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X Prize finalists design Trekkie-inspired health tools

Paoli Hospital September 2, 2014 In the News

Basil Harris, an engineer-turned emergency room physician in Paoli, Pennsylvania, is team co-leader for Final Frontier Medical Devices, one of 10 teams named finalists in a $10 million-prize competition to create a lightweight, portable, wireless device that can diagnose and monitor a variety of medical conditions. More from USA Today. (Dr Harris is Emergency Department physician at Paoli Hospital.)

About Paoli Hospital

Paoli Hospital, a member of Main Line Health, is a 231-bed, not-for-profit acute care hospital and Regional Trauma Center with outpatient facilities in Exton and Collegeville. Paoli has been ranked the seventh best hospital (three-way tie) in the Philadelphia region by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals 2018–19, and was ranked as high performing in the following areas: pulmonology, urology, colon cancer surgery, heart failure, hip replacement and knee replacement. Paoli is a multi-year recipient of the Premier “Award for Quality” and Truven Health Analytics’ 100 Top Hospitals® for providing superior patient care, and has earned Magnet® designation for the third time for its superior nursing staff.