LEEDS, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 17, 2015--
Spok, Inc. today announced that it has partnered with Softcat plc to
enable NHS organisations to enhance efficiency and safety with better
staff communications. With this partnership, Softcat will deepen its
product portfolio by offering technology from Spok to improve processes
such as clinical
test result delivery, patient
call alerts, secure
messaging, and on-call
roster management. The partnership also allows Softcat to offer
Spok’s solutions and services through approved government framework
“We are delighted to have a strong, IT brand like Softcat as a strategic
healthcare partner in the UK as we start a new chapter in our channel
partner program here at Spok,” said Steven Armstrong, Spok’s regional
vice president - EMEA. “Softcat’s enviable growth within the healthcare
sector is testament to its desire to offer differentiated solutions to
its client base. Together we will be able to equip NHS hospitals with
unified critical communication solutions that enable caregivers to
improve efficiency, deliver cost savings, and ultimately, improve
In hospitals, a complex mix of clinical, safety, and other communication
systems constantly generates updates, alerts, and key pieces of
information. But unless this data is gathered and delivered quickly to
the appropriate team members on their preferred devices, it’s useless.
Softcat works with NHS facilities to implement innovative new technology
to address the varied needs of healthcare organisations.
“By partnering with Spok, we are able to support acute trusts and
secondary care providers throughout the UK in their efforts to automate
clinical workflows and secure communications using Spok’s full suite of
integrated solutions,” said Mark Brazington, partner alliance manager -
Softcat plc is a leading provider of IT infrastructure to corporate and
public sectors within the United Kingdom. Softcat helps organisations
address IT sourcing challenges and software licensing needs, and
innovates with new solutions and exciting managed services. As an
organisation with high-level vendor relationships, Softcat prides itself
on delivering unbiased and honest guidance for all of its customers' IT
requirements. To learn more about Softcat, visit www.softcat.com.
Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:
SPOK), is proud to be a leader in critical communications for
healthcare, government, public safety, and other industries. We deliver
smart, reliable solutions to help protect the health, well-being, and
safety of people around the globe. Organisations worldwide rely on Spok
for workflow improvement, secure texting, paging services, contact
centre optimisation, and public safety response. When communications
matter, Spok delivers. Visit us at www.spok.com/emea or
find us on Twitter @Spok_EMEA.
Spok is a trademark of Spok Holdings, Inc.
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