Santa Clara Valley Medical Center to Share Holistic Approach for Supporting Care Team Well-being

Vocera hosts webinar on designing and implementing Code Lavender® programs
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
SAN JOSE, Calif.

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, is hosting a webinar about Code Lavender®, a powerful approach for addressing care team burnout and well-being. The complimentary webinar is Thursday, March 15, from 2-3 p.m. EDT and will provide tools for designing a successful Code Lavender program.

Code Lavender is an integrative healing equivalent of a Code Blue. A formalized rapid response, a Code Lavender program is designed to support patients, families, physicians, nurses, and staff members in times of emotional distress. Code Lavender services provide valuable resources that can support and strengthen individual resilience after being presented with a difficult case, diagnosis, or loss.

First launched as Patient Lavender at North Hawaii Community Hospital by Earl Bakken, founder of Medtronic, Code Lavender has evolved and expanded across healthcare organizations. For the past 15 years, Vocera Chief Medical Officer Bridget Duffy, MD, has been introducing and implementing the program in hospitals around the world. This webinar, moderated by Dr. Duffy, will feature the Code Lavender program at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in California, where the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) has integrated a holistic approach to caring for staff and supporting care team well-being.

Join Jill Sproul, Chief Nursing Officer at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, Nancy Nielsen, NICU Unit Nurse, and Dr. Bridget Duffy for this online event. These three healthcare leaders will discuss how to plan, implement and communicate an impactful Code Lavender response program. Click here to register for this webinar.

About Vocera

The mission of Vocera Communications, Inc. is to simplify and improve the lives of healthcare professionals and patients, while enabling hospitals to enhance quality of care and operational efficiency. In 2000, when the company was founded, we began to forever change the way care teams communicate. Today, Vocera continues to offer the leading platform for clinical communication and workflow. More than 1,400 hospitals and health systems around the world have selected our solutions for care teams to text securely using smartphones or make calls with our hands-free, wearable Vocera Badge. Interoperability between Vocera and more than 150 clinical systems helps reduce alarm fatigue, speed up staff response times, and improve patient care, safety and experience. In addition to healthcare, Vocera is at home in luxury hotels, aged care facilities, nuclear facilities, libraries, retail stores and more. Vocera makes a difference in any industry where workers are on the move and need to connect instantly with team members and access resources or information quickly. In 2017, Vocera made the list of Forbes 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America. Learn more at, and follow @VoceraComm on Twitter.

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Shanna Hearon, 865-805-1078

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