Qualcomm acquires Capsule to expand connected health biz


Qualcomm Life has acquired Capsule Technologie, a provider of medical device integration and clinical data management solutions, aimed at expanding its connected health offerings into the hospital.

Capsule Technologie has more than 1,930 hospital clients in 38 countries.

Qualcomm Life aims to combine its wireless expertise and ecosystem of connected medical devices outside of the hospital with Capsule’s offerings in connecting medical devices, EMR’s and IT systems across the hospital enterprise to create an open connected health ecosystems to deliver intelligent care.

Capsule’s medical device integration and clinical data management platform enables data collection, EMR and health IT system integration and monitoring inside the hospital.

“Qualcomm is focused on strengthening its position in specific Internet of Everything verticals, like healthcare,” said Derek Aberle, president, Qualcomm.

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