Instantly and securely connect physicians, nurses and care teams
Experience of Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital
Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH) NHS Trust reported an 84% improvement in care team response time after replacing pagers with the Vocera smartphone app and hands-free communication badge. After deploying the Vocera solutions, mobilization of the cardiac arrest team at the 220-bed hospital went from an average of two minutes to 20 seconds.
in Care Team Response
“Vocera technology sped up communication and coordination during the peak of the COVID-19 crisis,” said Pauline Robertson, Head of Nursing for the Medicine and Therapies at RNOH. “It helped us provide seamless patient care without risking infection, and we were able to conserve precious PPE.”
- Hands-free, wearable Badge with dual band WiFi and lightweight design
- Secure text messaging that is encrypted and traceable
- Device of choice: iPhone, iPad, Android smartphones and tablets, Cisco and Spectralink VOIP handsets, desktop PCs, and Vocera Badges
- Integrations with 150+ clinical systems
- Staff assignment and role based calling
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Winner of the Silver 2020 Edison Award in the medical communications and connectivity category.
Sue IversClinical Lead Matron,
Sheffield Children’s NHS Trust
“We knew the Vocera system could help us improve communication and get rid of the need for relentless phone calls and bleeps.”
Dr. Sean SpinaPharmacy Clinical Coordinator at Island Health in Victoria,
British Columbia, Canada
“...physicians responded faster when using the secure texting app compared to traditional pagers. Physicians also found the app reduced interruptions to patient care. It also enabled them to prioritise calls, messages, texts and alerts faster and easier using one device.”
Nick RoperClinical Director at
North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Trust
“Since implementing Vocera, we no longer have communication delays due to the ‘page and wait’ scenario.”
Faster response with fewer interruptions to patient care Island Health in Vancouver, British Columbia, conducted a three-month study that showed physicians responded faster when using the Vocera Collaboration Suite secure texting app compared to pagers.
with fewer interruptions to patient care
When the Vocera solution was used for routine alerts, the average physician response time improved from 5.5 to 3 minutes. The number of physicians reporting interruptions in patient care fell from 77 to 32 percent and 81% wanted to continue using the app. Physicians responded with fewer interruptions to patient care.