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New Palomar Medical Center to be featured on Bloomberg TV show about today's innovators


The new Palomar Medical Center, one of the most technologically-advanced hospitals in the nation, will be featured Monday, May 6, on Bloomberg TV in a new documentary series about today’s innovators. Bloomberg TV is available in 310 million households around the world.

Palomar Medical Center will be profiled in Bloomberg TV new series called BRINK, which focuses on emerging innovators and their cutting-edge technologies that are transforming industries such as health care.

The episode looks at the design and construction of the 288-bed architectural wonder that opened in August in North San Diego County and at several of the new healthcare technologies that “The Hospital of the Future,” has helped to introduce.

Technologies that were taped for the show include: The ViSi Mobile System, a wrist-worn patient vital sign device, SafeMatch, a biometric iris identification system, RIVA, a compounding robot that prepares intravenous medications, and Xenex, a robot that disinfects hospital rooms using ultra-violet light.

Palomar Health’s CEO and President Michael H. Covert and Chief Innovation Officer Orlando Portale are featured speakers along with CEOs and representatives from the new healthcare technologies discussed on the show.

New York-based Bloomberg is a global business and financial information and news leader. 

What: Palomar Medical Center profiled on Bloomberg TV’s BRINK documentary series.

When: 9:30 p.m. Monday, May 6

Where: San Diego County TV channels– Time-Warner (252); Cox  (318); AT&T U-Verse (222); DirecTV (channel 353), DISH Network (channel 203), FAVE (channel 205), 4DTV (w5251). Or visit Bloomberg TV’s website: http://www.bloomberg.com/tv/

For more information about Palomar Health, please visit www.PalomarHealth.org.

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