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William Osler Health System Chooses Extension Healthcare’s Clinical Communication and Collaboration Platform
Press Release – October 6, 2016 – Extension Healthcare and William Osler Health System (Osler) – one of Canada’s largest community hospital systems serving a population of over 1.3 million people living in one of the fastest-growing and most culturally diverse regions of the country – announced today that it has selected the Extension Engage platform as its Unified Communication alerting and secure messaging solution, after an extensive RPF process. With Extension Engage, Osler will modernize its communication platform; empowering caregivers to more easily communicate, collaborate, and deliver the highest quality of patient care across its three health care facilities.

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Extension Healthcare Sets New Benchmark for Clinical Communications and Collaboration Application Performance
Press Release – August 17, 2016 – Extension Healthcare has once again proven that the Extension Engage™ platform is the most comprehensive and scalable clinical communications and collaboration solution in healthcare.An enhancement to its fifth generation release, Engage Mobile 5.0 delivers unprecedented performance for care team and patient directories supporting as many as 100,000 entries while delivering sub-second roster searches.

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Extension Healthcare Appoints Dr. Benjamin Kanter as Chief Medical Information Officer
Press Release – June 14, 2016 – Extension Healthcare, the leader in event driven Clinical Communication and Collaboration (CC&C), announced today that Dr. Benjamin Kanter, formerly CMIO with Palomar Health, has joined Extension in the role of Chief Medical Information Officer.

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Extension Healthcare Signs Exclusive Distribution Agreement with AirStrip
Press Release – February 24, 2016 – Extension Healthcare, a leader in advanced event driven care team communication solutions for hospitals, announced today that it has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with AirStrip. Under the terms of the agreement, Extension is the U.S. distributor for the AirStrip ONE mobile interoperability platform and application. AirStrip ONE continuously delivers patient waveform data in near-real-time with sharp, full detail and the highest possible resolution on mobile devices.The tight integration of Extension Engage Mobile and AirStrip ONE, both of which are FDA 510(k) cleared, is vital for clinicians using smartphones.

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Extension Healthcare Nominates University of Maryland Medical Center for Prestigious IHA Award Who Wins in Two Categories Including Grand Award
Press Release – February 11, 2016 – Extension Healthcare, a leader in advanced event-driven care team communication solutions for acute care hospitals, recently nominated the University of Maryland Medical Center for the 2016 Intelligent Health Association (IHA) Awards to be presented at the upcoming HIMSS Annual Conference in Las Vegas.

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Extension Healthcare Recognized for Innovation and Market Adoption
Press Release – January 8, 2016 – With another successful year behind them, Extension healthcare has become a dominant player in care team communication and collaboration solutions for acute care hospitals and large healthcare systems. In this announcement, Extension recaps some of the industry and innovation awards it received in 2015 that have helped catapult them into a leadership position.

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