Vocera Webinar Showcases Strategies to Improve Patient and Care Team Safety

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Hospital leader to share benefits of hands-free communication, even under PPE


Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, is hosting a webinar with Hardin Memorial Health (HMH) about hands-free communication and how it improves the safety and well-being of patients and care teams. The virtual event is Tuesday, June 30, from 12-1 p.m. ET, and will be moderated by Rhonda Collins, DNP, RN, FAAN, Chief Nursing Officer of Vocera.

“Hands-free communication has been a game changer for us,” said Deanna Parker, MBA, MHA, BSN, assistant vice president of emergency services at HMH. “It has helped us improve clinician collaboration and satisfaction as well as elevate patient care, safety and experience.”

During the webinar, Parker will share how the emergency department at HMH implemented the wearable Vocera Badge while onboarding new care team members and serving thousands of patients during a $15 million construction project. Collaboration between clinical staff and the IT department led to successful adoption of the solution. The strategic approach to deployment and training was executed so well that within four months, patient satisfaction scores and left without being seen (LWBS) rates showed significant improvements. Additionally, the hospital has seen positive results in multiple sepsis metrics.

Parker will share her team’s best practices before and during the COVID-19 crisis as the ED redesigned clinical workflows and began using the Vocera Badge under personal protective equipment (PPE) to triage and care for patients quickly and safely. Click here to register for this complimentary 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 offers the leading platform for improving clinical communication and workflow. More than 2,100 facilities worldwide, including nearly 1,700 hospitals and healthcare facilities, have selected our solutions. Care team members use our solutions to communicate and collaborate with co-workers by securely texting or calling, and to be notified of important alerts and alarms. They can choose the right device for their role or task, including smartphones or our hands-free, wearable Vocera Smartbadge and Vocera Badge. Interoperability between the Vocera Platform and more than 150 clinical and operational 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, retail stores, schools, power facilities, libraries, and more. Vocera solutions make mobile workers safer and more effective by enabling them to connect instantly with other people and access resources or information quickly. Vocera has made the list of Forbes 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America. Learn more at www.vocera.com and follow @VoceraComm on Twitter.

Vocera® and the Vocera logo are trademarks of Vocera Communications, Inc. registered in the United States and other jurisdictions. All other trademarks appearing in this release are the property of their respective owners.

Shanna Hearon
Vocera Communications, Inc.

Source: Vocera Communications, Inc.

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