Francisco Partners Acquires Qualcomm Life
Acquisition positions standalone company to focus on growth opportunities
SAN FRANCISCO AND SAN DIEGO – Francisco Partners (“FP”), a leading technology-focused private equity firm, today announced it has acquired Qualcomm Life, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated that offers end-to-end medical device connectivity across the continuum of care.
Qualcomm Incorporated today announced that Jean-Claude Kyrillos has joined Qualcomm Life, Inc. a subsidiary of Qualcomm, as vice president of business operations, reporting directly to Rick Valencia, senior vice president and general manager of Qualcomm Life.
Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that Capsule Technologie, a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Life, Inc., has released version 8.0 in the ongoing evolution of the company’s SmartLinx™ Medical Device Information System (MDIS).
Qualcomm Incorporated today announced that Capsule Technologie, a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Life, Inc., and its DataCaptor™ software has been awarded Category Leader for medical device integration systems, according to the annual "2015-16 Best in KLAS Awards: Software and Services" report. Receiving this award for the second consecutive year, Capsule’s DataCaptor (now SmartLinx™ Medical Device Information System) enables hospitals to effectively integrate medical device data into their electronic medical record systems and other enterprise applications.
Capsule has received FDA 510(k) clearance of SmartLinx Vitals Plus, an innovative patient monitoring system that uniquely integrates vital signs monitoring and clinical documentation into one scalable platform. SmartLinx Vitals Plus, part of Capsule’s SmartLinx Medical Device Information System™, is a powerful alternative to traditional low acuity monitors. It provides new functionality in a single platform that allows hospitals and other health care facilities to streamline user authentication, patient identification, vitals measurement, and clinical documentation by integrating vital signs modules and components directly to the SmartLinx Neuron™ 2 mobile clinical computer.
Capsule Technologie, the leading global provider of medical device integration solutions, today announced it has signed a reseller agreement with InterSystems, a global leader in software for connected healthcare. Under the terms of the agreement, InterSystems will be authorized to resell Capsule's SmartLinx Medical Device Information System® (MDIS). The two companies' partnership stems from a shared vision of connected care and strong global market presence.
Based on its recent analysis of the medical device integration solutions market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes CapsuleTech with the 2015 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Leadership. CapsuleTech’s vendor-agnostic SmartLinx Medical Device Information System® (MDIS) has emerged as a valuable data management solution that ties together the medical devices across a healthcare enterprise into a unified system that not only captures and distributes patient clinical data, but also makes available operational data about the devices themselves.
Hospital Streamlines ICU Efficiency with Timely Data Integration
MUSE 2015: An Independent User Group Conference for MEDITECH facilities
Case study on EHR – Medical Device Integration
Andover, Mass., May 21, 2015 (MUSE Booth # 1510)
CapsuleTech today announced the release of its Early Warning Scoring System (EWSS) for its SmartLinx Chart Xpress® electronic charting solution, utilizing real-time vital sign data to provide clinical decision support at the bedside. Automated, simple-to-use and customizable, the new EWSS option for Chart Xpress analyzes patient data and identifies patterns consistent with patient deterioration that often occur hours in advance of a critical event. EWSS provides clinicians with timely notification to support early and rapid intervention as well as guidance for appropriate actions to improve outcomes.
CapsuleTech Inc., the global leader in medical device integration, and Masimo, the recognized industry leader in Pulse Oximetry and Pulse Co-Oximetry, jointly announce the integration of Masimo SET® Measure-through Motion and Low Perfusion™ pulse oximetry technology into the upcoming SmartLinx Vitals Plus® Patient Monitoring System
CapsuleTech, Inc., the leading global provider of medical device integration solutions, today announced the introduction of SmartLinx IQ®, a unique and powerful analytics engine for its SmartLinx Medical Device Information System® (MDIS). SmartLinx IQ provides valuable insight into a healthcare organization’s medical device infrastructure including, clinical workflow, patient data and medical device utilization. This “first of its kind” product will debut at the Healthcare information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2015 Annual Meeting in Chicago, April 13-15.
