Vocera to Showcase Enterprise Solutions for Communication and Collaboration at HIMSS16

Thursday, February 18, 2016

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 18, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), the leading healthcare communications company, will showcase the Vocera Communication Platform at the 2016 HIMSS Conference and Exhibition in Las Vegas, Feb. 29 through March 4, 2016. The enterprise-grade solution enables HIPAA-compliant communication via voice and secure text messaging on a variety of mobile devices. The Vocera Communication Platform also integrates with more than 70 clinical systems, including electronic health records, nurse call, and physiologic monitoring systems.

Vocera arrives at HIMSS16 with strong momentum after recently announcing the selection of its communication solutions at Franciscan Alliance and Massachusetts General Hospital. That energy will continue at HIMSS16 with two Vocera customers sharing their success stories at the health IT event.

On Wednesday, March 2, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. PT, Liz Michael, Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer at Stillwater Medical Center, will discuss how integrating communication technology with Stillwater’s computerized physician order entry system has improved patient, physician and care team experience. Lieutenant Colonel Francisco Dominicci, Chief Information Officer and Director of Health IT for the Colorado Springs Military Health System, will speak on Thursday, March 3, from 1-2 p.m. PT and share how Evans Army Community Hospital uses hands-free communication to improve care team collaboration, patient care, and safety.

"More than half a million healthcare workers around the world use Vocera solutions to quickly communicate, collaborate and deliver care,” said Brent Lang, President and CEO of Vocera. “HIMSS16, the largest meeting for healthcare IT leaders, is an ideal setting to showcase the positive global impact that Vocera’s enterprise communication solution is having on the healthcare experience for patients, families, nurses, physicians and other care team members.”  

For product demonstrations and to learn more about the Vocera Communication Platform, system integrations and mobile partners, HIMSS16 attendees can visit the Vocera Booth (#1338). More information is also available on the Vocera HIMSS16 microsite.

About Vocera

Vocera Communications, Inc. offers the most robust clinical communications system in healthcare. Installed in more than 1,300 organizations worldwide, Vocera delivers secure, integrated and intelligent communication solutions that enable care teams to collaborate more efficiently by delivering the right information, to the right person, on the right device, in the right location, at the right time. Vocera solutions provide hands-free voice communication, secure text messaging, patient engagement tools, and integrated clinical workflow with EHRs, nurse call systems and physiological monitors.  These solutions help improve operational efficiency, quality of care, safety and satisfaction across the continuum of care. In addition to technology solutions, Vocera drives thought leadership and new standards in care to elevate patient, family, nurse and physician experiences via the company's research collaborative, the Experience Innovation Network. 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.

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.

CONTACT: Contacts:

Jessica Donnelly

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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