Georgia's hospitals will soon be wired to coordinate their communications during hurricanes and other health emergencies. Backed by a government grant, the Georgia Hospital Association signed a $3.4 million deal with a New Jersey-based company to provide 150 acute-care hospitals with emergency preparedness software.
The company, LiveProcess, said Tuesday that the purchase would make Georgia the first state to have standardized emergency software for all acute-care hospitals. Rollout will begin in January. Read more (registration may be required).