Finland: Oulu hospital to test wireless data transfer

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Helsinki, 16 February, 2006 — In Finland, the Northern Ostrobothnia Hospital District and the Oulu Deaconess Institute are planning a new hospital in Oulu where wireless hospital technology will be tested. In the hospital, data transfer will take place in a wireless system without cables. The planned wireless hospital has aroused also international interest, and Oulu has received 5 tender invitations concerning the concept from Canada, the UK, and Spain.