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St. Joseph's Goes Wireless

April 13, 2010
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St. Joseph Health System (Bryan, Texas) is deploying Sunnyvale, Calif.-based

Meru Networks, Inc.’s wireless LAN (WLAN) solutions to support critical care applications throughout its network of hospitals and clinics.

As part of an effort to improve patient care and increase efficiency, the health system is also implementing Meditech bedside patient registration and medication administration carts, Ascom voice applications for nurse call systems, and Meru’s EzRF Location Manager for asset tracking throughout the four main hospitals. The rollout includes Meru’s Service Assurance Manager, which provides monitoring of the network 24x7 to identify potential problems.

St. Joseph’s 300-bed network includes facilities across the Brazos Valley. It has approximately 2,500 employees and services more than 18,000 patients yearly.

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