Yuma Regional Medical Center extends Vocera technology

Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognized provider of clinical communication and workflow solutions, has announced that Yuma Regional Medical Center (YRMC) in Arizona has expanded Vocera technology enterprise-wide, the company said.

Initially used in the emergency department (ED), the Vocera solution is now being deployed throughout the 406-bed hospital, enabling physicians and nurses to collaborate quickly using secure texting and hands-free voice communication. The solution is also empowering YRMC patients, connecting them directly to caregivers during their hospital stay.

The 72-bed emergency department at YRMC is one of the five busiest EDs in Arizona, serving more than 75,000 patients annually. With 71,118 square feet, effective care team communication is critical for patient care, safety and satisfaction. From the ED to inpatient services, the medical center boasts 2,400 employees and more than 400 medical practitioners. They need fast, easy and flexible ways to connect and collaborate.

Yuma Regional Medical Center is a 406-bed, not-for-profit hospital dedicated to providing outstanding medical care to the residents of Yuma and the surrounding communities in southwestern Arizona. The YRMC team includes 2,400 employees, 400 medical practitioners, and hundreds of volunteers who work closely together to create a welcoming, caring, and compassionate environment for patients and their families. For more information visit www.yumaregional.org.

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.