Vocera Chief Medical Officer to Give Keynote Presentation at MGMA
SAN JOSE, Calif., October 27, 2014 -- Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE: VCRA), the leading provider of integrated, intelligent communication solutions for mission-critical mobile environments, today announced that Chief Medical Officer M. Bridget Duffy, MD, will be a keynote speaker at the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) Annual Conference, Oct. 26-29 in Las Vegas, Nev.
Dr. Duffy's keynote, "Restoring Humanity to Healthcare: The Key to Driving Loyalty and Growth," will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 28 from 4-5:15 p.m. PDT. The presentation will feature innovative solutions that improve communication and restore the human connection in healthcare. Dr. Duffy will also outline how to map the gaps in efficiency and empathy, engage physicians in this work, and socialize a checklist of Always Events® that create a consistent and seamless healthcare experience from first to last impression. In addition, Dr. Duffy will focus on the "quadruple aim," which she defines as restoring joy back to the practice of medicine while elevating patient-centered care, improving outcomes, and reducing healthcare costs.
As the leader of the patient experience movement, Dr. Duffy has spent more than 20 years defining the components of an optimal healing environment and designing ways to humanize healthcare. In addition to her role as chief medical officer at Vocera, Dr. Duffy is the co-founder of the company's thought leadership and research collaborative the Experience Innovation Network, which is focused on designing the next standards in care delivery, accelerating healthcare transformation, and putting science behind the human experience of care.
Vocera empowers integrated, intelligent communication in healthcare, hospitality, energy and other mission-critical mobile environments. Widely recognized for developing smarter ways to instantly communicate and collaborate, Vocera offers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions that improve efficiency throughout organizations. The Vocera Communication System is installed in more than 1,200 organizations worldwide. The Vocera portfolio improves workflow, quality, safety and outcomes while elevating the customer and patient experience. In addition to providing innovative technology, Vocera drives thought leadership and new standards to improve patient experience via its research collaborative, the Experience Innovation Network. Vocera is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., 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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