SAN JOSE, Calif., May 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), the leading healthcare communications company, today announced that President and CEO Brent D. Lang is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award in the Northern California Region.
The awards program, which is celebrating its 30th year, recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Lang was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 24, 2016, in San Jose, California.
“It’s an honor to be selected as a finalist for this esteemed industry award, and I am thrilled to shine a spotlight on Vocera’s impressive history. It’s been fun to help grow the business and innovate our software platform, communication devices, and smartphone solutions to improve human connections, and enhance patient experience and safety,” said Lang, who has served as the President and CEO of Vocera for three years. Since joining the company in 2001, Lang has played a pivotal role in transforming Vocera from a startup to a publicly traded corporation with more than 400 employees and revenues exceeding $100 million.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year National program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards on Nov. 19, 2016. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth ForumTM, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America, Merrill Corporation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. In Northern California, sponsors also include Chatham Financial, King & Spalding, Smart Business, and Solomon Edwards.
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Vocera Communications, Inc. offers the most robust clinical communications system in healthcare. Installed in more than 1,300 organizations worldwide, Vocera delivers secure, integrated and intelligent communication solutions that enable care teams to collaborate more efficiently by delivering the right information, to the right person, on the right device, in the right location, at the right time. Vocera solutions provide hands-free voice communication, secure text messaging, patient engagement tools, and integrated clinical workflow with EHRs, nurse call systems and physiological monitors. These solutions help improve operational efficiency, quality of care, safety and satisfaction across the continuum of care. In addition to technology solutions, Vocera drives thought leadership and new standards in care to elevate patient, family, nurse and physician experiences via the company's research collaborative, the Experience Innovation Network. Vocera is headquartered in San Jose, California, with offices in San Francisco, Tennessee, Canada, India, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.vocera.com and @VoceraComm on Twitter.
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