Orlando-based EASE App acquired for $25 million

Orlando-based EASE Applications has been acquired by the national clinical communications company Vocera for $25 million.

The application, which allows families to get regular updates from the operating and hospital rooms, was developed by four Orlando entrepreneurs, three of them physicians at Orlando Health, in 2013. The app was first used at the health system and has now grown to nearly 80 hospitals across the nation and 1.6 million sent messages. Read more here.