VA finally buys wi-fi; Qualcomm expands wireless portfolio;

> Qualcomm, Inc. will invest in AirStrip Technologies, a platform that allows clinicians to securely access patient monitoring data. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Announcement

> The Veterans Affairs Department announced it will install a patient Wi-Fi system in its Augusta, Ga., hospital and eventually plans to install patient wireless systems in all 152 hospitals nationwide, a regional VA information technology official told Nextgov. Article

> East Tennessee State University will use a USDA Rural Development grant of about $192,000, combined with $96,000 in contributions from the university, to create a telemedicine system that will connect ETSU's Quillen College of Medicine to outlying counties in three states. Story

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