company and learn why it's such a great place to work
  • Tour our manufacturing facility

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At a Glance

  • Founded: 1915, by Dr. Francis Welch and William Noah Allyn
  • Business: Medical Device Technology
  • Ownership: Privately-held (family-owned)
  • Corporate Headquarters: Skaneateles Falls, NY, USA
  • Employees: 2,600 Worldwide
  • President & CEO: Stephen F. Meyer

Meet the Leadership Team

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Leadership

Meet our Executive Team and Board of Directors

Welch Allyn Locations

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Locations

See a listing of our worldwide offices

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High-Performance Healthcare™

At Welch Allyn, we focus on bringing sustainable practices to the frontline healthcare professional. We aim to help improve infection control, reduce medical errors and inefficiencies, and focus on primary healthcare to reduce the need to send patients to acute care facilities—we call this High-Performance Healthcare.

Innovations

Since 1915, Welch Allyn has adapted to the ever-changing global healthcare market by delivering practical innovation—continuous improvement to the tools clinicians use every day. Since inventing the first direct-illuminating, hand-held ophthalmoscope, we've developed many breakthrough products and technologies. In just the past decade, Welch Allyn has brought significant innovations to physicians and clinicians, strengthening our position as the market leader in core physical exam products, while expanding our reach further into digital and connected products. Simply put, we deliver exactly what you need in ways you wouldn't expect.

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About Us History Pod

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OUR HISTORY

A legacy of care.

About Us CSR Pod

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DOING OUR PART

Learn more about our corporate social responsibility.