PERTH, Australia (7 September 2016) – Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPOK) and the global leader in enterprise critical communications, today announced an ongoing partnership with Progility Technologies, an Australia-based enterprise integrator of unified communication solutions. Together, Spok and Progility help solve multiple challenges across different areas and departments of the hospital with one unified technology platform, Spok Care Connect® .
Spok Care Connect includes solutions for clinical alerting, web directory, on-call rostering, secure smartphone messaging, and contact centre optimisation. In conjunction with Progility’s services, these solutions integrate with existing workflows and enable hospitals to deliver information quickly and securely into the hands of the clinicians who need to act on it.
“Our goal is to put the patient at the centre of communications, giving clinicians the technology necessary to focus on quality outcomes, and for the organisation to focus on increasing patient satisfaction,” said John Jordan, Spok’s regional vice president – APAC. “We are excited to be partnering with Progility to help hospitals across Australia do just that.”
Spok and Progility have recently worked together on a number of healthcare clinical alerting projects across Australia. By automatically sending critical alerts from hospital systems such as nurse call and patient monitoring to staff’s mobile communication devices, hospitals have been able to improve staff productivity and workflow, as well as patients’ comfort and safety.
“We are proud to partner with Spok in helping hospitals evolve their approach to clinical messaging as they move their technology strategy from having multiple and disjointed systems, to a single platform,” said Campbell Johnston, Progility’s chief executive officer. “The more easily information can flow among clinical systems and caregivers, the better the patient care can become.”
About Progility Technologies
Progility Technologies is a systems integrator and professional services provider supplying critical communications solutions. Its services include consulting, training, unified communications, fixed and wireless communications and real-time location to medium and large enterprises. Progility Technologies has over 20 years’ experience in providing critical communications solutions to more than 5,000 Australian and international clients. Visit www.progility.com.au to learn more.
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 Go® and Spok Care Connect® platforms to enhance workflows for clinicians and support administrative compliance. Our customers send over 100 million messages each month through their Spok® solutions. When seconds count and patients’ lives are at stake, Spok enables smarter, faster clinical communication. For more information, visit spok.com or follow @spoktweets on Twitter.
Spok is a trademark of Spok Holdings, Inc. Spok Go and Spok Care Connect are trademarks of Spok, Inc.
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