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Midstate Medical Supercharges Legacy Nursecall

June 25, 2012 No comments yet

Last spring Gary Blumberg at Midstate Medical Center (Meriden, CT) called to ask if there was a way to tweak their nursecall/Vocera workflow to accommodate staff members taking breaks or leaving the nursing unit. While I enjoy giving rapid fire sage wisdom to my customers, the answer was not as simple as having users pressing […]

In Healthcare Communications, One Device Does Not Fit All…Yet

January 4, 2010 2 comments

Is Your Hospital Considering a One Communication Device Strategy? Here are some key points to consider from my recent article in EnterpriseMobileToday.com. 1. Usability matters. A NICU nurse whose hands are busy diapering a baby has very different needs than someone dispatching code teams, or an anesthesiologist. In pointing out the difference between purpose-built healthcare […]

Vocera, Hospitalists, Nocturnists and DND

April 22, 2009 No comments yet

According to the March 12th issues of the New England Journal of Medicine (as reported in MedPage Today), in some regions of the US, upwards of 70% of inpatient care now being taken care of by hospitalists. With the steady rise of these physicians who are primarily hospital employees, it’s no surprise that these doctors […]

Vocera and the Night Transporters

April 10, 2009 No comments yet

Recently, while doing regular rounds as part of our ongoing support for one of our customers, I observed Kathy G (night manager) and a nurse pushing a bed with a patient in it to one of the nursing units. When I asked her where the transporter was (Brian M. was in the Night Transporter Group), […]


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