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GE-Ascom Partnering on Mobile Solution

April 29, 2010
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U.K.-based GE Healthcare and Ascom Wireless Solutions (Sweden) announced plans to launch a wireless hospital-wide messaging system to improve workflow and communications for healthcare providers.

According to the companies, the agreement aligns the GE Healthcare patient monitoring platform with Ascom’s wireless communication solutions. The companies say the partnership will enable hospitals to customize, filter and send secondary alarms to clinicians’ Ascom Voice over IP phones, pagers and Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications handsets.

By interfacing wireless hardware and middleware with patient monitoring devices, GE Healthcare and Ascom offer hospitals a “one-stop” solution for wireless secondary alarm management, they tout.

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