Communication breakdowns in healthcare are a top contributing factor in medical errors and profoundly impact care team satisfaction. In addition, it is estimated that a typical 500-bed hospital in the U.S. loses over $4 million due to communication errors and U.S. hospitals lose over $12 billion - annually.1
1University of Maryland, 2010
Vocera technology improves care team communication and collaboration, connecting people instantly by voice or secure text, without having to know phone numbers or even names.
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