CareFusion, Cisco and Medtronic to collaborate with West Wireless Health Institute

June 22, 2010

SAN DIEGO, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The West Wireless Health Institute (WWHI) today announced CareFusion, Cisco and Medtronic have joined its roster of Technology and Education (T&E) partners.  Each company plans to work closely with the Institute’s clinical and engineering teams on a variety of research, technology and educational initiatives focused on accelerating wireless health solutions.

WWHI, founded in March 2009 with a $45 million gift from the Gary and Mary West Foundation, is one of the world’s first medical research organizations dedicated to lowering health care costs by innovating, validating, advocating for, investing in and commercializing wireless health solutions. The nonprofit Institute is headquartered in San Diego, California, the global hub for wireless life science research and development.

The Institute is forging the T&E partnerships with like-minded stakeholders around the world to drive innovation and advance the emerging field of wireless health, with the goal of lowering health care costs.  In addition to the companies announced today, GE Healthcare and Qualcomm are also T&E partners.  The partnerships are based on the mutual exchange of ideas, technical assistance and expertise, and do not include any exchange of funds.

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