SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 26, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vocera (NYSE:VCRA), the leading mobile healthcare communications company, announced today that Chief Executive Officer Brent Lang and Chief Medical Officer Bridget Duffy, MD, will speak at several upcoming healthcare events about innovation design and setting the next standards in care delivery to improve patient safety, experience and outcomes.
On Thursday, Oct. 29, Dr. Duffy will be the keynote speaker at The American Heart Association’s Heart Innovation Forum, which will bring together physicians, researchers, entrepreneurs, healthcare executives, and investors to discuss innovative ways to accelerate science and better understand how to treat heart disease and stroke. As a physician, leader, and the nation’s first chief experience officer in healthcare, Dr. Duffy will help foster dialogue among these national leaders to move promising research and innovations forward.
In addition, Dr. Duffy will be the opening keynote on Thursday, Nov. 19, at the AMS Phoenix Project Conference in Toronto, Canada, where she will provide insight into technologies and solutions that humanize the healthcare experience and help restore joy the practice of medicine.
Also on Nov. 19, Lang will be among the selected thought leaders speaking at Becker’s Hospital Review 4th Annual CEO Roundtable in Chicago. At 2:45 p.m. CT, he will lead a strategic session on building a communication network that meets the demands of the new healthcare landscape. More than 700 healthcare executives are expected to attend the Becker’s Hospital Review event, which will feature more than 100 thought leaders discussing the best strategies, financial opportunities and the latest information technology developments that will benefit hospitals and health systems in 2016.
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 1,200 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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