CapsuleTech, Inc., today announced that Baptist Health®, Louisville, KY, will implement the Capsule SmartLinx Medical Device Information System™ (MDIS). The SmartLinx system will integrate medical device data from ICUs, med-surg, emergency departments and operating rooms, including pre-op and post-anesthesia care units (PACU) across seven facilities with Baptist’s Epic electronic medical record (EMR).
Capsule Technologie continued its international expansion with the opening of an Australian subsidiary, CapsuleTech Australia Pty Ltd, located in Sydney. The announcement comes on the heels of last year’s opening of Capsule’s Singapore subsidiary
CapsuleTech, Inc., today announced its software has been named Category Leader for medical device integration systems, according to the annual "2014 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services" report, published in January.
Capsule Tech, Inc., the first provider of medical device information systems (MDIS), today announced that The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center will implement the company's SmartLinx™ Medical Device Information System to integrate medical device data into the hospital's Epic electronic medical record. Nearly 1,200 SmartLinx Neuron™ 2 mobile clinical computers will be used to integrate over 2,000 medical devices across 650 beds. This will eliminate the need for manual data entry of vital signs or other patient-specific information at the patient bedside, enhancing accurate recording of data enterprise-wide.
"Healthcare organizations are asking us to provide a wide range of real-time medical device data –physiologic data, therapeutic device settings, and device alarms - to systems beyond the patient record or EMR. To drive clinical and operational improvements, they want to integrate the data we already capture from each connected medical device with additional systems, such as alarms management, patient surveillance, clinical decision support, and asset management," said Kevin Phillips, Capsule Vice President of Marketing and Product Management. "Customers now see the intrinsic value of applying the depth and breadth of the real-time data captured by our products – virtually every data point from every device – to many other areas of their enterprise. The release of SmartLinx provides the platform to respond to all of these trends."
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Medical Center (Little Rock) launched Capsule's SmartLinx Medical Device Information System (MDIS) to automate data collection from medical devices in an effort to streamline patient charting across all patient care areas. After five months of using the SmartLinx Chart Xpress solution in med-surg, the initial results have exceeded expectations by enhancing nurses' efficiency at the bedside, near real-time availability of patient information in the clinical record and the promotion of nursing staff retention.
Rob Jennings participates in Rick Dana Barlow's question: "What would you like IT professionals to understand about the complexity of software conversions, including the incorporation of mobile devices and cloud computing?"
Capsule Announces Opening of Singapore Subsidiary
Singapore, 7 July 2014 - Capsule Technologie, the leading global provider of medical device integration solutions, today announced the opening of a subsidiary in Singapore to support its growth in the Asia-Pacific region. This new subsidiary is part of an international expansion plan that has led the company to have a local commercial presence in a rapidly growing Asian market.
Capsule Tech, Inc., the leading worldwide provider of medical device connectivity (MDC) solutions, today announced that it has joined the Continua Health Alliance, the leading organization convening global technology industry standards to develop end-to-end, plug-and-play connectivity for personal connected health. For the past 16 years, Capsule has provided device interoperability between any medical device and virtually any clinical information system allowing hospitals to choose their type and scope of project.
International Market for Medical Device Connectivity is Growing
Capsule Technologie, the leading global provider of medical device connectivity solutions, today announced that Didier Argenton has joined the company as Vice President of International Sales. Mr. Argenton brings a wealth of experience and industry knowledge to Capsule as he transitions from his previous role as a Sales Director at Siemens Healthcare. Mr. Argenton will lead Capsule’s international sales and business development efforts in the rapidly growing healthcare technology market segment.
McKesson Clients Connect with Capsule to McKesson’s Paragon, Anesthesia & Cardiology systems
Andover, MA, September 20, 2013 — Capsule Tech, Inc., the leading global provider of medical device connectivity solutions will be exhibiting at McKesson’s Insight365: 2013 Annual Conference during September 24 – 27, 2013 in Orlando, FL. at booth #801.
