Advisory members include physician and nurse leaders from across the
country including from Duke Health, Emory Healthcare, Froedtert & The
Medical College of Wisconsin, Peninsula Regional Medical Center, UW
Health, Vail Health, and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Health.
SPRINGFIELD, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 8, 2018--
Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:
SPOK) and the leader in healthcare communications, announces the
formation of its Physician
Advisory Council and Nurse
Advisory Council. The mission of these councils is to provide
strategic guidance for the Spok Care Connect® platform.
“Our focus is bringing to market the most innovative clinical
communication and collaboration platform to improve patient outcomes and
care team satisfaction,” said Hemant Goel, president of Spok. “The
expertise of physician and nurse executives and other clinical leaders
helps us understand key challenges and prioritize enhancements to
advance our solutions.”
The councils explore a broad range of current and emerging healthcare
trends, and examine the role of clinical communication, workflow
coordination with electronic health records (EHRs), increasing patient
engagement, and using analytics to improve outcomes.
“We’re proud to provide a collaborative environment for our partners to
influence the future of our platform,” said Dr. Andrew Mellin, Spok
chief medical officer and chair of the Physician Advisory Council. “We
are already receiving great insights on topics including how to deliver
world-class mobile application experiences and manage clinical alerts
and results from the EHR. The councils help us understand what is most
valuable to the provider community.”
For Dr. Nat’e Guyton, Spok chief nursing officer and chair of the Nurse
Advisory Council, it is about leveraging the voice of the nurse in
technology. “Our mission is to advance communication technology for
nurses that enhances the delivery of patient and family-centered care.”
The councils meet regularly to provide strategic insight and input on
trends and opportunities in enterprise communications and technology
advancements specifically for healthcare organizations. The councils
also provide a forum for member networking and peer learning to enhance
inter-professional practice. Members represent healthcare organizations
including Duke Health, Emory Healthcare, Froedtert & The Medical College
of Wisconsin, Peninsula Regional Medical Center, UW Health, Vail Health,
and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Health.
If you would like more information on the Spok advisory councils and for
a full listing of council members, please visit
Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok
Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPOK), headquartered in Springfield, Virginia,
is proud to be the global leader in healthcare communications. We
deliver clinical information to care teams when and where it matters
most to improve patient outcomes. Top hospitals rely on the Spok Care
Connect® platform to enhance workflows for clinicians, support
administrative compliance, and provide a better experience for patients.
Our customers send over 100 million messages each month through their
Spok® solutions. When seconds count, count on Spok. For more
information, visit spok.com
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Spok is a trademark of Spok Holdings, Inc. Spok Care Connect and Spok
Mobile are trademarks of Spok, Inc.
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