SOURCE: iSirona


April 24, 2012 07:45 ET

Major Academic Health System Selects iSirona to Provide Device Connectivity

Key Considerations Include Increased Bedside PC Functionality for Clinicians

PANAMA CITY, FL--(Marketwire - Apr 24, 2012) - iSirona®, a provider of simplified solutions for medical device integration, today announced that Duke University Health System (DUHS), ranked the #9 hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, has signed an agreement to implement iSirona's device connectivity solution. Duke University Health System will leverage iSirona's technology to deliver patient data from medical devices to the EMR.
iSirona's flexible software-based solution, which can connect virtually any medical device to the electronic medical record, eliminates the need for proprietary hardware and allows hospitals to better leverage the hardware they already use.

"We are committed to acquiring technology options that can further augment our implementation of a state-of-the-art, seamless electronic health record throughout Duke University Health System," says Kay Lytle, director of clinical IT strategy for DUHS. "This technology will give us additional capabilities to support our delivery of optimal patient care for our patients."

About iSirona
Panama City, Florida-based iSirona ( helps clinicians make more informed decisions about patients by providing an easy to use approach to medical device integration. Using iSirona's software solution, hospitals can connect virtually any medical device to their CIS, providing clinicians with faster access to more accurate patient information and freeing nurses from the burden of hand-entering patient data so they have more time for direct patient care. In 2011, iSirona was ranked #1 by KLAS for medical device integration systems.

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