At Booth #304 in Verona, WI on September 16 – 19, 2013
Andover, MA, September 13, 2013 — Capsule Tech, Inc., the leading global provider of medical device connectivity solutions will be exhibiting at the annual Epic Users’ Group Meeting September 16 – 19 in Verona, WI.
DataCaptor Device Integration Solutions to be Implemented System-Wide
Capsule Tech, Inc., the leading provider of medical device connectivity solutions, today announced that University of Colorado Health, Aurora, CO will deploy Capsule's DataCaptor™ device integration (MDI) solution in up to five of its hospitals. In addition to deploying DataCaptor in all of the ORs, Capsule's solution will also be implemented in PACUs and a number of procedure rooms to provide comprehensive connectivity to Epic OpTime.
ANDOVER, MASS., July 24, 2013 -- Capsule Tech, Inc., the leading global provider of medical device connectivitysolutions, 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.
Solution to Deliver Device Data Directly From the Point-of-Care to Epic EMR
Andover, MA, June 19, 2013— 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.
Device Integration to be Implemented Across Hospital Network
ANDOVER, Mass., June 4, 2013 -- With a goal to improve the accuracy and speed of documentation at the point-of-care, The University of Arizona Health Network (UAHN), Tucson, AZ has chosen to implement medical device integration (MDI) solutions from Capsule Tech, Inc
Implementation to Focus on Connectivity with MEDITECH
ANDOVER, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Capsule Tech, Inc., the leading global provider of medical device connectivity solutions, today announced that Hanover Hospital, Hanover, PA will implement Capsule’s DataCaptor™ medical device integration (MDI) software. The DataCaptor solution will seamlessly connect Hanover’s Critical Care Area (CCA) patient monitors to MEDITECH. A key factor in Hanover’s decision was a match between their mission of providing the highest level of patient care and Capsule’s experience and success working in the MEDITECH environment.
Connecting Medical Devices to MEDITECH EHR Solutions
ANDOVER, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Capsule Tech, Inc., the leading global provider of medical device connectivity solutions, will be exhibiting at the annual MUSE (Medical Users Software Exchange) Conference May 28-31, 2013 in Washington, D.C. This will be the 3rd consecutive year that Capsule has participated in this user event.
EMH Healthcare in Elyria, Ohio has gone live with Capsule's MVP™ for device integration in the medical surgery unit with Siemens Soarian.
Andover, MA, February 19, 2013— Capsule Tech, Inc., the leading provider of medical device connectivity solutions, today announced that EMH Healthcare, Elyria, Ohio has gone live on Mobile Vitals Plus (MVP) in its medical surgery unit. MVP is the portable version of Capsule’s Neuron™ touch-screen platform that enables a nurse to use one device to collect and send validated vital signs from any spot check monitor at the point of care.
Stuart Long, CMSO of Capsule Tech, Inc. is named one of the top 250 top private company sales executives.
ANDOVER, Mass.-- Capsule Tech, Inc., the leading provider of medical device connectivity solutions, today announced that Stuart Long, Capsule Tech’s Chief Marketing and Sales Officer, has been selected by ExecRank as a “Top Private Company Sales Executive” for 2012. The rankings are the result of two years of research and feedback from evaluation committees and top chief sales officers that produced an algorithm ranking sales executives based on performance in 24 key areas.
St. Anthony's Medical Center will implement Capsule for medical device connectivity
ANDOVER, Mass.- January 8, 2013 - Capsule Tech, Inc., the leading provider of medical device connectivity solutions, today announced that St. Anthony’s Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri, will implement Capsule products in multiple care areas of the hospital. St. Anthony's will roll out Capsule’s Neuron™ touch-screen bedside connectivity platform to anesthesia machines in the hospital’s Operating Rooms (OR) and Labor and Delivery C-section suites.