Blog: What we can learn from the disastrous Philips recall

“The health care turmoil in the US is only temporary,” Philips’ CEO said in an interview in 2017. Today, Philips itself seems to be in its worst turmoil ever. The company is recalling millions of medical devices due to the breakdown of foam (PE-PUR) used in the Philips Respironics ventilators and other medical devices, causing serious potential health risks.