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September 02, 2015 10:31 PM ET

Technology Hardware, Storage and Peripherals

Company Overview of Ascom (US) Inc.

Company Overview

Ascom (US) Inc. develops on-site wireless communications solutions for hospital, senior care, independent living, manufacturing, secure establishment, retail, hotel, and telecom industries worldwide. The company offers critical alarms, on-site wireless telephone and messaging systems, laboratory services solutions, medical technical alarms, personal safety systems, handsets for radiology services, and technical alarms for the healthcare industry. It also provides Ascom VoWiFi system, a communication solution consisting of WLAN handsets and a messaging system, which supports IEEE 802.11b/g/e/i standards; Ascom IP-DECT system that provides an integrated wireless communication platform; and Uni...

598 Airport Boulevard

Suite 300

Morrisville, NC 27560

United States

Founded in 1955

Phone:

919-234-2500

Fax:

919-234-2526

Key Executives for Ascom (US) Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President of Solutions
Managing Director of Ascom Netherlands
Senior Vice President of Strategic Sales
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Ascom (US) Inc. Key Developments

Ascom Integrates with EHR Systems

Ascom announced integration with EHR (Electronic Health Record) systems providing caregivers with increased access to patient health information within Unite Messaging Suite applications. By combining Unite software applications with access to patient health information, hospitals can better leverage their EHR system investment and enhance clinical workflows. Hospitals globally are making tremendous investments in EHR systems to improve patient care. When an EHR system is deployed, hospitals and caregivers both benefit from increased access to patient health information. Having the right information at critical times speeds decision-making and enhances the care environment. Unite integration with EHR systems comp lements these workflow enhancements by speeding up information flow. This integration utilizes standards-based protocols and helps create a 'Connected' environment for caregivers - keeping staff better informed, promoting enhanced staff assignment and clinical responsiveness.

Ascom Wireless Solutions and AirStrip Jointly Link Mobile Patient Monitor Alarms to Live Waveform Streaming Access

Ascom Wireless Solutions and AirStrip(R) have announced a partnership to link their clinical mobile device applications to provide faster access to live ECG waveform streaming, speeding up decision-making and response time to critical patient events. When a nurse or other clinician receives a patient monitor alarm message on their Ascom Unite Axess smartphone app, they can easily navigate with a single button press to near real-time waveform streaming via the AirStrip ONE(R) application. With the explosion in the number of healthcare apps available, nurses and other clinicians face increasing challenges in navigating between these applications to view mission-critical information. This joint development eliminates the need to navigate from one app into another, delivering an improved user experience.

Region Zealand Psychiatry Selects Ascom for Alarm Solution

With an investment of more than DKK 4 million, Zealand has opted for a thoroughly tested alarm solution from Ascom, which also stands behind the Danish Prison and Probation Service's security solutions. When the new psychiatric hospital in Slagelse opens its doors next year, it will be with a strong focus on employee safety. The hospital, which will unite the existing psychiatric wards at Dianalund, Holbæk, Nykøbing Zealand and Slagelse with its nearly 200 beds. It will not only be a treatment facility for common psychiatric patients, but will also accommodate patients committed by the courts and criminals awaiting diagnosis. Therefore, the requirements for security and personal safety are especially stringent. Personnel security is also integrated with the fire alarm and in case of assistance calls related to heart attacks. If a fire occurs anywhere in the hospital, staff will be automatically alerted on their handsets. Region Zealand has opted for a personnel security solution that runs in a closed network. The solution is 100% reliable, which is crucial, since the personnel security solution is one of the most important installations.

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