Published On: Thu, Sep 5th, 2019

Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre in Canada deploys Vocera Smartbadge solution

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Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) in Ontario, Canada, has deployed the new Vocera Smartbadge solution to improve care team communication and staff safety.

The wearable Smartbadge is purpose-built for healthcare and combines smartphone capabilities with the hands-free Vocera Badge.

Implemented throughout the hospital, the Smartbadge will standardize care team communication, provide clinicians more agility, and improve patient care and satisfaction.

Heather Lee – president and CEO, SLMHC said: “The Vocera solution is no doubt the right choice for our mission to transform clinical workflows and the patient experience.

“Our clinicians have different ways of collaborating on patient cases, and the Smartbadge gives them the flexibility to securely text, make hands-free calls, and view notifications all on one device.

“We expect this single communication solution will help our clinicians and support staff save valuable steps, which will improve response times and positively impact patient outcomes.”

SLMHC deploys new Vocera Smartbadge solution

SLMHC deploys new Vocera Smartbadge solution

Smartbadge with one-touch panic button is designed to improve patient, family and staff safety as well as help staff in emergency conditions.

The mobile device can integrate with over 140 clinical and operational systems through the Vocera software platform.

Initially, SLMHC plans to integrate the Smartbadge with its electronic health record and nurse call systems.

The hospital will leverage the entire Vocera Platform and the Vocera Analytics solution for insights into the number of alerts, voice calls, and texts clinicians receive.

SLMHC is a fully accredited 60-bed hospital and a 20-bed extended care facility.

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