Interoperability platform improves workflows and reduces alarm fatigue

Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognized provider of clinical communication and workflow solutions, has announced that Allina Health is deploying Vocera interoperability software to connect nurse call systems and patient monitors with the health system´s communication infrastructure, the company said.

Connectivity between disparate systems will help simplify clinical workflows, improve staff response times, and reduce alarm fatigue.

These integrations mark a large expansion of Vocera technology across Allina Health, an award-winning 12-hospital system with locations in Minnesota and Wisconsin. In August 2018, Allina Health´s Abbott Northwestern, Mercy and United hospitals were ranked first, second and fourth, respectively, in the Twin Cities on the US News & World Report 2018-19 Best Hospitals list. Abbott Northwestern was also ranked first in Twin Cities and second in all of Minnesota for the sixth year in a row.

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 15 retail pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services, home care, home oxygen and medical equipment and emergency medical transportation services.

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.