The Company’s Connect 18 conference introduces customers to the next
evolution of the Spok Care Connect® platform
SPRINGFIELD, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 8, 2018--
This week Spok,
Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:
SPOK) and a global leader in healthcare communications, welcomed more
than 150 attendees to Connect
18, the Company’s annual conference for healthcare professionals.
The event, taking place in Scottsdale, Arizona, gives healthcare
clinicians, IT experts, and C-suite executives a chance to explore the
future of healthcare communication technology.
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Spok welcomed over 150 attendees to explore the future of healthcare communication technology. (Photo: Spok)
“We are excited to bring together some of the industry’s leading
innovators who are pushing the boundaries to advance and improve
healthcare communications,” said Vincent D. Kelly, chief executive
officer and president of Spok Holdings, Inc. “We are particularly
pleased to showcase what we believe is a game-changer in healthcare
communication technology; the next generation of the Spok Care Connect
platform. Our collaboration with hospital leaders at these
conferences—and throughout the year—has helped us create an enterprise
platform that positions healthcare providers for success today and
supports them with faster, smarter clinical communications for the next
Dr. Chris Snyder, chief quality officer and physician advisor for
Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC), spoke alongside Darrell
Messersmith, vice president of information technology and chief
information officer for Vail Health, during the opening session. The
pair shared how they collaborated with Spok product developers to help
shape the next evolution of the Spok
Care Connect® platform. Clinical teams at PRMC and Vail
were early users of the company’s new cloud-based solutions, which
support faster, easier, more actionable care team communications.
In addition to a full agenda of presentations, Connect 18 features
sessions on how hospitals are moving contact center functions beyond the
switchboard to support clinical teams, why hospitals need a
communication platform in addition to the EHR, and how to use technology
to help manage alarm fatigue. The conference also offers insight from
Spok customers who present case
studies on topics such as reducing code response times and
streamlining sepsis response to reduce mortality rates.
“Our Spok customer family grows every year. We now support more than
1,900 hospitals across the nation who care for more than 150 million
patients a year,” adds Hemant Goel, president of Spok, Inc. “Connect is
another way we partner with our customers to ensure we are supporting
their goals to deliver the highest quality of care and improve patient
Updates from the conference are posted to the SpokTwitter
Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:
SPOK), headquartered in Springfield, Virginia, is proud to be a 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
or follow @spoktweets
Spok is a trademark of Spok Holdings, Inc. Spok Care Connect is a
trademark of Spok, Inc.
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