This screen shot of an app developed by Palomar Health called Medical Information Anywhere Anytime or MIAA, allows a physician to use a smartphone or an electronic tablet to remotely monitor a hospitalized patient’s temperature and other vital signs. The technology was licensed recently to Airstrip Technologies to develop and market the smartphone app.

This screen shot of an app developed by Palomar Health called Medical Information Anywhere Anytime or MIAA, allows a physician to use a smartphone or an electronic tablet to remotely monitor a hospitalized patient’s temperature and other vital signs. The technology was licensed recently to Airstrip Technologies to develop and market the smartphone app.

PALOMAR HEALTH

President, CEO: Michael H. Covert.

Patient net revenues: $490 million (2011).

No. of local employees: 4,000.

Headquarters: Carmel Mountain Ranch and Escondido.

Year founded: 1933.

Description: Palomar provides a full spectrum of health services, including state-of-the-art hospitals, birth centers, rehabilitation and long-term care centers, and home health care and hospice services.

Mission: To heal, comfort, and promote health of North County residents.

Key factors for success: Regarded by patients, physicians and employees as the health system of choice; and recognized nationally for the highest quality of clinical care and access to comprehensive services.

Palomar Health has selected San Antonio-based AirStrip Technologies to develop and market the San Diego health system’s smartphone app that allows physicians to view their hospitalized patients’ electronic medical records at anytime and anywhere...

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