Catch up on news from Wisconsin’s innovation community with these recent headlines:
—Jamf announced a collaboration with University of California San Diego Health that’s aimed at equipping every patient room in a still-to-be-built 245-bed facility with an iPad and an Apple TV box. Jamf, which is headquartered in Minneapolis but has significant operations in Eau Claire, is planning to outfit rooms at theJacobs Medical Center in La Jolla, CA. According to UC San Diego Health’s website, construction of the Jacobs facility is expected to be completed later this year.
Jamf, which makes enterprise tools for managing Apple devices, said in a news release that it envisions the iPad as the “control center” of a patient’s hospital room. Patients will be able to use the tablets to surf the Internet and control things in their rooms, such as lights and the television, Jamf said. They will also be able to look up their medical data using MyChart, an application developed by Verona-based Epic Systems for patient use. UC San Diego Health has used Epic’s record-keeping products for years, and Jamf said it has configured its software to work with Epic’s. Read the full story here.