National Bank of Kuwait Children's Hospital adds Vocera solution

Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognized provider of clinical communication and workflow solutions, announced the National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) Children´s Hospital at Sabah Medical District is deploying Vocera technology throughout its new oncology building to improve care team communication and create a quieter, more healing environment for patients, the company said.

Physicians, nurses, managers and support staff will be using the hands-free Vocera Badge and secure texting via the Vocera mobile app in its new center for hematology, cancer, and stem cell treatments. The project was timely executed in cooperation with Al Essa Group in Kuwait, a technology reseller in Kuwait.

NBK Children´s Hospital is the first Ministry of Health hospital in Kuwait to deploy smart communication technology to improve care team collaboration, optimize operational efficiency, and elevate patient safety, care and experience. The wearable, voice-controlled badges reduce overhead paging, which can be disruptive to patient care and satisfaction.

The new three-story facility is part of the first phase of the hospital´s operational expansion plan to improve its specialty care services. The oncology building includes an emergency department, daycare, pharmacy, laboratory, and operating theatres with multidisciplinary support staff, including child life specialists.

Al Essa has a long-proven experience in introducing cutting-edge healthcare equipment and solutions from world-class manufacturers in Kuwait. The diverse capabilities in Marketing, Sales, Application Support and Service of a wide and comprehensive range of medical equipment and consumables for healthcare facilities, rehabilitation and wellness, makes them a solution provider in the region and a premium partner for Vocera in Kuwait.

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