$2.8 million contract caps record year of federal bookings for Vocera
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, announced today that U.S. Army Regional Health Command-Pacific (RHC-P) is expanding Vocera technology at three military facilities. This $2.8 million contract completes a record year of federal bookings across the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and Veteran Health Administration (VA). This agreement with RHC-P, a U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) region, includes a new deployment of Vocera solutions at Brian Allgood Army Hospital in Korea and a large expansion at Tripler Army Medical Center and Schofield Barracks Health Clinic in Honolulu.
Building out the MEDCOM global vision of standardizing communication with Vocera technology, Tripler is expanding the wearable technology enterprise-wide. The mobile solution is now being deployed across the entire acute care facility, to its outpatient clinics on base, and to the Schofield Barracks Health Clinic. Tripler, the largest medical center in the RHC-P, is one of many DoD facilities around the world where Vocera technology is being expanded or deployed to improve patient care, safety and satisfaction. Brian Allgood Army Hospital joins a growing list of federal organizations transforming the healthcare experience with Vocera technology.
“We are very proud to serve military hospitals and improve the healthcare experience for soldiers, veterans, families and care teams around the world,” said Brent Lang, president and CEO of Vocera. “Our success in the federal government validates the unique advantages of our communication platform and how Vocera solutions can enhance patient care delivery in any healthcare system or mission-critical environment. We expect our momentum within the DoD and VA to continue over time as we add new facilities and cross sell within existing customers.”
No other communication technology comes close to the depth of security credentials needed to support federal healthcare facilities. Vocera recently received a new Authority to Operate (ATO) from the DoD, based on compliance with strict security requirements and risk assessments outlined in the Risk Management Framework (RMF). Additionally, the wearable Vocera Communication Badge meets all federal government requirements, is FIPS 140-2 compliant, and Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) certified.
The mission of Vocera Communications, Inc. is to simplify and improve the lives of healthcare professionals and patients, while enabling hospitals to enhance quality of care and operational efficiency. In 2000, when the company was founded, we began to forever change the way care teams communicate. Today, Vocera continues to offer the leading platform for clinical communication and workflow. More than 1,400 hospitals and health systems around the world have selected our solutions for care teams to text securely using smartphones or make calls with our hands-free, wearable Vocera Badge. Interoperability between Vocera and more than 120 clinical systems helps reduce alarm fatigue, speed up staff response times, and improve patient care, safety and experience. In addition to healthcare, Vocera is at home in luxury hotels, aged care facilities, nuclear facilities, libraries, retail stores and more. Vocera makes a difference in any industry where workers are on the move and need to connect instantly with team members and access resources or information quickly. In 2017, Vocera made the list of Forbes 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America. Learn more at www.vocera.com, and follow @VoceraComm on Twitter.
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