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Vocera Acquires mVisum to Address Alarm Fatigue

Secure mobile communications vendor Vocera acquires mVisium for $3.5 million. mVisium markets an FDA approved, mobile optimized, closed loop alert management platform.

OhioHealth and IBM Scientists Join Forces to Prevent Infections in Hospitals

OhioHealth pilots a new RFID monitoring system that is integrated into the hand washing stations and tracks hand washing compliance of individual hospital employees, as well as compliance of overall units, and shifts. The new technology led to a 90 percent hand washing compliance rate within the hospital, a 20 percent increase from before the system was installed. 

Edward Marx Named CHIME-HIMSS 2013 John E. Gall, Jr. CIO of the Year

Ed Marx, a frequent HIStalk contributor that writes CIO Unplugged, is awarded the 2013 John E. Gall Jr. CIO of the Year Award by HIMSS. Ed is the CIO of Texas Health Resources, a 25 hospital ACO that has achieved HIMSS Stage 6 or Stage 7 EMR adoption across all of its acute facilities, and has been recognized as a leader in pioneering population health practices. Congratulations Ed!

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