PANAMA CITY, Fla. — March 20, 2013 — iSirona, a 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.”