More Than Half a Million Healthcare Workers Worldwide Now Use Vocera Solutions in Over 1,000 Healthcare Facilities

Thursday, October 1, 2015

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vocera Communications (NYSE:VCRA), the leading mobile healthcare communications company, today announced several significant milestones, highlighting new insights into the company's continued growth and impact on mission critical environments like hospitals.

According to recent customer analysis, more than half a million healthcare workers worldwide use Vocera solutions to connect, communicate and collaborate. The report also reveals that over 600 million voice conversations were enabled by the Vocera Badge last year. The Vocera Badge, a wearable voice-controlled device, is among the company's portfolio of communication solutions that enable team members to instantly reach the right person, in the right place, at the right time, on the right device, with the right information.

Additional facts:

  • More than 1,300 customer facilities worldwide use Vocera solutions, including over 1,000 healthcare facilities
  • Vocera solutions are used by workers in 11 different countries
  • More than 700,000 Vocera Badges have been sold since the product launched in 2002

Vocera's solutions enable delivery of critical alerts, based on clinical integrations with nurse call systems, physiological monitors and electronic health records, resulting in more than 250 million secure alerts and text messages delivered last year.

"These numbers speak volumes about the importance of the complete end-to-end communication solutions we provide for our customers," said Brent Lang, president and CEO of Vocera Communications. "Vocera is the clear industry leader, as more and more healthcare providers around the world depend on our technologies to facilitate their enterprise-wide patient care communication needs."

About Vocera

Vocera Communications, Inc. is the leading healthcare communications company. Vocera provides enterprise-class communication solutions that help care teams collaborate more efficiently by delivering the right information, to the right person, on the right device, at the right time, anywhere. Vocera solutions are installed in more than 1,300 organizations worldwide, improving quality, efficiency, safety and outcomes. Via the company's research collaborative, the Experience Innovation Network, Vocera also drives thought leadership for the healthcare industry and new standards in care delivery to elevate patient, family, nurse and physician experiences. 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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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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