PANAMA CITY, FL--(Marketwire - Mar 20, 2013) - iSirona, the leading provider of simplified solutions for medical device integration, today announced UC Irvine Health of Irvine, California, as the recipient of its 2012 Innovator of the Year Award. UC Irvine Health is the principal clinical facility for the School of Medicine at the University of California at Irvine.
iSirona's Innovator of the Year Award recognizes hospitals that demonstrate a commitment to technological innovation and advancements. More specifically, award recipients must show a demonstrated ability to leverage connectivity technology along with measurable improvements to hospital processes and/or patient care.
"UC Irvine Health wanted to implement medical device connectivity as a key component of its newly built, state-of-the-art hospital," says Peter Witonsky, iSirona's president. "The hospital is committed to integrating the latest technological advances with cutting-edge research to provide the highest level of patient care. UC Irvine accomplished this with great success, and we applaud their vision as well as their ability to turn that vision into reality."
UC Irvine Medical Center was named by U.S. News and World Report as one of the nation's top 50 hospitals, and it has the county's only Level I trauma center as well as its sole multiple-organ transplant center. In 2009, UC Irvine opened the UC Irvine Douglas Hospital, an exemplary facility for conducting the latest medical research and training future and practicing physicians. For 2012, UC Irvine Health Information Systems was named one of the 10 best places to work by Healthcare IT News.
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Panama City, Fla.-based iSirona (www.isirona.com) 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. In 2011 and 2012, iSirona was ranked #1 by KLAS for medical device integration systems. Inc. Magazine recently identified iSirona as the 82nd fastest-growing private company in America and the 5th fastest-growing health company in the country.