WellStar Health System to Implement Capsule's DataCaptorTM Software

Solution to Deliver Device Data Directly From the Point-of-Care to Epic EMR

Andover, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES

ANDOVER, Mass., June 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Capsule Tech, Inc., the leading provider of medical device connectivity solutions, today announced that WellStar Health System, Marietta, GA will deploy its DataCaptor™ software across the WellStar five-hospital system. With an initial focus on surgical settings, Capsule's DataCaptor will capture physiological data directly from anesthesia machines and deliver the data to Epic via Capsule terminal servers. The Capsule implementation represents the first phase of a rollout to multiple care areas. WellStar's primary objectives are data timeliness, accuracy and staff time savings.

Capsule's device integration solutions enable connectivity between virtually any medical device and virtually any EMR system allowing hospitals to choose their type and scope of project. Capsule's proprietary DataCaptor™ connectivity software manages the communication between medical devices and their destination clinical information system(s). Deployed through software on a PC, terminal server, and/or bedside hardware such as the Capsule Neuron™, patient data can be collected continuously in acute-care settings, or periodically in lower acuity, multi-patient environments. Implementations range from single department to multi-facilities, and in some cases, even system-wide deployment at hundreds of hospitals in a single network.  

About WellStar Health System
WellStar Health System is a not-for-profit system recognized as a national leader in comprehensive care. Staying ahead of the curve in technology has enabled WellStar to be leaders in both the diagnosis and treatment of an extensive array of health conditions. Serving a population of more than one million residents of NW metropolitan Atlanta, WellStar consistently looks at total patient wellness and works to ensure that all systems support that focus. With industry awards ranging from Integrated Delivery Networks to Working Mother Magazine's Best Places to Work, WellStar strives to provide the best care possible with Atlanta's top medical professionals.  Visit the WellStar Health System website site at: www.wellstar.org

About Capsule
Capsule is the leading global provider of medical device connectivity solutions for hospitals and healthcare organizations.  Capsule enables hospitals using electronic medical records and other information systems to reduce costs, increase efficiency and improve patient care through the direct capture and delivery of patient vitals at the point-of-care.  Capsule's solutions are flexible and scalable, offering a variety of deployment options to meet the needs of any healthcare delivery organization.  Founded in 1997, the Company has established strong partnerships with leading medical device manufacturers and installed enterprise-wide solutions in over 1,200 hospitals in 37 countries. For more information, visit www.capsuletech.com or call +1 978-482-2337 (US), or +33 1 5334 1400 (France).



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