Department of Defense awards contracting vehicle for Vocera Solutions

Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognized provider of clinical communication and workflow solutions, has announced that the Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded a Single Award Task Order Contract (SATOC) to Government Marketing and Procurement (GMP), the reseller for Vocera in federal markets, the company said.

The SATOC is a contracting vehicle that outlines the terms and conditions for delivery, installation, configuration, engineering, furnishing, and hardware testing of wireless hands-free communication technology to the Defense Health Agency (DHA), which is responsible for providing medical services to the DoD. All three military branches can leverage this contract to easily purchase Vocera solutions.

The SATOC process is used by federal agencies to simplify and expedite purchasing within the Military Health System. GMP was chosen to be the sole provider of the Vocera wireless hands-free communication system.

The Vocera communication system is the standard across US Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) facilities worldwide. Proven to help care teams reduce steps and save valuable time, this communication system integrates with more than 140 operational and clinical systems, including electronic health records, nurse call systems, physiologic monitors and real-time location systems.

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. Learn more at www.vocera.com, and follow @VoceraComm on Twitter.