Forbes Names Vocera to Its 2017 List of Most Trustworthy Companies in America

Monday, May 8, 2017
SAN JOSE, Calif.

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, has made the Forbes 2017 list of 100 Most Trustworthy Companies In America. Vocera was listed in the small market cap group, which included companies valued between $250 million and $1 billion.

“Trust is a core value at Vocera. Customers rely on our products and services to help deliver safe, high-quality patient care every day,” said Brent Lang, president and CEO of Vocera. “Being named one of the most trustworthy companies by Forbes is a testament to our reliability and the strength of our mission to improve the lives of patients, families and care teams.”

Each year, Forbes looks at companies that rate as the most trustworthy based on accounting and governance practices. Starting with a roster of 2,300 non-financial companies in the United States worth at least $250 million, Forbes, with assistance from MSCI ESG Research, compiles a top-100 list. Factors considered include high-risk behaviors like regulatory actions, amended filings, revenue and expense recognition methods, and bankruptcy risk.

The list is sorted into three groups: large cap companies with market caps of $5 billion or more, mid cap companies between $1 and $5 billion, and small cap companies between $250 million and $1 billion. These market caps – and the data with which MSCI tabulates its ratings – are based on financial statements from the four quarters through Q3 2016. Each quarter’s analysis is based on a rolling 12-month basis to make up for firms that operate in industries greatly affected by seasonality.

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 our platform and more than 120 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, 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. Learn more at www.vocera.com, and follow @VoceraComm on Twitter.

The Vocera logo is a trademark of Vocera Communications, Inc. Vocera® is a trademark 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.

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Vocera technology has bridged our communication gaps – allowing instant hands-free voice calls, improving patient care coordination, and enhancing staff and patient safety by reducing response times.

Norman Bowman, Clinical Ward Administrator at Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

The Vocera numbers speak for themselves, and they show this technology can dramatically reduce the time it takes to connect with a colleague and get a response. That has a real impact on the care we provide.

Adrian Plunkett, Paediatric Intensivist Consultant at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital

We have seen improvement in our communication across Emergency Care since implementing Vocera technology – staff can now connect with the right person on their first try.

Victoria Sudron, Service Improvement Coordinator at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Trust

Since implementing Vocera, we no longer have communication delays due to the ‘page and wait’ scenario.

Nick Roper, Clinical Director at North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Trust
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