Santa Clara Valley Health & Hospital System to Implement Capsule's Device Integration Solutions

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Andover, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES

ANDOVER, MASS., July 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Capsule Tech, Inc., the leading global provider of medical device connectivity solutions, today announced that Santa Clara Valley Health & Hospital System (SCVHHS), San Jose, CA, will implement Capsule's DataCaptor™ medical device integration (MDI) software. The Capsule solution will connect bedside patient monitors and ventilators in all of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center's intensive care units to its new electronic medical records (EMR) system. SCVHHS noted that Capsule has demonstrated their device connectivity capabilities, particularly the extensive library of device driver interfaces (DDIs), making the implementation an excellent fit with the health system's evolving information technology infrastructure.

Capsule's MDI solutions enable connectivity of virtually any medical device to virtually any EMR system allowing hospitals to choose their type and scope of project. At its core is 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.

"Even more than our ability to connect with any clinical information system, is our extensive library of device driver interfaces," said Stuart Long, Chief Marketing and Sales Officer at Capsule Tech, Inc. "DDIs are absolutely essential to connectivity. Our library includes support for over 600 devices providing a virtually plug and play solution. Not only are we continually adding new devices to this library, but each driver is maintained and updated as device vendors update their medical devices."

About The Santa Clara Valley Health & Hospital System

Santa Clara Valley Health & Hospital System is preparing for national health care reform to realize its vision of Better Health for All.  The system includes the Public Health Department, Mental Health Department, Department of Alcohol & Drug Services, and Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC). SCVMC provides primary care and a number of high-quality specialized services in emergency medical care, trauma, burns and rehabilitation from severe injuries, in some cases the only such treatment in the region. At the public health agency for two million Santa Clara County residents and visitors, SCVHHS is dedicated to the health and well-being of all the communities of Santa Clara County.  Visit Santa Clara Valley Medical Center here.

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 1,250 hospitals in 37 countries. For more information, visit or call +1 978-482-2337 (US), or +33 1 5334 1400 (France).



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