Vocera Chief Medical Officer Shares Patient Experience Strategies at Three Diverse Healthcare Events in March
SAN JOSE, Calif. - March 10, 2014 - Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE: VCRA), the leading provider of integrated, intelligent communication solutions for mission-critical mobile environments announced today that Chief Medical Officer Bridget Duffy, MD, will share personal insight and professional strategies to improve the healthcare experience at several thought leadership events.
On Tuesday, March 11 at noon EDT, Dr. Duffy will kick off a new program with the Canadian Healthcare Association to accelerate improvement in patient experience across the Canadian healthcare system. In a one hour webinar, Delivering Measureable Improvements in Patient Experience, Dr. Duffy will outline how to build and scale innovations in patient experience to enhance financial, clinical, operational, and strategic outcomes. The webinar is designed for healthcare leaders who are interested in architecting a successful and sustainable approach for patient, family and staff experience at their organization.
On March 22 at the GI Roundtable in Boston, Dr. Duffy will lead a discussion with innovators in the field of gastroenterology about improving patient experience. The following week in San Francisco, she will participate as a panelist at the March 27 XX in Health event, an initiative of Rock Health that connects and empowers female visionaries who are driving change in healthcare.
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 innovative ways to restore humanity to healthcare. She was recently named one of the "Top 50 in Digital Healthcare" by Rock Health, and has been featured in HealthLeaders magazine as one of "20 People Who Make Healthcare Better."
Prior to her appointment as CMO at Vocera, Dr. Duffy co-founded and served as chief executive officer of ExperiaHealth, with the mission of assisting organizations in rapidly improving staff and patient loyalty through innovative technologies and solutions that restore the human connection to healthcare. ExperiaHealth was acquired by Vocera Communications and now drives the company's thought leadership and research as the Experience Innovation Network.
Vocera empowers integrated, intelligent communication for mission-critical mobile environments in healthcare, hospitality, energy, retail, education and more. One of the fastest growing mobile technology companies, Vocera is widely recognized for developing smarter ways to communicate that improve patient and customer satisfaction. Exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Association, Vocera® Voice Communication, Secure Messaging, and Care Experience solutions are installed in more than 1,000 organizations worldwide. Vocera is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with offices in Tennessee, Canada, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.vocera.com and @VoceraCom 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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