Mobile health company AirStrip landed a major contract to provide interoperability solutions to MedStar Health, the largest healthcare provider in Maryland the Washington D.C. region.
MedStar plans to outfit its maternity wards with AirStrip’s products, and the companies are also working on integrating MedStar’s enhanced cardiac diagnostic visualizations into AirStrip ONE.
"AirStrip impressed us with their vision, their powerful partnerships with players such as Microsoft and Intel, and their ability to execute on that vision," MedStar chief medical officer and medical affairs vice president Dr. Stephen Evans said in prepared remarks. "Most importantly, patients will benefit from MedStar caregivers having anywhere, anytime access to a full range of live and historical information that can support faster and more informed care decisions."
AirStrip has been making some big moves having recently closed a $25 million funding round in support of its plans to expand into home care. AirStrip deals in software products that help clinicians access information on multiple devices and through various electronic medical record systems. The company’s says its platform currently helps oversee care of 1 out of 6 babies born in the U.S.