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January 4, 2012

Rady Children’s Hospital deploys device connectivity solution

Rady Children's Hospital San Diego (RCHSD) in the US has deployed Nuvon’s open architecture vectored event grid architecture (VEGA) device connectivity solution for its enterprise-wide Epic installation.

Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego (RCHSD) in the US has deployed Nuvon’s open architecture vectored event grid architecture (VEGA) device connectivity solution for its enterprise-wide Epic installation.

RCHSD has installed VEGA system for patient data connectivity across three hospitals and 12 departments, connecting more than 400 devices in the first phase of the multiphase installation.

Nuvon’s VEGA System is designed to provide device connectivity and integration across the complex healthcare ecosystem, which features an integrated, scalable and cost-effective web-based platform.

VEGA’s open architecture development platform allows rapid delivery of solutions to meet the needs of the marketplace, the company said.The distributed network architecture supports clinical mobility and mobile point of care enabling caregiver access to data and devices.

RCHSD chief information officer Albert Oriol said the Nuvon solution provided the most elegant and cost-effective architecture to enable the organisation’s vision.

"Our hospital was impressed by Nuvon’s customer service and willingness to listen and approach the project in true partnership," he added, "RCHSD views the integration of biomedical device data into its electronic health record as a key to enable the identification of care improvement opportunities."

Nuvon president and CEO Cathleen Asch said their mission is to provide clinicians with accurate, complete and available real-time data to make the best medical decisions for their patients.

"We are so pleased to make this capability a reality for Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego and the children and families who depend upon their services," she added.

Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego is a 442-bed paediatric care facility providing the source of comprehensive paediatric medical services in San Diego, Southern Riverside and Imperial counties.

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